Tag Archives: dog rescue

Happy New Year! Paint Your Own Pet … for the dogs of Colombia

“Have reasonable expectations,” Katie Favell reminds the crowd of about 20 participants who’ve gathered at Planted in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada to paint their pets. Ok, paint a portrait of their pet. Almost everyone here paid $50 for the opportunity to capture their fur baby’s image using only the paint and brushes supplied, and a little […]

dog in self bath during fundraiser

Taking a (Dog) Bath for a Good Cause: Ladybird Animal Rescue

For only $15, volunteers washed, lathered and dried at least 50 dogs on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Pet Valu in Hamilton, Ontario at the store’s self-bath facility, attached to the full-service dog groomers. Nail trims where courtesy of Dr. Heather McGowen and staff from Glanbrook Veterinary Services – and Gonzo’s Guest House where Victor recently spent five days. They recognized him.

How to Combine Holiday Shopping and Pet Rescue? Shop at Fundraisers.

I’ve decided to do all my holiday shopping at pet rescue fundraisers this year. The idea came to me after a long table of raffle and silent auction items greeted me through the door at a Hamilton Greyhound rescue event recently. Silent auction is a particular vice of mine, combining two of my obsessions: shopping and […]

Police dog demonstrations at HOWler event

Travel Oxford County, Ontario: Ain’t Nothing Like a Pound Dog

NOTE: The Second Annual Pound Dog HOWLER Fun event is November 6, 2016 at the Snyder’s Farm, Ayr, Ontario. 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. There’s a haunted house here? Ok, this is my kind of farm. I’m at Snyder’s Family Farm in Ayr, Ontario on another adventure with my schnoodle Victor. But we’re not here […]