Dog adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog and you'll have a friend for life! Contact us, or contact another local humane society, animal shelter or SPCA.
With extremely limited resources, S.O.A.R. (a non-profit organization) rescues every single dog that it is able to, including dogs that have been abandoned or rejected due to ill health, abnormalities or old age; something most rescue groups are unable or unwilling to do.
We are able to do this only with the public's generosity. We receive no funds from any agency, corporation or government. All monies are raised through the time and efforts of our volunteers at events through out the year, such as dog shows, pet shows like All About Pets and SOAR-run events like our annual Christmas Party, Spring Fling, etc.
Our goal is to find loving, life-time homes for our dogs. We screen all potential adoptive and foster homes carefully, including reference checks, home visits and follow-ups. All dogs available for adoption have been spayed/neutered, micro-chipped and fully vaccinated.
When possible, our animals are fostered with real families to ensure that they are sound, good-natured pets. They also come with a life-time guarantee: If, at any time, for any reason, an adoption does not work out, we ask that you bring the dog back to us.
Adoption applications can be sent by email, regular mail, filling one out on line or by download.
Applications are NOT processed on a first-come, first-served basis, as we strive to match the right pet to the right home. After initial screening, if your application for adoption is approved, your references will be checked and a home visit will be conducted. For more information on adopting one of our dogs, please contact us.
Adoption donations are as follows:
Dogs - $325.00
These donations cover the costs of spaying/neutering, all vaccinations and micro-chipping; as well as covering any other costs incurred while rescuing and re-homing the animals, such as kennel fees, food & any medications.
Due to the Ontario Liberal government, in particular, Ontario Attorney-General Michael Bryant, please ensure you are fully aware of the terms and conditions of the Dog Owners Liability Act ("pit bull" ban) and are able to commit fully to any dog that will fall under this law.
Why should you adopt?
Dog adoption and cat adoption saves lives. Adopt a dog or adopt a cat and you'll have a friend for life! What is the difference between adopting a dog or puppy versus getting dogs for sale or puppies for sale from a dog breeder? When someone is breeding puppies, they are creating new dogs who need homes. Some people are interested in a very specific breed of dog or puppy and they think the only way to find that specific breed is to buy a dog for sale from a puppy breeder. Yet animal shelters are filled with dogs who must find homes. So rather than buying a dog or puppy for sale from a dog breeder, we encourage people to adopt a dog or adopt a puppy at their local animal shelter, SPCA, humane society or pet rescue group.