Great Pyrenees dog, photo by Mike Baird via Flickr - ccLooks can be deceiving and even intimidating, especially when you are 125 pounds of fur and teeth.

But to hundreds of his closest friends in Adams County, Kentucky, Leroy is a gentle giant whose mission is to help brighten the day of children and the elderly.

Leroy began his career as a therapy dog when he was 18 months old. Now 4, he is a patient and laid-back great Pyrenees Mountain dog that stands almost a yard tall from his feet to the top of his head.

(READ the story in the Ledger Independent)

Photo by Mike Baird via Flickr – cc

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