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Callie- 11 Year Old Bichon Mix- Compassionate Placement

Callie is a sweet, senior dog who is looking for quiet and TLC in her retirement years.  She was in rough shape when she arrived in care and her foster parents have spent the last month helping her to feel better.  Callie’s mouth was in horrible condition and all of her teeth needed to be removed.  She is now feeling so much better.  Callie is almost blind but does have some sight in her left eye.  After spending a bit of time in a new environment, she is able to map out the space and gets around just fine.  She enjoys wandering around the house and choosing between the many dog beds available to curl up in.  Callie suffers from dry eyes and will need daily cleaning and drops for the remainder of her years.  She is also taking a daily dose of Metacam to help ease the pain of sore joints.  The spring has returned to her step now that she is on daily pain meds.  

Callie gets along great with the other dogs in her foster home and is now starting to look for cuddles and affection from her foster parents.  She is a low energy, senior dog who is happy to spend her days napping.  But don’t be late with her dinner because she will start looking for it!  Callie is let out every few hours to do her business and will let you know that the she needs to go outside by standing at the patio door.  She enjoys very short walks, especially in this heat.  Callie hasn’t been able to climb stairs so she will either need a one level home or a family who doesn’t mind carrying her up and down.  Callie would do best in a quiet home where someone is around during the day.

Callie has received a full dental, geriatric bloodwork and is now up to date on all vaccines.  Our veterinarian believes she is already spayed.

Can you provide Callie with the retirement home she deserves?

** Callie will be adopted out as a “compassionate placement” which means there will be no adoption fee charged.  Her new family will be responsible for the cost of all future medication. **

 

Chloe- 5 Year Old Shepherd Mix- ADOPTED!

Chloé is a 5 year old Shepherd Lab mix who came to us from the shelter as she was left there after her elderly owner died. Initially thought to need medical attention for her foot, after some investigating it turns out, her front foot is deformed and is something she was most likely born with. She does limp after walking after 10 minutes but she doesn’t appear to be in any pain. She gets daily to manage. Her walks are kept to 15 minutes a few times a day as she starts to limp a bit and pants excessively.

It seems as though Chloe has also been debarked and is therefore not vocal. Chloe can give a paw, she sits, comes, stop, lie down. She is very obedient and now bilingual.  Chloe is almost completely housetrained, unless left for longer than 8 hours at a time, she can have an accident. She is not destructive when left at home. She’s nervous for the first little bit around kids then totally fine and becomes at ease. She’s been around older children so we are looking for a home with children no younger than 12.

She seems uninterested in cats and fairly uninterested in other dogs as well; she’s not interested in meeting them, but also fine if they approach her. She is very low energy.  Chloe is great on leash, doesn’t pull and very good off leash – she will try to chase a rabbit or a squirrel but isn’t very fast and will return when called. 


Sweet, affectionate, loyal, and just overall a great dog. Chloé loves belly rubs and scratches behind the ears and she will protest when you stop too soon!

Chloe is up to date on all vaccinations and spayed. Her adoption fee is $400.

 

 

 

NOT AVAILABLE YET – Newly arrived Chloe is a 5 yr old Shep mix who came to us from the shelter. She was left there after her elderly owner died and she has front leg deformities that need investigating. She seems to get along just fine, but we want to make sure she’s pain free and comfortable. She’s been through a lot and is timid at first, but she is starting to relax with her fosters and is seeking affection

Kiki- 2.5 Year Old Husky/Boxer Mix- Available

I’m a young husky/ boxer mix, about 2.5 yrs old, and I love to run at full speed anywhere I go. I’m still learning the basic manners that come along with being a house pet but I already have learned a lot and I am looking forward to learning more. I’m now fully crate trained, up to date on all shots and spayed. I like to please but I need to work on my jumping, I just get so excited to see people. I’m dog friendly but think I would do well with no small children, I wouldn’t want to knock them over but my body tends to wiggle with so much puppy love.  I also don’t like cats, well, I do, but I want to chase them and jump on them, so I can’t go to a home with cats.

Do you like me already? Or know of someone who would? Paw five to everyone who will help me find my perfect family.”

Adoption fee – $400

 

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Mac- 1 Year Old American Bulldog- ADOPTED!

AVAILABLE – This BIG boy is Mac, a +\- 1 year old 90lbs American bulldog. This boy is a huge suck and just loves peoples and kids. He is ok with female dogs, and since being neutered he is much better with male dogs but we do recommend slow intros. He is house and crate trained and walks really nicely on leash. Mac would love a home with kids to play with and he doesn’t seem to care about cats. This guy is a giant luv bug who deserves to be snuggled and adored.

Adoption fee $550

Ginny- 9 Year Old Schanuzer Mix- ADOPTED!

AVAILABLE – Ginny is an 8-10 yr old schnauzer mix. She came from the high kill shelter – brought there with a few other dogs who were living in horrendous conditions.

Ginny loves everyone and gentle older kids make her the happiest! She is good with other dogs, a bit bossy if they are too rough and she will bark and wag her tail if other dogs are playing too rough. She will sleep in her crate but she automatically heads for your bed. A quiet sleeper, you can pick her up and move her and I swear she doesn’t wake up if you are careful. She could sit in your lap all day or on the floor beside you. She doesn’t jump up or clammer for attention but quietly lets you know she wants to be with you. She usually comes when called but then doesn’t go far from you. She is a little squirrelly on a leash, she just gets so excited because she KNOWS she is going somewhere with you. Constantly watching and trying to anticipate your next move. Ginny LOVES to eat and will try to get on the table if a chair is left out enough for her. She will eat any food off the table. If she steals food she will protect it – no biting or lunging she will just goble it up quickly. She doesn’t protect her bowl.

Ginny is not ideal for apartments. but she doesn’t need a huge space. She doesn’t chew anything and seems uninterested in toys or play, she just wants your love. She does bark if she can see you outside and can’t come, or briefly at the door but she is so glad to see all people so it ends quickly. She barks to be let into the house. She doesn’t go crazy when you come home, and is housetrained. She is a very special sweetie with a large loving personality and insists on loving you and trusting you with her whole heart. She is good with men and women and children. Other dogs are ok but she doesn’t really interact with them. She would do best in a home with somene around most of the time. Her age is unknown but she seems very young at heart and puppy cuddly, but the vet has suggested she is between 8-10 yrs old. She is spayed and up to date on vaccinations.

Adoption fee :$300

Parker- 9.5 Year Old Pug- ADOPTED!

Meet Parker, a sweet, fun loving senior looking for a retirement home. At 9-10 yrs old, he came into care from the shelter unable to breathe very well, which is common in pugs, and with some crusty fungus on his nose. He also had luxating patella (floating knee cap) and his back legs were quite swollen.

He has been with the foster family for a few months now as he has undergone some surgery to help with all of this. He has had space made in his soft palette, and his nostrils have been opened up to help with his breathing issues. He was also neutered and had a dental to clean up some very neglected teeth.

He really has been doing very well and is so affectionate. He loves to be close to his humans, and would prefer to sit right up by their heads, or on a stack of pillows if he can find them. He also falls asleep sitting up….and slowly nods off. Again, a bit of an old man thing. Although he has spent his early time in a crate, he much prefers his freedom, and he is able to go five hours or through the night with no accidents in the house.

Although he can’t go for long walks, due to his knee (surgery is not recommended, but a brace might help!), he is very excited whenever he sees his leash and harness. He absolutely loves car rides, and is a master at pressing the window button to roll down the window and feel the breeze.

He gets along well with other dogs, cats, children and babies. He loves a good scratch, and would love to spend his retirement years lying in a window with the sun streaming in. He does get excited when his people return home, or when he “thinks” there might be something to alert people of (could be his old age, and a little lack of hearing), so he likes to bark when this happens. It is a bit of an “old man” bark, and a bit raspy. If no one is around to settle him, he could do this for quite some time, so no apartment for Parker. He has also recently begun a cute little howl when he wants some attention…but it is very short lived, and mostly funny.

Adoption fee: $300

Oliver- 3 Month Old Chihuahua/Beagle Mix- ADOPTED!

This little cutie is Ollie! Ollie is such a snuggly little guy who wants to be right beside you as much as he can. He sometimes needs to be coerced into walking( who can blame him when it’s this hot) but once outside he really enjoys it. He is being fostered with 3 young kids and a cat and gets along great with all of them. Ollie is still working on house training but has only had a couple of accidents in the house so far. He happily sleeps all night in his crate without a peep. He will literally eat everything in sight so it’s important not to leave things out and if he can’t be supervised he must be crated for his own safety.  He can be left for a couple of hours in his crate but he would really prefers to be with his people.  Ollie loves playing with other dogs but he does have a dominant streak that needs to be kept on top of.  It could get him into trouble if he tries to be too pushy with a dog that doesn’t like it.  His new family will need to be firm and consistent with him.  Ollie needs to learn what is appropriate when interacting with other dogs so it is strongly advised that his family sign him up for group training  classes.

Ollie has been dewormed and received age appropriate vaccines.  He will be adopted on a “neuter contract” and at 6 months of age ODR will cover the cost to have him neutered.

Adoption Fee $550

Daisy- 5 Year Old Bernese Mix- ADOPTED!

Daisy – 5 year old female Bernese Mix. She is currently being fostered with a working dad, at home mom, and three children, aged 18, 16 and 14. Daisy came to us from the SPCA in Gatineau after she was surrendered by her previous owner. She is very loving and should bond quickly with new owners .

She is overweight and needs to lose a few pounds. She weighed in at 107lbs on intake and should probably weigh no more than 95 – but, she is doing well on her new diet. She is very well house trained, has never had an accident in the house and goes to the back door and/or whines to be let out when she does need to go.  Daisy  likes to go for short walks for now, as she had a tough time with the heat and her weight along with some stiffness in her hips. She is currently doing 3 shorter walks throughout the day.  She is a medium energy level dog – she lies around the house mostly, or outside in the backyard, but enjoys her walks as well.  Daisy sleeps through the night without a peep, doesn’t love the crate, but doesn’t much need it as she is non-destructive.

For the most part Daisy is very quiet, except to alert you when someone is at the door, which we are working on.
Daisy can be selective about other dogs and when she is on leash. She is working on building her confidence and proper, slow introductions to new situations is a must.  She is uninterested in cats.  She usually meets new people well, although is a bit more hesitant around men for some reason and it takes her a few more minutes to warm up.
She understand commands using hand signals and verbal.

Daisy would be described as loving, affectionate and friendly. She is working on her shyness when meeting new people. She would be a lap dog if she was allowed and definitely likes attention, being petted and getting belly rubs.

Daisy is up to date on all vaccinations and is spayed. Her adoption fee is $400.

 

 

 

Maple- 7 Year Old Standard Poodle- ADOPTED!

Maple is an amazing 7 year old Standard Poodle that came to us in very rough shape. She was in a stressful state and showed symptoms of Cushings disease, but with just a little time and attention she is now thriving. Maple’s Cushing is mild and she has been doing fantastic while in care but she will need to be monitored and take medication to ensure she stays her happy self.

This lovely girl has never had an accident in the house, in fact she’s very polite in the yard and would prefer to do her business in privacy along the fence so as not to bother anyone.
She has such a gentle temperament and you know she’s truly content when she “purrs” as we like to call it. She loves everyone and will make her way around the room seeking pats on the head and a comfy spot to curl up.
She’s great with other dogs and lives with a cat.

She is perfect on leash and recall though she really doesn’t tend to leave your side anyway.
Although she hasn’t done it in a while, she can be a counter surfer so she shares a crate when home alone with her foster brother.

Maple has so much fun playing with her 3 foster siblings we think she would do best in a home with other dogs. But don’t worry, she has plenty of snuggles for her humans.

Adoption fee : $400
Medication : $100-$130 mth (when ordered online)

Naya- 5 Month Old Mixed Breed- Available

Naya, Inuit for little sister is a 5 month old Northern mixed breed from Nunavut. Naya loves people, other dogs and cuddles up with people she has bonded to. She knows her name and will sit on command especially if it’s dinner time.

Naya came with some resource guarding of food and water, her foster family had been working with her and she hasn’t displayed the behaviour in a while. Once she knows that food, water and treats are always available she relaxes and has fun. She’s a little speed demon and loves to play endlessly running around the backyard. Once she gets older she is a candidate for being a jogging partner weather permitting. She’s starting to play with toys and enjoyed chewing on marrow bones and running around exploring. She’s very smart and stubborn. He new home family will need to take her to obedience training and she may enjoy flyball or agility training as well.

She is best suited to a very active house and one free of very young children as she can jump up at times. Because she has some Husky in her she can be vocal so she is not an apartment or condo Dog. She is crate trained and walks well on leash.

Do you have a space for sweet Naya in your home?

Adoption Fee $550

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