Find Me A Family: Do you have space in your home and your heart for two-year-old Laker?

Laker the dog

Laker the dog - Credit: Archant

The Pyranean Mountain Dog is a very old breed that has been used for hundreds of years by shepherds in and around the Pyrenees Mountains of Southern France and Northern Spain.

Known in North America as the ‘Great Pyrenees’, on meeting two-year-old Laker you can certainly understand why!

Kate Brewster, Dogs Trust Snetterton supporter relations officer, said: “No competition - Laker is by far the largest dog I have ever seen!

“A beautiful boy, Laker stands higher than some ponies and had to have a collar specially-made when he arrived at the centre.

“Laker came in to us through no fault of his own. He is a very sweet boy, absolutely adores people and loves to be cuddled.


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“Always keen for a walk, Laker has a real spring his step for such a large dog and fortunately he is good to walk on a lead!

“Laker is looking for a home who have had experience of giant breeds and understand the time and financial commitment of taking on a dog of his size, as well as the space needed for his bed!

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“Laker has a beautiful long coat and this will require regularly brushing to maintain this.

“Laker really is a gentle giant and will be a very affectionate and loyal companion in a suitable home.”

If you have a space in your heart and home for gentle giant Laker, please contact the team at Dogs Trust Snetterton on 01953 498377 or visit the charity at North End Row, Snetterton NR16 2LD.

Alternatively visit www.dogstrust.org.uk

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