Welcome | National Great Pyrenees Rescue

NGPR's Happy Endings Calendar November 2014 
Welcome to the home of National Great Pyrenees Rescue (NGPR), the first place to look on the Internet for a rescued Great Pyrenees or to connect with a Pyr rescue group. NGPR is an all-volunteer, tax-exempt, non-profit organization whose mission is to save and rehome rescued Pyrenees in the U.S. and Canada.

We've been leading the fight to save Pyrs and Pyr mixes since 2006. Our online application makes it easy to apply for a dog but we offer much more than an online placement service.  

We give adopters expert advice and information about the breed so they can make the right choice and we stay with them throughout the adoption process and beyond. After that, our bi-monthly newsletter helps us keep in touch.

NGPR supports Pyr rescue efforts across the country, encourages the start-up of new Pyr rescue groups and urges all Pyr rescuers to work together to save more Pyrs. Our 2015 Great Pyrenees Calendar features over 140 rescue dogs and supports Pyr rescue coast-to-coast.

2013 was our busiest year ever with 728 Pyrs placed in qualified, furever homes from Maine to Washington state and Canada, an average of 14 dogs a week. So far we have 716 adoptions for 2014 through November 23. We understand that not everyone can foster or adopt, so if you can support the medical, transport and boarding needs of this dedicated, ongoing effort, please donate to save a life. We thank everyone for their support which makes national, organized Pyr rescue possible.

Meet Bear in Kansas

BearKSWe are featuring a different Pyr every week in this spot. Bear in KS is one year old and unBearably cute! Happy news - Bear is adopted.


2015 Calendars On Sale Now!

coverOur Happy Endings calendar will bring a smile to your face! To see a PDF and purchase a 14-month calendar, click here.

Take Action for Rescue!

MCConnelSqJoin rescue now to help the dogs, learn the inside scoop and get renowned trainer Patricia McConnell's two must-reads for Pyr owners.


Three Scoops Jewelry Event

3ScoopsnewThank you for your  purchase on Nov. 20. Our jewelry sale and auction were a big help to rescue.

Current Activity

shady Adoptions 11/23

Shady, Hamilton, Louie and Diesel on the East Coast;  Gidget, Cash, and Snowball in KY; Phoebe in Texas; Finn and Lucas in Oklahoma;  Bear in Kansas; Flurry, Cheyanne, Cranston, Halo, Kaleb, Lizzie, Gizelle, Olive, Mikey, Nathan, Rocket, Angel and Olaf on the West Coast and Barney in BC, Canada.



Featured Dogs

blaine Puppies (Up to six months)

Brigitta has been adopted but her "B" littermates like Blaine (right) born early October are still available. Click on the puppy fee link to get started now, and have your pick of the litter.

WallClockVisit the Pyr Rescue Store!

Time to Shop

Wall clocks, travel mugs, tees and more can be found on our Cafe Press site.





Youngsters (6 mos.-3 years)

TedE is a Pyrfect if you are looking for a smaller size young male about 2 years old. See more adoptable rescue dogs here.



VolunteerHelp Wanted

We are recruiting rescue volunteers to help behind the scenes and on the front lines. Find out what you can do to help rescue.

  PeabodyAdults (3-6 years)

Peabody is a 5- year old male being fostered in CT who has a lot of love to give. See more adoptable rescue dogs here.



KaiserLearn About the Breed

Information and resources to help you decide if this is the breed for you. Great Pyrenees are from the group of dogs classified by the AKC as working dogs.



  marySeniors (7-and up)

We just love Mary's sweet face. She is an older, oh so easy female being fostered in NY.  See more adoptable rescue dogs here.



HeidiFoster Families Needed

Fostering Saves Lives Fostering a dog makes room for another dog to come into rescue from a kill shelter. Please read about our foster program.



  BellaOur Portland Pick 

Bella is one of many Pyrs from Texas traveling to Oregon to find a home. Click here for more Pyrs in the Northwest.



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