Dakota W

Great Pyrenees

Imagine buying a house and discovering a 4-year-old, 95 lb. female Great Pyrenees named Dakota in the basement! Yep, that’s exactly how I came to be with my temporary people when my original family moved and took everything except me. Luckily the new home owners truly cared for me until they discovered GPRA. They’re dog people, just not long-hair-and-likes-to-jump-the-short-fence-to-visit-the-neighbors-but-always-comes-home kind of dog people. I used to be an outdoor dog but thanks to my current people, I prefer the joys of indoor living.  I’m very well-mannered, I’ve never had an accident even when left alone for 14 hours and I’m great with children, including the 2-year-old in my current home. In fact, I get along with people of all ages as well as dogs and cats.  Who knows, I may even like fish or hamsters! Now, having lived without food for a short time, I sometimes growl at another dog who is too close to my bowl so if you already have one of my kind, just do what my temporary mom does: space our food bowls out when you feed us.  If you have a spot in your heart for me (and maybe a tall fence), please email info@greatpyratlanta.com, or click “Apply to Adopt” below.

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Our main mission at GPRA is to find the right permanent home for Great Pyrenees in distress, whether they are strays or from an overpopulated kill or no-kill shelter. We don’t care how old they are or what their medical condition is because we will make sure they receive a comprehensive medical evaluation, spaying or neutering, and even behavioral training if necessary.