Our gorgeous Pearl is due for some good luck.  She came to us from a rural Virginia farm, where her hapless owners had bred her and allowed all the puppies to die. When Pearl became too much trouble and expense, these folks surrendered her to a local Farm Animal Rescue, that in turn transferred her to us. 

Pearl had lived her short three year life in a dilapidated outdoor pen, in limbo: not quite a working dog, and not quite a family pet. She seemed to be depressed when we first met her, not quite sure what her future holds. It has been gratifying to see Pearl warm to Connecticut hospitality, and watch her thrive with gentle human touch.

Pearl is a real gem. She is friendly to everyone and was a dream patient during her recent vet visits for heartworm treatment. She tolerated all the poking and prodding like a champ. Pearl turns heads, and win hearts everywhere she goes.

Great Pyrenees are wonderful family dogs, despite their hardwired work ethic. Pearl is true to breed temperment standard: calm, medium energy, loyal and extremely loving. She relishes human touch, and would be a great choice for a big family, with older kids. She will likely assume her role as the family guard dog and protector, but will readily take cues from her people, and settle once strangers are welcomed into the home. She could also join an active adult home, with folks who love a gentle large breed companion. She would be a good choice for on-the-go seniors, or laid-back folks who love to relax by the fire with a good book. She rides well in the car and would make a great traveling buddy, but she also loves to be home with her cherished people.

Pearl has proven herself to be a true Boss.  She has mothering instincts, and loves to control the "social order."  She is not above taking disciplinary action with bold dogs who act like fools in her presence.  Pearl will always be a genuine magnanimous Alpha Queen. She could coexist with the right dog, but overall would probably prefer to rule the roost solo. 

At 70 pounds, Pearl is small for her breed, and could easily gain 10 pounds to be at ideal weight. Adopters should maintain a healthy weight and light exercise regimen to ward off obesity related joint pain that plagues the giant breeds in their senior years. She is a large, calm dog, who needs moderate exercise, perhaps one to two leisurely daily leash walks, in addition to frequent potty breaks.

Pearl's house manners are improving greatly, since she had only lived outside previously. Now, she is mostly house trained and crate trained. Adopters should expect the occasional accident as she transitions to a new home. She is in excellent health, and will be spayed by our Vet in 9 months, after she tests Heartworm NEG. (We will coordinate transport with adopters at that time).  Pearl has received all routine vaccinations and health screenings. 

If you are interested in Pearl, please write to Angelsfrgod@aol.com, or call/text Denise at cell: 860-908-9738 for an adoption application.

We are an active, 501(c)(3), multi-breed dog rescue, local to the North East, situated in Canterbury, Connecticut. Our 21 year history is reflected in our website EskiesOnline.com, and on our Facebook page: Eskies Online.