Welcome to the “Virginia Briard Rescue” page here at Local Dog Rescues! Thanks for stopping by! If you are a first time visitor, then congratulations on your decision to adopt a dog! Your are about to improve (and potentially save!) the life of one lucky pup, as well as to immeasurable improve your own happiness! Every state page here on Local Dog Rescues contains a complete list of all the local rescue organizations that we have identified in each state. You will be able to see all their current contact information, as well as a link to their website, so you can check and see what dogs they currently have available for adoption. We provide all this information to help you identify ALL the available dogs for rescue near you, so you can find your perfect pup.
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Spirited and intelligent, the Briard was originally bred as a herding and guard dog. They are known as a “heart wrapped in fur” due to their devotion to their family. That being said, the Briard is not overly dependent. Their intelligence makes them easily trainable, though they can be stubborn. Early training can prevent their headstrong tendencies. Their wariness of strangers and loyalty to their family makes them great watch dogs. Early socialization will ensure a Briard will get along well with other dogs and children. This loving and gentle breed will make a perfect family companion.
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If you can't find the right Briard Rescue that you’re searching for in your state, check below the listings for links to other Rescues in nearby states who may have exactly what you are looking for.
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Briard Rescues in Virginia
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- To find additional Briard dogs available for adoption check: Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, or Kentucky.
- Or check out the complete list of all Briard Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Virginia: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Shepadoodle, Bernese Mountain Dog, or Fox Terrier.
- Are you a Rescue Group who isn't listed? Click Here to add your information!
We sincerely hope that this site will help you find the perfect dog to rescue near you. However, please keep in mind that while we have the utmost trust in every organization listed here, we cannot personally vouch for any individual group we have listed, or for the experience you will have with a dog you adopt from them. We strongly encourage you to research each organizations independently before deciding the adopt from them, as well as thoroughly preparing yourself, your family, and your home for the arrival of your new dog.