With so many cats and dogs across Canada living in shelters, we’ve decided to showcase a few of them here in the hopes that it helps them get noticed.
Let’s get the word out about these beauties by sharing this gallery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #AdoptDontShop!
About This Animal: Kaylee is a four-year-old Rottweiler looking for her forever home. She is extremely sweet and loves to shower her humans with hugs and kisses, so much so that she would prefer to be the only dog in her new home. Kaylee was rescued from a really bad home and is searching for the perfect family to love.
For more on Kaylee, visit Under Dogs Rescue.
About This Animal: Willow is a three-year-old spayed female who loves squeaky toys and human affection. She gets along well with other dogs and enjoys lots of exercise.
For more on Willow, go to ARF Ontario.
About This Animal: Annie is a beautiful five-year-old hound who is hard-working and loving. Annie is an alert hunter by nature but she also has a warm heart and doesn't have an aggressive bone in her body.
For more on Annie, go to Last Dog Rescue.
About This Animal: Rory is an easy-going six-month-old domestic shorthair who loves to be cuddled. She is looking for a loving forever home and is good with other cats, kids and dogs.
For more on Rory, go to Megan's Rescue Efforts Society.
About This Animal: This mild-mannered boy is very low maintenance, a couple of walks a day and a couch to flop on and he's happy. Beni is missing a leg but you would never know it as he doesn't let it slow him down at all. Beni is great with people and respectful of dogs but can be vocal at first. He needs a home without young children.
For more on Beni, go to Paws Above.
About This Animal: Kayla is a playful two-year-old Husky mix. She has lots of energy, but a gentle temperment. Kayla would love an active forever home with another dog to play with.
For more about Kayla, visit New Hope Dog Rescue.
About This Animal: This little Shelti mix is a happy and agile dog who loves to play and go for walks. She is a puller but with direction and training she is likely to pick up good manners quickly and keenly.
For more on Tinkerbelle, visit Megan's Rescue Efforts Society.
About This Animal: Handsome Wilfie is looking for a home in the country with lots of room to run. He is two-years-old, good with dogs, cats and people and looking for a home without kids under 12.
For more on Wilfie, go to Paws Above.
About This Animal: No kids? No cats? Lots of time at home? Looking for an only dog? Zoe is your girl! She'll repay you for giving her a quiet home by offering you all the cuddles you can handle.
For more on Zoey, visit Pawsitive Match.
Babes and Smittie
About These Animals: Babes (front) and Smittie (back) are an inseperable mother-daughter duo with sweet temperments and a desire to be loved. They're hoping for a quiet retirement home without too much activity so they can reap all the attention.
For more on Babes and Smittie, go to ARTS Senior Animal Rescue.
About This Animal: Daisy is a senior gal who has plenty of spunk. She's fully house trained, does well at the groomers and is full of both class and sass. She needs a home with no children under 12 and would be great with a calm fur brother or sister to keep her company
For more on Daisy, go to Pawsitive Match.
About This Animal: Emily is a happy girl who smart as a whip. She needs minimal expertise and someone who loves to snuggle. Emily would be happiest in a quiet home without children.
For more on Emily, go to Pawsitive Match.
About This Animal: Phoebe is a two-year-old domestic short hair who loves to be pet and has a little more to love. Also available is her sister, Snacks, who came in with her.
For more on Phoebe, go to Megan's Rescue Efforts Society.
About This Animal: Mozart (or as he's known, Mo) is a 16-year-old poodle mix. Mo is great with other dogs and has a sweet temperament but his age does bring health issues that he will need regular medication for. He's very laid back and would love the company of a foster brother or siter.
For more on Mo, go to ARTS Senior Animal Rescue.
About This Animal: Pixel is a young Chihuahua Terrier mix coming from the Yukon, who fell victim to frostbite marks on her adorable face. Pixel is a playful and curious girl who loves to be cuddled, but she can be unsure of new people, dogs and loud noises. Pixel is very smart and would love to learn agility courses.
For more on Pixel, go to Megan's Rescue Efforts Society.