Duke Needs A Home

Age:5 years
Breed:Great Pyr Mix
Intake date:6/16/2020
Post date:6/16/2020
Duke is the perfect companion…
    SO Duke came to GRRAND from a shelter as a stray and is said to have that sweet Great Pyr personality. His hair was a mess, so unfortunately he had to be shaved and hopefully his hair will grow back in no time and he will be a fluffy and loving 5 year old GP in his new forever home!
    We have been told no cats please but he does get along well with other dogs. Duke is hanging out in a low key foster home and they are saying he is such a great boy… They can not say enough about how chill and good he is and how he seems to really want the companionship of another dog. Here are a few traits they give on Duke:
    ‘He is so docile and very easy to manage. He doesn’t pull on the leash and doesn’t acknowledge crazy barking dogs – just keeps a nice easy steady pace!
    He got tired toward the end of our walk and his paced slowed down a bit, but he walks nicely right alongside us. Duke loves people and he loves to relax! He is crate trained and the door is open most of the time. He seems very patient and willing to make his foster people happy. Duke is very watchful (as Great Pyrs are) and he makes steady gazing eye contact – the magnetic kind that elicits love and attention from his caregiver. This sweetie has been a good boy when left alone as he has not gotten into anything he shouldn’t.’ All in all, he is a very sweet and easy going dog for them to care for and they feel he will make a great companion for a loving family!

    Sadly, Duke has tested positive for heartworm and is in a foster home that has a low key environment to help get through his treatment, as it is very stressful on a dogs body. Heartworm treatment involves injecting a poison into the infected dog on several occasions, and during this time, it is imperative that the dog be kept to very minimal activity so as not to raise his heart rate. Heart worm treatment is rough on a dog, which is why it is so important to give your dog heart worm preventative regularly!

    If you are interested in meeting Duke, please complete an adoption application: http://grrand.org/adoption-process/
    As we learn more about Duke, we will update but if you would like to adopt this sweetie, please contact GRRAND!!!

    Special health requirements:

    sadly, Duke has tested positive for heartworm