Welcome to our Website!

The picture you see in the center of this page is of a Great Pyrenees at our Rescue waiting for a forever home.  September is "SENIOR DOG MONTH" and we are featuring a senior Pyr in need of a loving home. To see our adoptable dogs please click on the “AVAILABLE” tab above and you will be taken to another site where you will see all of our adoptable Great Pyrenees. 

If you think you would like to adopt a Pyr please read the characteristics of our breed on this site by clicking the “BREED INFO” tab above.  Once you have decided a Pyr is for you, please click on the “APPLICATION”, fill it out, and send it in.  Upon receipt of your application we will call you to discuss your interest in our breed and arrange for you to visit us.

Want to view some successful adoptions?  Click on “GOING HOME”.  This is what we are all about, one successful adoption at a time! 

If you want to know more about our Rescue, please visit the “ABOUT US” and “NEWS/LINKS/EVENTS ” and finally if you would like to support us in our efforts to save lives and provide forever homes to countless Great Pyrenees please visit our “HOW TO HELP” page.  We are supported only through donations from dog lovers like you.  We have partnered with such organizations as Amazon Smiles and Benefit Wines to name a few, so that your purchase of their products will be a win/win for both you as a consumer, and Great Pyrenees Rescue. 

We are very proud of our new page called "SUCCESS" which is dedicated to our very generous donors who have supported our efforts to help Pyrs who came to us in need of medical care far beyond the normal spaying and neutering. Their "success" stories appear on this page. 

Of course donations in any amount provide our greatest support and are deeply appreciated.  Click the Donate button and your donations can be handled securely through PayPal.

We hope you enjoy our web site. Please return to it again and again as new Pyrs are posted for adoption.

Is this Breed for You? 


Pyrs are wanderers--require sturdy 6' fencing that they cannot dig under or go over to contain them. 

Pyrs are not an off-leash breed--must be on a leash when out of their secure yard. 

Pyrs are territorial--do not always get along with same sex dogs. 

Pyrs are nocturnal and guard by barking--must be brought inside at night so as not to irritate neighbors. 

Pyrs leave white hair everywhere year round--car, couch, refrig, flooring, your clothes. 

Pyrs should be obedience trained to fully enjoy them.  They are super intelligent and easily bored--no training session over 15 minutes of active commands.

Pyrs are a large working breed who do not thrive in apartments or condos, they can become bored and destructive without sufficient outdoor exercise in a securely fenced area.



Contact for Shelters

& Pyrs in Need



Tel: 909-887-8201

Our territory for shelters or Pyrs in need is from the Mexican Border to Fresno, the coast up to and including San Luis Obispo, and all of Southern Nevada



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September is Senior Dog Month!  Our Pet of the Month - SPOT



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Strike a blow against Canine Cancer at our 2014 Pyr-In   909-887-8201

About Spot....

Spot is a lovely and loving 6 year old spayed female.
 She came from Lake Isabella when her owner turned her into the shelter there. 

Spot walks well on a leash, rides well in the car and will cuddle as long as you like.
  She is housebroken and really needs a forever home. 

Spot has a beautiful, huge, but easy to care for coat.
Spot has a fondness for food so would appreciate it if she could eat alone.

Spot is crate trained and gets on well with
other dogs, but no chickens.

Ask about our Seniors for Seniors program.


Meet Luke Robinson & his Pyr Indiana

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 For those of you who are not familiar with the story of Luke and his Pyrs, Hudson & Indiana, they have been walking from Vancouver to San Diego to bring awareness to canine cancer and raise money for cancer research.  This dreaded disease cost Luke his faithful Pyrs, Malcolm, and then Murphy, and encouraged him to walk to gain support to conquer this disease.   

​This is not Luke's first walk.  You may have seen him on Animal Planet walking from Austin to Boston in 2008.  Along the way he met up with many other dog lovers who share his concerns about cancer, made donations to his foundation, and walked with him.  His foundation, "Puppy Up" formerly "2 Million Dogs", is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to cancer research in canines and its relationship to cancer in humans.

We are very honored to have two of these three pioneers at our Pyr-In this year, and we hope you and your Pyrs and other pets will join us with open hearts and generous donations to Luke's foundation.  You can go on-line to read more about their journey and to make a donation.  And you can follow their walk on Facebook and Twitter.  

Our Pyr-In will be held on October 26, 2014
12 noon to 4 PM
Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA sections E & F

See you there!!!!!



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You are invited to visit our exciting News/Events page to learn about all our upcoming activities!