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Maple

Mixed Breed (Medium)

Female, 1 yr 10 mos
London, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Maple is a sweet girl. She craves love and attention. She was adopted when she was 4 months old from Egypt and the adopter decided to surrender her to us as she was exhibiting guarding behaviours. These issues were easily addressed and she is doing very well. She is such a smart girl, is learning lots of new things and has 3 other dogs in the foster home. She is still insecure of new surroundings and will need to be exposed by her adopters.She is amazing with kids and people. Maple's adoption fee is $1000. She is spayed, vaccinated, dewormed, microchipped and up to date on vaccines: Please contact us for further details or fill out the adoption form at: https://form.jotform.com/221626931360250
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Molly

American Bulldog

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
London, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Not good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Molly is a 2 year old, bulldog mix pup who has had a good life so far. Her humans are working too much and would like to find her a place with some more free time. Molly has level one training for dog classes, and continues to show improvement everyday. She is jumpy, but still learning to not jump up. She walks the best in a halter, stops on all corners when walking for safety and is good with her recalls. She is very food motivated, as long as there treats she will do anything you ask and is willing to please. She is crate trained, she sleeps in her crate by herself at night time she likes to have a blanket in her crate or a bed. Molly is guarded meeting new people at first, but quickly warms up to anyone. She loves kids, but would recommend no young kids as she loves to play and will jump. Molly is okay with other dogs, but would be best in a home with no other pets. She plays rough with other dogs, so would recommend no smaller dogs. She does not get along with cats. She is a fun loving, energetic, cuddle bug who loves to snuggle up on the couch or in her little doggy bed. Molly loves to go for walks on the trails, loves playing fetch or tug. Loves having her chest, and cute, freckled belly rubbed all day long. She is an avid squirrel watcher, and loves to come fishing when we go. Loves a kiddy pool, in the summertime, can’t keep her out of it long enough she would splash and lay in it all day if allowed! ​ Molly is in great health. She has been spayed and is UTD with vaccines. She has also been taking Nexgard monthly. Her adoption fee is $600. If you or anyone you know is interested in adopting her, please fill out the application.
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Ruby

Mastiff

Female, 2 yrs 1 mo
London, ON
Size
(when grown) X-Large 101 lbs (46 kg) or more
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Introducing Ruby – she’s cheeky, goofy and so affectionate! What will it be about Ruby that will capture your heart? Will it be her adoring gaze, fun-loving and silly antics or those unbelievable pearly whites that could only rival that of a A-list actress. ​ Have you been looking for a sidekick in your life that will greet you with open arms and quite literally reach out for hugs because they are so happy to see you? The amount of love this girl has to give is almost too good to be true. She loves her people and has a fondness for kids too! Her favourite pastime is curling up in your lap for a nap. ​ Ruby has been exposed to cats. She may challenge the cat a bit and may chase, but it feels like the motivation to do so is based on friendship and a want for a companion. Ruby does not like to be alone but with time, patience and another canine in the home this will surely improve. Easily meets people and dogs on neighborhood walks which makes us believe a home with a confident and friendly dog would suit her best. If there is a young person in the home that would be a bonus! ​ Take a seat because her background will make you shake your head with disbelief. She was found abandoned on a reserve, emaciated and pregnant. Sadly, she lost her entire litter as she was too weak to support the puppies. She was literally starving and it seems like a consequence of this makes her starved for attention. So, she bonds hard and fast and is working on this in her foster home. She is quite literally re-building herself both physically and mentally. ​ A work-from-home scenario or one where family members are home for the majority of the day is ideal. She can get vocal when you leave the house but with distraction this is improving. ​ Next up, car rides. She’s the kinda gal who rides nose up with ears blowing in the wind. You can just tell that it brings her joy. She is interested in squirrels and geese but her prey drive doesn’t seem to be high. It is almost an inquisitive thing. ​ Not crated in the house, sleeps on her dog bed in the bedroom and looks to her stuffie collection for comfort. She LOVES stuffies! ​ She is a mastiff mix and it clearly shines through. She is affectionate, has a gentle demeanour and takes calm direction well. Easily trainable and leash skills are improving every day. ​ Ruby’s adoption fee is $700. She is up to date on vaccines, heartworm negative and has been both spayed and microchipped. If you are interested in adopting Ruby please fill out an adoption application
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Canelle

Husky

Female, 8 yrs 1 mo
London, ON
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs,
Story
Canelle is an 8 year old Alaskan mix that we recently rescued from the dog sledding industry. She is the sweetest and most gentlesst girl you'll meet. She is very calm when in the house, but has a very energetic side when she hits the outdoors. Canelle loves being outside in the fresh air, smelling her surroundings. She loves going for walks and loves them so much she wants to go as fast as she can! She does pull for the first 10 minutes of her walks but then calms down once she figures out there is no rush and no need to run. She realizes she can stop and smell the roses! Canelle is great with kids and oves attention from children of all sizes. She loves when they give her belly rubs. Canelle is great with other dogs of all sizes. She will occasionally let out a small low growl if there is a very excited dog in her face but will just turn and walk away. She has never shown any real aggression towards other pups. Even on our walks when we meet new dogs, she shows no aggression. She just keeps on her merry way! Canelle is great in her crate. She never tries to escape the crate, it’s her safe space. She actually loves to cuddle up inside a lot of the time. When we are gone we leave the crate closed and she does great. When we are home the door of her crate is always open so she can come and go when she pleases! She does great with a dog bed and does not chew it. Canelle has been really great with house training. She has only had one accident in the house on the first day she came to us which was from her anxiety, but she has been amazing ever since. Canelle can hold her bladder through the night. When we go outside she knows what to do! Canelle loves soft dog toys but eventually puts a hole in it, so she does go through them! She is a leisurely eater. She will eat when she's hungry and only if she's hungry. She will however take treats whenever offered! This girl will be the most loving addition to her forever home! She is spayed, dewormed, microchipped and up to date with vaccines. Her adoption fee is $400. If you’re interested in adopting her please fill out an adoption form.
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Vanille

Husky

Female, 4 yrs
London, ON
Size
(when grown) Med. 26-60 lbs (12-27 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Introducing Vanille, a 4 year old Alaskan mix we recently rescued from the dog sledding industry. She’s a happy girl bursting with love. This cuddle bug adores attention and affection, greeting you with wags and a beaming smile whenever you walk through the door. While she tends to jump up when you arrive home, she's eager to learn and adapt. She has never jumped up onto the foster families young child though. Snuggling is her specialty, whether it's on the couch, floor, or bed, she'll happily cozy up next to you for some quality time together. If left alone, she might whine a bit or get anxious if you're out of sight, but she's working on her independence. Good with kids and other dogs, she's patient with puppies but prefers her personal space with overly exuberant dogs. Cats intrigue her, especially when they're being petted, but she's more likely to give them kisses than chase them. Outdoorsy and curious, she's your perfect adventure buddy, always ready for a walk or a run in the yard. While she's a dream on a leash, her squirrel-chasing instincts might kick in from time to time. House trained and non-destructive, except for the occasional cardboard box, she's a tidy housemate. Her toy of choice? Plain stuffies she lovingly collects and arranges into a pile. Whether she's riding shotgun in the car or curled up at your feet, she's happiest by your side, ready for whatever the day brings, be it an outdoor escapade or a cozy night in on the couch. This sweet, affectionate girl is just waiting for her forever family to share endless love and cuddles with. ✳️ Vanille’s adoption fee is $500. She is spayed, dewormed, microchipped and UTD on vaccines. ​ ▪️If you're interested in adopting her please fill out an adoption form: https://form.jotform.com/221626931360250
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Astar

Husky

Male, 7 yrs
London, ON
Size
(when grown) Large 61-100 lbs (28-45 kg)
Details
Good with kids, Good with dogs, Good with cats, House-trained, Spayed or Neutered, Shots are up-to-date,
Story
Meet Astar, a 7-year old Alaskan Husky mix with a heart of gold. He is one of the recent sleddies we rescued from the dog sledding industry. Despite spending his early years tied to a chain, Astar has blossomed into a loving and affectionate companion since finding his way into foster care. This handsome and charming fellow starts his days with a big stretch and a flurry of kisses, eager to greet his human each morning with his trademark 'smile'. Astar's affectionate nature shines through as he enjoys nuzzling and snuggling up to his human whenever he can, forming deep bonds with those he trusts. While he may take a moment to warm up to new faces, Astar's gentle demeanor shines through in his interactions with other animals, including dogs of all genders, cats, and even young children. He's proven himself to be respectful and gentle, making him a wonderful addition to any household willing to extend a little patience and understanding. Astar's journey to confidence has been marked by milestones, from conquering his fear of the car, to being a brave boy in the bath, tackling new adventures with gusto. Though he occasionally pulls on walks due to being used to running to pull a sled, a simple adjustment to the leash attachment transforms him into the perfect walking companion. With a love for exploration and an appreciation for the finer things in life (like bum scratches and belly rubs), Astar is happiest when he's out and about, taking in the sights and smells of the new world around him. Astar's foster mom describes him as a low-energy sweetheart, equally content to snuggle up for a nap or embark on a thrilling hike. His playful side is emerging more each day, complete with goofy antics and a charming smile that lights up the room. As Astar continues to build his confidence, he's on the lookout for his forever home — one where he'll be cherished for all the wonderful traits that make him unique. With his intelligence, humor, and boundless affection, Astar is sure to bring joy and laughter to the lucky family who opens their heart and home to him. ✳️ Astar’s adoption fee is $400. He has been dewormed, is microchipped, is UTD on vaccines and has been neutered. ​ ▪️If you're interested in adopting Astar please fill out an adoption form: https://form.jotform.com/221626931360250

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St Thomas Animal Services

St Thomas, ON N5P 3R8

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Animal Aide Association

333 Talbot St, St. Thomas, ON N5P 1B5

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Relief Animal Rescue

Aylmer, ON N5H 2P4

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Animal Outreach

433 Beachwood Ave, London, Ontario, ON N6J 3J9

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Baladi Dog Rescue of Ontario

London, ON N6P 1J9

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ARF Ontario

London, ON N6C 3G7

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NBRAN Ontario

London, ON N6C 1V1

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Animal Love Foundation

London, ON N5W 1X8

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S.T.A.R.R.-Second Time Around Rescue & Rehabilition

King Street, London, ON N5W 2X4

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