Dog Rescue

Fostering An Elderly Pet Boosts Love, Joy And Karma

Jacki Andre | Posted 09.08.2016 | Canada Living
Jacki Andre

It hurts my heart when people surrender their dogs -- or worse, euthanize them -- simply because they are old. This time, instead of just being angry and sad, I decided to step up. I met Buddy in a Tim Horton's parking lot on New Year's Day. I was taken aback by how thin and frail he was.

Firefighters Rescued This Pooch From A Burning House Just In Time

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.08.2016 | Canada British Columbia

The dog's revival was "quite surprising," said the fire battalion chief.

The Day My Rescue Dog Rescued Me

Zoë Gemelli | Posted 01.11.2017 | Canada
Zoë Gemelli

Everything was planned. The collection of pills, the letters, the dowry of cameras, books, and music; all neatly placed on my to-do list. And then my pug, with a snort and a twitch, saved my life.

This Dog Proves Anything Is Possible

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Living

The vet said it was impossible for this dog to run, but she's proving them wrong.

Dog Saved From Death Row Understands Sign Language

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 09.25.2015 | Canada Living

He even responds to the 'I love you' gesture.

Thanks To The Internet, These Hugging Dogs Are Still Alive

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Living

Animal lovers know there's nothing more heart breaking than watching that SPCA commercial set to tune of Sarah Mclaughlin's "Angel," that is until no...

LOOK: Firefighters Rescue Dog Trapped In Frozen Lake

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 12.05.2014 | Canada Living

A leisurely morning stroll took an unexpected turn when Dakota, a golden retriever, fell through the thin ice of a frozen lake in Waterboro, Maine. ...

How to Get a Dog Without Really Getting One

Lucy Leiderman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Living
Lucy Leiderman

If you feel you are ready one day to welcome muddy paws onto your furniture (I say that lovingly), please adopt. This story about a dog that survived Euthanasia recently should have done wonders for educating people about how quickly a dog will be killed after being surrendered by their owner, simply because nobody wants it (two weeks!).

Dog's Fate Unknown After Another's Icy Rescue

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

A Labrador-Rottweiler has been reunited with family and another dog's fate remains uncertain after they were trapped on thin ice over a lake for an es...

Making the Heart-Wrenching Decision to Put an Animal Down

Lynda Fishman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Lynda Fishman

Only dog lovers can really appreciate and understand what it's like to live with dogs -- and the lessons we can learn from them. I believe that their average life span is shorter, because they don't need as much time as humans do, to get everything they need out of life. They understand gratitude and appreciation. They know how to forgive.

Help a Dog Find His Forever Home

Jim Walker | Posted 04.07.2013 | Canada Impact
Jim Walker

When we met Bear we instantly fell in love with him. He was this big, huge, hairy dog who weighed 120 pounds, but had a sweet, gentle disposition. He was also extremely well behaved, which left us wondering why anyone would ever have abandoned him.

WATCH: Amazing Dog Rescue From Icy River

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.22.2012 | Canada Alberta

Edmonton Fire Rescue had a nerve-wracking task ahead of them this Tuesday, when they pulled a dog from the freezing waters of the North Saskatchewan R...

Adopt-a-HuffPet: Sweet Wilbur Needs a Home

M. Michelle Nadon | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada Impact
M. Michelle Nadon

Wilbur seems to have led his previous life as a family pet rather than a hunter. He loves his daily walks and can loose-leash walk with excellent manners. He loves a good belly or back scratch, his obedience practice, and enjoys the challenge of obstacle/agility courses.

Wandering Pooch Found 4,500 Km From Home

The Canadian Press | Posted 09.05.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - A Montreal pooch who disappeared last year has miraculously turned up some 4,500 kilometres away in Kamloops, B.C. The black Labrador na...