Bella grew up on the streets of Egypt but a kind Canadian couple took her in and nursed her back to health. She is friendly, loving and outgoing! More information to follow.
Mr. Carson is a handsome White Shepherd Mix; he is and the incredibly affectionate guy, and really does love to spend time with his human. At the park, he’s silly and playful and enthusiastic at the dog park, and can be vocal as well greeting other dogs with barks of love. He is crate-trained during […]
Coming to us straight from the city that gave us Beyonce; meet CYNTHIA or – as her foster parents like to refer to her – “The Duchess”! Cynthia is a five-year-old shy and affectionate Chiweenie with tendencies of being bossy but I mean, who isn’t? She enjoys calm playtime with other dogs her size in […]
Cowabunga, dude! Meet SAMMY! This little Shihtzu mix came to us super scraggly as if he had just spent months on the beaches of California, catching waves. Sammy has a wicked underbite that makes it look like he has a perma-smile. His foster mom took him to the groomers and this little guy came back […]
Meet this sweet, light-eyed terrier known as SALLY. Sally came to us as 1/2 of the dynamic duo that consists of her and her brother, Lucas. She’s mellow with a chance of high energy from time to time. Like a lot of other dogs, she likes to chase squirrels and would do best in a […]
And here we have the second half of the dynamic duo, LUCAS! Like his sister, he’s a super chill little guy with bursts of high energy. He gets along great with other dogs his size and would do great in a home with another four-legged friend. He, too, likes to chase squirrels and would do […]
We’re coco for COCONUT and think you will be too! A spunky, rambunctious, chocolate-coloured Chihuahua mix whose ears stand one up and one down. This little guy is part party and part business. Coconut gets along great with his foster brother, napping close together, walking together and even getting into a few playful wrestling matches. He’s also […]
This sweet and dainty little lady is CHLOE. This 10-year-old Shih Tzu mix is certified adorable. She loves company and is super friendly when it comes to meeting other dogs; Chloe would do great in a home with other calm and relaxed little furry friends. A shy and affectionate lady with a whole lot of […]
This little guy has hair as luscious as Fabio Lanzoni. Meet BERNIE! Bernie is the babe with the mane. He’s currently being fostered by The Dog Dude and we hear his training is going amazing! Updates to come…
Coco is a 1-year-old Yorkie mix that came into rescue in terrible shape. She is loving and outgoing. More info to follow.
They don’t call him FOX for nothin’. This unique little guy is a mystery. Literally. We’re unsure of his full breed but what we do know is that he has a very distinctive coat; the fur on his precious little face is bright red! From what his foster mom tells us, Fox has a knack […]
Meet the lovable and affectionate, RAY RAY! Being blind doesn’t hinder this inspirational little guy from anything. He loves exploring the world one wall bump at a time and is continuously figuring out his surroundings. Can’t stop, won’t stop is this fellas way of life. This fearless little man is a major cuddle monster whether it […]
Meet the adventurous, DEREK! This little babe is an 11-month-old Shepherd mix. A shy guy looking for someone to help him come out of his shell. He loves to run around and have fun with other dogs and would do great with another dog in the house to help motivate him and show him the way. […]
Her sweet puppy eyes stole our hearts from the moment we looked into them. Meet FIONA! This babe is a major social butterfly, she wants to stop and say hi to every dog that crosses her path making her very good with others, especially those of high energy that can keep up with her. Dogs aren’t […]
Aspen is an outgoing fun loving girl, just like her sister Willa. They were found as strays and get along great with other dogs. Always eager to please and have fun!
Willa is an outgoing fun loving red hound mix! She was found with her sister Aspen and they are looking for their own homes. Willa loves to play, is very social and active. More info to follow!
Coming in straight from the city that brought us Beyonce, meet LOUISA! This beautiful girl is a two-year-old chihuahua mix. She’s a whole lotta personality in such a small body. Louisa is adventurous, playful, affectionate and rambunctious – basically everything you could possibly want in a fur-iend. She tends to act nervous when first meeting […]
Prince Tybalt aka Lil’ Tibs, is a 4-year-old Chihuahua weighing in at a whopping 7 pounds! He’s a quiet unassuming dog, loves to snuggle and gets along with dogs his size. He loves to be cuddled or in his carrier. He’s a pretty easy going dude. He was surrendered to the shelter and then sent […]
Stevie is a 4-year-old Hound mix that was born with an eye condition that prohibits him from full vision. He is very sweet, eager to place, loves to play with other dogs and likes to snuggle! He is very tall and lean and is a very sweet guy. He was pulled in horrible shape from […]
Lily is a beautiful blue eyed Dachshund mix. We are just getting to know her but she is very sweet and kind. Stay tuned for more information.
Janice is a bonified Hurricane Harvey survivor that was found wandering after the storm. Sadly no one came for Janice. She ended up at Hot Mess Pooches where she had a fatty mass removed and was spayed. Janice loves people but is not confident around certain dogs. We do not recommend her with cats due […]
Our guy Fonzie! Fonzie is a handsome dog, very full of energy, and will need a firm furever home that will help him learn his strengths and also his boundaries! In typical Boxer style, Fonzie is a jumper. So a home without young kids would be best; he is vocal when seeing/meeting other dogs, but […]
Bodhi came to us in rough shape after being adopted and returned to a facility in Texas, he tried to dig under the fence and cut up his face in the process. We let Bodhi decompress, his face is healed and he’s playing with other dogs daily. He listens well but is a strong dog […]
Like his brother, Pepper, Sawyer is a well-adjusted and handsome guy. He is young, so he definitely needs some work on his basic commands and with walking on a leash. Sawyer gets excited when walking on a leash and does tend to pull, he would benefit from a J-Walk/Easy-Walk harness. He is very affectionate and […]
Abby is an old gal; she is very sweet and just wants some love and affection to get her through these chilly days. She is your typical senior and a ode to one of our favourite sayings; “Senior dogs snuggle better!” She is friendly and calm with other dogs, doesn’t seem to pay them too […]
If there is anything to be said about Riona, it is definitely that is a calm, old-soul. She is around 4 years young, and has had two or three litters of puppies in her former Texan life. She is gentle and calm, affectionate and shy, and sticks to her foster mom’s side when out and […]
Amadeus is a gorgeous 9 month old Australian Cattle Dog mix from the heart of Texas. He arrived with his brother Wolfgang, they were born homeless together. Amadeus is very smart, very outgoing and very athletic! He needs a home who will meet his exercise needs, training and give him rules. He needs a lot […]
Betsy is a Shepherd x Lab mix and is about 3.5 years old; she is shy, independent lady. She can be hesitant around new dogs and new people, however, she warms up quickly when she can do it at her own pace! She doesn’t seem too interested to hang-out and play with other dogs and […]
Little Bruno is a curious and cautious little-man. He is friendly with other dogs with good introductions, but it weary of bigger dogs. He also likes his space; he will go into his crate to hang-out and relax, but does become anxious when his Foster Family has to leave and he stays in there on […]
Wolfgang, in many ways, is a typical puppy. Silly, aloof, needing structure and schedule, boundaries, and someone to be patient with him in regards to his training! He knows some basic commands, he can sit and comes when he is called! As like with most Heelers, he is very eager to learn and please; so […]
Benji is a year-old Pug x Chihuahua cross (cuuuuttteee!!!!), standing at a whopping 15lbs! He’s a little guy, and would benefit from a quiet space to call his own! He is crate-trained and house-trained, and his Foster Mom says that he’s affectionate and lovable! Being a smaller guy, larger dogs may startle him at first, […]
Mr. Smiley, who we’ve grown to call Smiley for short is a real bundle of fun and energy! Though he is still getting used to his new life in the city – and all the noises that come with it – he is a very affectionate and full of life! He will need a patient […]
Don’t let her size fool you, little Cookie has a lot of love and energy to go around! His foster parents say she has an amazing temperament when interacting with humans and with other dogs (bigger dogs are o.k. as long as their play is a bit more gentle). She will make a great travel […]
Willow is a sweet, shy, and affectionate young girl. She is quite young, a family that is willing to work with her and give her time is important. She likes her crate and is crate-trained, and is house-broken as well; during the last few weeks in foster she has really built her confidence and is […]
Gabe is a sweet happy go lucky boy from Houston. He loves all people and is a fun loving guy. He’s quirky, he loves to look in the mirror- his foster calls him “GQ Gabe”, he likes to sit on your head, or lie with his bum in the air while snorting. He likes to […]
Pepper is a beautiful Australian Cattle Dog mix who arrived to Toronto with his brother Sawyer. Pepper is very dog social and playful, would be the perfect dog-park companion or running buddy! He does get excited when coming into contact with smaller animals, but his Foster Mom is able to redirect his attention and keep […]
Oh, Glen! If you ask anyone how they feel about Glen, this is how they will start their thought; 10/10 times! He is a young Dalmation, about 2 years old, and was born without the ability to hear. Glen is just so incredibly full of love. His Foster Mom describes him as “Mr. Popular,” he […]
Meet little Margo! Margo gets along well with most/all dogs, with proper introductions. She can be an independent lady, but also loves to pretend she is a shadow and follow you around for love! Margo needs some work on her confidence and some overall training/manners, but she is ready to please her family! She barks […]
Meet Dillion! Our shy and affectionate hound-mix; Dillion is great with other dogs but is definitely not the alpha of the pack. He is ok to stay in his crate while you are away, and needs someone who will help transform him into a confident dashing young-pup! He walks great on his leash, but will […]
Meet Bubba! He’s a golden oldie with a lot of love to give. He came to us at not fault of his own! He’s 11 years young and walks with a little limp from an old injury. He is snuggly and cuddly and wants to be around people. He is great on a leash and […]
Link is a sweet 1-year-old Australian Cattle Dog mix, perhaps with a shepherd or small terrier. He is very sweet, loves other dogs and is learning to be more confident. He is a bit shy with new people but warms up quickly.
Meet Zelda! This young, sweet Heeler (Australian Cattle dog) mix is a total doll. She’s 31 lbs and was found with her brother Link and lived with her pals Calvin and Spencer who are now with our rescue. She’s looking for someone to teach her how to walk on a leash, what snow is and […]
Branson is a senior Golden Retriever mix. He’s on the smaller side of life but has a huge heart. He gets along with dogs and loves getting affection from people. He’s very social and might make an excellent therapy dog one day. Branson has a stage 4 heart murmur that doesn’t seem to bother him. […]
Calvin is a fun outgoing Australian Cattle Dog mix (Red heeler). He’s about a year old and was found as a stray. He is on the smaller size of life at 28 lbs. He loves people, belly rubs, playing with other dogs and having fun. He is still quite a puppy and needs someone who […]
Spencer is a fun loving young Australian Cattle Dog mix. He seeks to play and have fun. He loves other dogs, toys and rolling on his back for belly rubs. He is an awesome dog!
We are very excited for Ruperto! He arrived with no history on September 11th. He won over our team, and despite having a jaw issue, no fur, and a hernia. The first vet that saw him instructed us to euthanize him, but there was no obvious reason to do so, so we gave Rupert time […]
Pixie is a miniature Border Collie. At only 15 lbs, this sweet girl survived Hurricane Harvey outside. Horrified and scared, her rescuers found her just days after the storm running frantically. Hot Mess Pooches Sanctuary took her in and have worked with her. She has learned to trust people and other dogs. She is 11-months-old […]
Jinx is a 2.5-year-old miniature Australian Shepherd. She came from a rough part of Houston and didn’t live a very great life. The kind people at Hot Mess Pooches took her in and have sent her to us so she can start a wonderful life here. She does well with other dogs, we are unsure of […]
Trey is a terrier mix originally from San Antonio. His owner died and Trey found himself living alone and the landlord was trying to get rid of him. Trey loves car rides, sports a mohawk and likes wearing bandanas. He is full of personality and is a real sweetheart. He’ll happily lay on your lap […]
Petey wants to be loved is a 14 year old Min pin mix from Southern California. He seems a bit shy and unsure but he’s still getting his bearings in Canada. Pete does well with other dogs and is mostly disinterested. Petey would love to have a place he can call his forever home. He deserves […]
Darby is a dream dog for anyone looking for a loyal and loving companion. She is sweet, docile and very relaxed. Cuddles and a warm bed make her happy and sleeping is one of her favorite pastimes. She is completely potty trained and doesn’t bark. Good on a leash but doesn’t need too much exercise […]
Annie is an 8-year-old Miniature Pinscher mix who loves to be held and cuddled. Hailing from just outside of Los Angeles, Annie’s shelter was impacted by the wildfires. Mostly indifferent to other dogs, she just wants to be around her humans. Annie is happy either as the only dog, or living with other small dogs. Annie […]
Alberto is a tiny chubby chihuahua who loves to cuddle. He is 5 lbs. More info to come.
We honestly can’t say that Cooper has any major negative traits. He thrives on human contact and is extremely affectionate. It seems that he has not had experience going up or down stairs so we are training him to use them. He is housebroken, a good eater (despite not having any teeth) and has a […]
Olive likes affection, massages and rubs below her ear, her soft spot. She’s done well going different places and having people come up to her. She has bursts of energy but for the most part is a quiet lap dog.
Teddy is a Lhasa Apso Yorkie mix (our best guess) and is a mature dog. He was on death row at a pound in Los Angeles. We scooped him up in the nick of time and brought him to Toronto. He is a sweet, easy going lap dog. We discovered that Teddy has diabetes and […]
Fidget is a 10-month-old pure white Jack Russell. She survived Hurricane Harvey outside and was found wandering a road where a man was kicking her. A good Samaritan stepped in and scooped of Fidget. It was found that like many white dogs, Fidget was born without the ability to hear. This hyper-intelligent dog aims to impress. […]
Tallulah, who we’ve started calling ‘Lula’ around the house, is a 9month blue heeler puppy full of energy, love and an eagerness to please. She hails from Houston and has taken a real liking to the snow! Upon first meeting her you’ll be greeted with a wagging tail and lots of kisses. She even tried […]
Sunny is a 10-month-old Yellow Labrador Retriever weighing 40lbs. More info to follow.
Carlito is a 10-year-old Chihuahua weighing a whopping 5 lbs. Carlito is looking for an easy going home that likes to cuddle on the couch and take things in stride. He likes to wear sweaters and jackets because he does not like winter. He has a bit of a funny gate due a spinal deformity […]
Zinnia is a 2.5 year old Beagle/Shepherd mix weigh 24lbs. She lived in a retention pond where she was trapped for over a month before being rescued. More information to come.
Valentina is the bonded sister of Fiorella. She is the younger half of the pair at 2 years old. She is also the follower of the pair, she is shy of new people but warms up quickly. Like big sis, new dogs are greeted with barks until after a happy sniffing. She is comfy in […]
Rocco is a 2-year-old pug beagle chihuahua me (chuggle-huahua?) weighing 10lbs. More information to follow.
Fiorella is a 5-year-old chihuahua mix that is bonded to her sister Valentina. Fiorella loves barking at squirrels and hanging out with her sister/BFF Valentina. She does not like winter and prefers to cuddle up on the couch. Like most tiny dogs, Fiorella wears sweaters to keep her warm but don’t worry she is always […]
Mona is a 2 year old Poodle mix from Houston, Texas. More information to follow.
Helen is a 1-year-old lab mix. She was taken from NRG Houston Pets Alive as an unclaimed Hurricane Harvey survivor. She was born deaf but that doesn’t hold her back at all. She is a very smart girl and learns quick. She is learning sign commands; so far, she understands sit and we are working on […]
“I am a 10-month-old deaf cattle dog. As a typical cattle dog, I have tons of energy and love going on long walk. I have learned the signs for sit, come, stay, leave it, I ask to go out. I love my crate as long as the door is open, I am working on that […]
Rose aka Rosie is just blooming with the personality of a happy little kid: she’s always ready to play with her toys, especially ones that squeak! She is 1.5 years old. She is at her happiest when her foster parents wake up in the morning, greeting them with joy and jumping up on the bed […]
June is a gorgeous cream Rat Terrier/Chihuahua mix. She weighs about 20lbs and is of a stockier disposition. When something has peaked her interest her hackles go up but they extend all the way down to her tail; it looks like some awesome mohawk. She is good with other dogs her size, loves to be […]
Cullen is a 3 year old Chihuahua weighing in at 11 lbs. More info to come!
Bear is a 5 year old Golden Retriever Chow mix hailing from Houston, Texas! This guy had a rough start in life and had been waiting in rescue for quite some time. Now that he’s become a Canadian, he’s looking for an awesome home. He’s extremely sweet, has a super soft coat and just lives […]
Harley is a 2 year old white and tan rat terrier weighing 4.6kg. Harley’s Bio: Hello! My name is Harley and I’m here to tell you I’m adoptable and ready to find my forever home. One more thing you should know about me is I love attention. When I get excited I like to jump […]
Blitz is a 3 year old Blue heeler from Houston Texas. He is one of the few dogs that actually had to ride out the storm on a flooded piece of land. He was surrendered a week after Harvey ended and found himself on his way to Canada. Like a typical Blue heeler he is […]
Robert Redford aka Handsome Bob came from Houston. He’s a two year old Shepherd mix, but definitely on the smaller side of the breed. He’s a cuddler, a ladies man (no issue with men though, just a sucker for the ladies), and easy to walk on a leash. He’s adaptable outgoing and has the most […]
Jackson is a gorgeous red and black Shepherd/rottie/collie mix. He’s a smart guy! Very loving and affectionate likes to be around people. He is crate trained and extremely loyal! He aims to please, loves other dogs and is just under a year old. We promise to snap some pictures of this busy guy soon!
Barney arrived on September 11th after Hurricane Harvey. He is hard of hearing (he has some hearing) and he has no eyes due to advanced glaucoma and cataracts. He is a very sweet boy, we guess around 8 to 10 years old. We haven’t had anyone apply for him, and he’s had quite the year. […]