ARF Feature Volunteer

Ramona started fostering with ARF in February of 2014. While she has done some amazing work with a few fearful puppies, the majority of the 14 foster dogs she’s had have been adult dogs. They’ve also been some of our harder-to-adopt dogs, with various behaviour issues. Ramona never hesitated though, and jumped right in, taking assistance, advice and […]

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Chevy’s Happy Ending

We recently adopted Simone, and renamed her Chevy. She immediately loved her new name and it only took her 30 minutes to feel at home with us. She loves to cuddle and is always on our heels and by our side. She is very smart and easy to train. She’s loving all the neighbourhood dogs […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Kevin and Rob have been volunteering with ARF for over a year now and have been very successful. They have spent most of their fostering career taking on some of our toughest adult dogs and working with them, other volunteers and trainers to help the dogs become the best canine companions they can be. These […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Morgan has been volunteering with ARF since 2012 and has been an outstanding PetSmart Volunteer during that time. She is always ready and willing to assist potential adopters in their search for a new family member with a bright and friendly smile. Morgan also has a good understanding for canine behaviour and is a huge […]

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Sadie’s Happy Ending

Matthew & I have had our hearts stolen by one amazing dog. When we first met Sadie at Pet Smart Days, she was very timid and nervous, and for some reason no one wanted to say hi to her. Matthew & I love all dogs, so we went over to her and quietly waited until […]

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Vada’s Happy Ending

Vada was a prime example of a mutt; not a dog you’d expect most families to seek out. He was a handsome guy, with long, shaggy fur, and a matted, slobbery beard, but his write-up on the ARF website was ‘less than desirable’ at a first glance. Vada had been found on a reserve, running […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

  Paula McWilliam is one of our most dedicated foster parents, having fostered dozens of litters of kittens since 2013. She is always willing to take on large litters, nervous kittens, and pregnant or nursing mom’s and their babies. Paula and her family spend countless hours socializing, cleaning, feeding, and teaching young kittens how to […]

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You Can Be A Hero!

And it’s so easy – just open your home to an adult dog in need. Winter is upon us, and with it comes an influx of dogs needing emergency placement in our program. We are receiving calls almost every other day for placement of adult dogs. Our classification of “adult” is anywhere from 6 months to […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

There isn’t a lot that Aneil Rajaram doesn’t do for ARF. As a volunteer, he is one of our most committed team members. He’s often the face of our organization at our events, but does so much more beyond that. He’s helped with the Walk n’ Wag organizing committee, was key in us getting to […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Meet Jim, Theresa and their dogs, Holly and Storm! Jim and Theresa started volunteering with ARF on January 29, 2014 as a foster home and have fostered 52 dogs. Since then, they have expanded their areas of expertise to being a holding area, which consists of fostering under-age puppies with or without their moms and […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

  Meet Chelsea! Chelsea is an amazing foster parent and volunteer who is always willing to help in anyway that she can, from transport, to events, to fostering special needs cats. Chelsea has fostered several special needs cats, such as Flash/Dribbles; large litters of kittens; and is always there to help in an emergency fostering […]

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ARF Feature Volunteer

Our featured volunteer this month is a three-generation family. Meet mom Lisa, daughter Makayla, and “Bobba” Marty, pictured here with their own ARF dogs; Chloe and Hershey. Hershey started out as a foster pup, but he turned into a “forever foster” when it was discovered that he had a heart condition that made any surgery, […]

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