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Great Pyrenees (long coat)  : :  Male (neutered)  : :  Senior  : :  Large

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About Buddy

  • Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
  • Adoption Fee: $175
  • Species: Dog
  • General Color: White
  • Current Size: 83 Pounds
  • Current Age: 9 Years (best estimate)
  • Fence Required: Yes(6 foot)
  • Housetrained: Yes
  • Obedience Training Needed: Has Basic Training
  • Exercise Needs: Moderate
  • Grooming Needs: Moderate
  • Shedding Amount: Moderate
  • Owner Experience Needed: Breed
  • Reaction to New People: Friendly

Buddy truly lives up to his name. Born around March 2014, Buddy is a friendly, woolly presence wherever you are: calm and well-mannered in the house, in the car, and on walks; he makes friends everywhere he goes.

A bump on the ground most of the time, he launches himself so wholeheartedly into action when the doorbell rings that it’s funny to see! Once he’s had a chance to sniff your visitors, he’s generally okay and may even hug them. He barks when he sees or hears anything unusual in the garden but will stop as soon as he knows you’ve checked it out and are fine with it.

He loves to chase bunnies and will bounce after them across the lawn like a big furry beach ball but has been good with the horse, goat, sheep, and chickens. The cat’s not keen on him but will walk by or even jump over him, and he mostly ignores her.

A great pal, and easy-going, as long as he can be with you, but though he doesn’t seem to mind waiting for you in the car, he gets very anxious if he thinks he’s been left alone in the house and will either start howling or try to get out to start looking for you. An adopter would have to be willing to take him along, or have somebody stay with him, all the time. Buddy’s foster Mom says, “He gets along well with my female and smaller male dogs, but he isn’t crazy about my larger Pyr, so maybe best with female or smaller dogs than him.” He can be adopted as an one-and-only, too. He likes kids but would be best in a home with just adults.

ADOPT HERE: Complete an Adoption Application for your Pyr-fect new family companion at

All dogs and puppies require VISIBLE fencing

Adoption fee: $175 (Adoption fee includes spay/neuter, heartworm test, rabies, distemper, parvo and health certificate for travel). 

GPRS has proudly placed thousands of Great Pyrenees and GP mixes in the PNW for over a decade. Our volunteers have over 100 years combined experience fostering, screening, and placing this majestic breed into loving, forever homes. When adopting from us, you can rest assured that we provide life-long support and advice when it comes to your new family member. As always, our purpose is to find the best match for every unique dog that comes through our doors. Taking the time to find the right fit comes first and foremost at the Great Pyrenees Rescue Society. If you are interested in adopting, please take the time, and apply. You will see firsthand how much care, attention and love goes into the process, when you are guided a personal screener. This is why we have people come back again and again for their next family member! See all our dogs, fill out an application and discover why we are the BEST at placing the right dog in the right home!

ADOPTION, FOSTERING, AND DONATIONS are just some of the ways you can help a rescued dog. We have worked hard to cultivate a large network of volunteers to save this majestic breed. While monetary donations are always much appreciated, you can also help by donating your time as a GPRS foster or volunteer.

FOSTER HERE: Apply to foster at dog at .

VOLUNTEER HERE: Let us know your interests in helping our Pyr friends at

More about Buddy

Good with Dogs, Good with Cats, Good with Older/Considerate Kids Only, Good with Adults, Does Good in the Car, Requires a yard, Leashtrained, Cratetrained, Affectionate, Intelligent, Even-tempered, Gentle

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