Summer Market at BuskerFest
We’ll be attending this event again this year. Stop by our booth for water and treats for your pooch (unless it’s 25+ above in which case they should be left at home!) and buy some hand made candles to support our rescue efforts.
Globe and Mail Editorial: The problem with zoos
Jun 04, 2016 — Excellent article by the Globe and Mail which touches on many of the core issues surroundings zoos today, in response to the killing of, and memory of Harambe the gorilla. Read more
Moderncat Fall Issue 2015
Pound Rescue is not the only one suggesting adopting two cats (or more!). Kittens we will only adopt out in pairs. See the article below from Modern Cat Fall-Winter 2015/16.
Adopting Pure Breds
Pound Rescue does not agree to not adopt these purebreds from a rescue group. It is not their fault to be bred into cripples and to then be euthanized, they should not be punished for it but have the chance live a life as good as possible for them. Those who adopt from a rescue group should be motivated by compassion, not looks. If not then who could become ambassadors for these poor dogs, in the dog park, in their neighbourhood, to speak out against such breeding. Who would it be?
A Dog Crate Is a Cage Is a Prison
What if, at your local pet-supply store, you could purchase a dog-training tool that would make your dog weaker, klutzier, and less intelligent? And what if this tool increased your dog’s frustration and fearfulness about the world and made him or her less likely to bond with you? Would you buy it? Of course not! Yet, millions of these “tools” are sold every year to unsuspecting American dog lovers who want the absolute best for their dogs. The tool is a “crate,” which is just a euphemism for a cage. In fact, dog crates are substantially smaller than the cages that are used to house dogs in laboratories.
Read more: http://www.peta.org/living/companion-animals/dog-crate-cage-prison/#ixzz3FcbDVL8z
Turn your used cars into CHARITY CARS!
Pound Rescue is excited to announce that we have teamed up with Donate a Car Canada, giving us the unique ability to turn your used cars into CHARITY CARS. By clicking here and submitting your vehicle information you can easily dispose of a scrap, used or junk car, or donate a newer vehicle for an even bigger tax deduction. Your vehicle can even be picked up or towed at no cost to you. This is a great way to recycle a used car, while contributing to the well being of the animals we care for.