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Adoption Fee: $350 plus tax
Name: Dwight
Status: Available for Adoption (adoption info)
Species: Dog
Breed: Great Pyrenees / Border Collie / Mixed (medium coat)
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Sex: Male (neutered)
Current Size: 93 Pounds
General Potential Size: X-Large
Current Age: 3 Years 1 Month (best estimate)
Good with Dogs: Yes
Housetrained: Yes
  • Friendly!
  • Not treat motivated 
  • No accidents
  • No separation anxiety 
  • Dwight would do best in an active home (Pete believes a home without younger children would be ideal)
  • Loves to be outside 
  • Goes on errands with Pete like Home Depot runs and Petco visits
  • ^One time Dwight saw a mannequin and nuzzled it's hand so it would 'pet' him - Cute!!
  • Dwight would like everyone who sees him to say hi 

Dwight is a handsome Great Pyrenees and Border Collie mix! He loves dog parks and playing outside, rolling in the grass. He will do well in a fenced property or farm. He is leash trained, muzzle trained, and crate trained, however, the door often remains open. He’s a quick learner. He’s a little over 2 years old and shy of 100 pounds. He knows no, wait, down, paw, gentle, bed, belly, “get it” to eat, and sit with many more things he’s still perfecting.

He is friendly with adults but nervous around kids. He is reactive around food and personal space. Avoid approaching him when he’s laying down, eating food or chewing toys.  

He has separation anxiety and loves being around a calm person. He doesn’t play fetch but he loves chasing a laser like a cat. He prefers humans to chase him as a way of playing. He came from a home with two adults and should not go to a home with children. He’s used to a more quiet space and doesn’t do very well with loud noises.

He does a great job outside watching his previous owner in his work shop. He does a great job being an outside guard dog, that’s definitely the Great Pyrenees in him. He loves to work and play. He has a ton of energy. 




*The pet you are viewing is a rescued pet which is most often from an animal control facility and does not come with a pedigree. The breed(s) listed are our best guess and are in no way guaranteed. Sometimes the pets appear to be a particular breed(s) in the pictures we receive from our rescue partners and when they arrive we are surprised to see an entirely different breed(s) in person!  If you choose to DNA test your adopted pet, test results may vary from company to company and our breed guess may not be reflected in those results as it is just that, our best guess. It is with deep longing that we wish there was a breed called "cute" as we believe all of our dogs would fall under this new breed classification!

Completion of an Adoption Application via our website www.midwestanimalrescue.org is the best way to show your interest in an animal and is the first step in our adoption process. 

*Animals who are not fully vaccinated and altered are not eligible for long distance adoption.

When you adopt a pet from Midwest Animal Rescue and Services, your adoption fee covers: Microchip and registration, Core Vaccines including Rabies, Distemper and bordetella, age appropriate heartworm testing or FeLV-FIV testing, sterilization, heartworm/flea-tick prevention and deworming while in foster care. 

Adoption fees are non-negotiable and can be paid by cashier's check, money order or credit card. We do not accept personal checks.

Any issues that arise after adoption are the full responsibility of the adopter after the finalization of adoption. Adoption fees are only part of the expense of owning a pet, so we ask you to consider the costs for the life of the pet before adoption. We recommend pet insurance.




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Currently we do not know if Dwight will be able to attend the event, Hopkins Mainstreet Day on Saturday, May 18th, 2024.

See Dwight's attendance information for future events.
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