Welcome to the “Virginia Great Pyrenees 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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Intelligent and well-tempered, the Great Pyrenees was bred to guard flocks with shepherds. They are a loving breed that will protect their home from anything they deem a threat. An intelligent breed, the Great Pyrenees loves to figure things out on their own - which is why early and consistent training is absolutely necessary. This breed has an uncanny ability to recognize a friend from a foe and will have no problem protecting their family. With early socialization, they make a great family companion – getting along well with both other dogs and children. They do love to bark, though, and will let you know how they are feeling – often pawing at you to show their love. This hardworking, gentle, and affectionate breed is a devoted family companion.
If you can't find the right Great Pyrenees 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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Great Pyrenees Rescues in Virginia
|Blue Ridge Great Pyrenees Rescue & Education Inc.||Fairfax||VA||(703) 476-6346|||
|Appalachian Great Pyrenees Association, Inc.||Richmond||VA||(804) 795-7847|||
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- To find additional Great Pyrenees dogs available for adoption check: Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, or Kentucky.
- Or check out the complete list of all Great Pyrenees Rescues in the USA!
- Find rescues groups dedicated to other dog breeds in Virginia: Big Dog Rescues, Small Dog Rescues, Doberman Pinscher, Neapolitan Mastiff, or Treeing Walker Coonhound.
- 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.