Directory of Rescue Clubs


Afghan Hound Club of Canada Breed Rescue: Bob Guerette, 54 Burland Ave., Winnipeg, MB R2N 2W5 (204) 255-3986; e-mail:

Akbash Dogs International Rescue Service: Sunny Reuter, 6 Anglin Dr., Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3M5 (905) 884-7924; fax 905-709-4624; email

Akita Watch: 4577 Victoria Ave., Niagara Falls, ON L2E 4B5 (905) 357-7592; (416) 252-1686; e-mail:; web site:

Alaskan Malamute H.E.L.P League: Jim Thomson, R.R. 1, Apsley, ON K0L 1A0 (705) 656-3860; e-mail:; web site:

Australian Cattle Dog Rescue of Ontario: Sarah Mombourquette, 762 Upper James St. Box 249, Hamilton, ON L9C 3A2 (905) 973-6687; e-mail:; web site:

Australian Shephard Rescue and Placement Helpline (ARPH): Nicole Wright, 13 Bottrell St., Bowmanville, ON L1C 4Z8; 1-877-ARPH-779; web site: or .

Australian Shepherd Rescue in Canada: E-mail:; web site:

Basset Hound Rescue: Phyllis Stapells, R.R.4, Tottenham, ON. L0G 1W0 (905) 936-6156.

Basset Hound Rescue of Ontario: Mindy Tenenbaum, (416) 562-1825; e-mail:; web site: .

Beagle Paws: P.O Box 28164, 48 Kenmount Rd., St. John's NL, A1B 4J8 (709) 738-PAWS [7297]; e-mail:; web site: .

Beagle Rescue:  Beagle Club of British Columbia, Beth Caskey, Rescue Contact (250) 746-7091; e-mail:

Bearded Collie Club of Canada: Joan Wright, 59 Wallingford Rd.; Toronto, ON M3A 2V2;
phone/fax: (416) 455-4884; e-mail:

Beauceron Rescue Society of Canada: Craig McCracken, R.R. 2, Rutherford Site, C-10, Halfmoon Bay, BC, V0N 1Y0, (604) 885-4740; email:; web site:

Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Canada National Rescue: Tracey Ricard, Box 33, Site 3,
R.R. 2, Tofield, AB T0B 4J0, phone/fax (780) 662-2242; e-mail:

Bloodhound Club of Canada Rescue: Tammy Arseneau, 4792 2nd Line Rd., North Lancaster, ON K0C 1Z0 (613) 347-1973.

Border Collie Rescue Ontario: Sharon Wilson (905) 839-1751; e-mail:, or Cindy Boht/Christopher Lavery (416) 536-2910; e-mail:;
web site:

Border Collie Rescue Network, Ontario: Web site:

Border Collie and Rough Collie Rescue: Janet Arthur, R.R.2, Singhampton, ON (519) 922-2555; e-mail:

Border Terrier Welfare, Canadian: Pam Dyer, English (450) 584-3951; bus: (450) 647-2709; e-mail: , or Jocelyne Tasse-Durocher, Francais (450) 641-0941;
e-mail:; web site:

Borzoi Club of Ontario: 334 Big Creek Rd., Caledonia, ON N3W 2G9; Judith McAnanama (905) 765-4909; or Lisa Miceli (905) 722-5010; e-mail:

Boston Terrier Club of Canada: Ana-Maria Davies ; e-mail:; web site:

Boxer Rescue Canada: Chantelle Yates, B.C (604) 820-8975; e-mail:; Marta Nettelfield, AB (780) 338-2573; e-mail:; Alan Guathier, QC (450) 658-4856; e-mail:; web site:

Boxer Rescue Ontario: Kathy Blundell (905) 571-5795; e-mail:; or
Liz Robb (905) 429-6935; e-mail:; web site:

Briard Rescue: Nancy Valiquette (905) 824-2405; e-mail:

Bull Terrier Rescue: Norma Shepard (1-800) BTBT-911.

Bulldog Club of Central Canada: Mary Coles, c/o Kilnridge Farm, R.R 2, Hillsburgh, ON
N0B 1Z0 (519) 833-9757.

Bulldog Club, Confederation: English Bulldog/French Bulldog Rescue; Gail Neilson, 18276 Hwy. 48,  Mount Albert, ON L0G 1M0 (905) 473-9111; e-mail:

Bulldog (English) Rescue: Susan Dibbley, 236 Robson Rd., Leaminton, ON N8H 3V4.

Bullmastiff Rescue of Canada: Provincial Coordinators: NS, Janet Hamm (902) 765-8483,
e-mail:; NB, Cindi-Lee Campbell (506) 757-8394; e-mail; PEI, Lynne Brushett (902) 829-5555; QC, Chantal Cormier (418) 392-5160; e-mail:; AB, Lesley Thomas (403) 273-3449; e-mail:; BC, Cheryl Randolph (250) 642-7667; e-mail:;
web site:

Cairn Terrier Club of Canada, B.C Division: Lower Mainland: Judy Bruner (604) 582-9645 or Janice Lewis (604) 522-9363; Interior: Joy Sharp (250) 523-9908; Vancouver Island: Leslie Lundgren (250) 748-5498.

Cairn Terrier Club of Canada, Ontario and Eastern Regions Rescue: Edith Skellet (905) 774-1216; e-mail:

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club of Canada: Elaine Ellis, 36 Allendale Rd, Brampton, ON L6W 2Y8. (905) 451-6399

Cavalier King Charles Spaniels of B.C: Katie J. Eldred, 30353 Merryfield Ave, Abbotsford, B.C, V4X 1V4 (604) 857-2106

Chihuahua Rescue: The Chihuahua Club of B.C, The Chihuahua Club of Canada.
Edna St.Hilaire, c/o 2114 Dublin St. New Westminster, B.C V3M 3A9 (604) 521-0922

Chihuahua Rescue and Transport, Canadian (CCRT): Christine Blais, P.O Box 33040, Ottawa ON K2C 3Y9 (613) 291-0639; e-mail:; web site:

Chihuahua Rescue B.C: Mary Whiting, 151-32500 South Fraser Way, Ste. 378, Abbotsford, B.C V2T 4W1 (250-713-5454; web site:

Chow Chow Fanciers of Canada, South Central Ontario: Judy Goacher, 4248 R.R. 1, Kendal, ON L0A 1E0; (905) 983-6412, 6 to 9p.m

Clarington Pet Connection/Border Collie Rescue: Brenda & Wayne Lowry; e-mail:; web site:

Cocker Spaniel Rescue of B.C (CSRBC): Carol Jackson, P.O Box 34168-17790, No. 10 Hwy, Cloverdale, B.C V3C 8C4, (604) 716-3647; e-mail:; web site:

Dachshund Club of Greater Ontario: Rescue Chairperson: Susan Skolnick, 106 Queen St., Newmarket, ON L3Y 2E8, (905) 830-1216; e-mail:

Dachshund Club, Western: Secretary: Susan Lankau, 745 Gilchrist Pl, Delta, B.C V4M 3L7 (604) 943-4304; e-mail:

Dachshund Rescue, Canadian: Audrey McDonough (416) 970-6004; e-mail:; web site:

Dalmation Adoption and Rescue: (905) 458-1883, leave a message; web site:

Danes in Distress: Patricia Whetstone, Advisor. Jim Wood (519) 650-3620; e-mail:, or Karin Severin (905) 682-4600; e-mail:

Doberman Rescue Assistance: Heather Cole, Port Hope, ON (905) 797-3087

Dogue De Bordeaux Society (DDBS): Leslie & Lawrence Cameron (519) 446-2620, Canada, or Geroge Brown (732) 796-0727, USA. web site:

English Setter Rescue: Beth Genuino (905) 456-0214; e-mail:

English Springer Spaniel Rescue: Donna Toews (604) 584-4688; e-mail:; web site:

Entlebucher Mountain Dog Rescue: Gina Thomas (541) 935-0136; e-mail:; web site:

French Bulldog Fanciers of Canada: Karen Cram, Box 88, R.R. 2, 368 Kennedy Rd, Calabogie, ON K0J 1H0 (613) 752-2382; e-mail:,
Gary Brown 2-75 Gatewood Pl, London, ON N5Y 5A4 (519) 672-5589; e-mail:

German Shephard Rescue, B.C: Jaime Kinna (604) 540-8324; e-mail:

German Shephard Rescue, Toronto: Anna Young (416) 686-6738; e-mail:; web site:

Golden Retriever Adoption Service Inc. Canadian: SASE to 5694-4 Hwy.7 E, Box 162, Markham, ON L3P 1B4, (416) 657-2445; web site:

Golden Retriever Club of Alberta Rescue: E-mail:; web site:

Golden Retriever Rescue, Secours (Quebec): Peter Hewitt (450) 465-1107, or Laura Brunet (514) 624-3225. French: Josee Fournier, e-mail: English: Vanessa Gareau, e-mail:; web site:

Great Dane Rescue Inc: Jo Anne Richards, Lindsay, ON (705) 878-5845; e-mail:; web site:

Great Pyrenees Club of Central Ontario: Carol Graham & Norma Egginton, Prestonfield Farm, R.R. 5, Rockwood, ON N0B 2K0 (519) 853-3005 or 856-9267 between 9 am and 9pm

Greater Swiss Mountain Dog Rescue: Brian & Sera Fradgley, 53221, R.R 223, Adrossan, AB T8E 2K1, (780) 919-GSMD; e-mail:

Grehound Adoption Inc. Niagara: (905) 563-1666; e-mail:; web site:

Greyhounds in need of Adoption (GINA): E-mail:; web site:

Greyhound League, Northwest Canadian: Amy Johnston (403)663-1839; e-mail:; web site:

Greyhound Lovers of Hamilton Wentworth: Heather Geres, 3600 Golf Club Rd., R.R.1, Hannon, ON L0R 1P0 (905) 692-5790; e-mail:, Paul Hannam (905) 304-1798

Greyhound Relocation & Adoption: Freddy & Bill Cowan, 283250 Daniel Rd., R.R. 1, Mount Elgin, ON N0J 1N0 (519) 425-7822; e-mail:; web site:

Greyhound Rescue Quebec: Shirley Smith, P.O Box 442, Pierrefonds, QC, H9H 4L1 (514) 624-6335; web site:

Greyhound Club of Canada: Chrisina DePierre, 263 1st Ave., Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, QC J0N 1H0

Greyhound Pets Inc: Colleen Stranix, 4745 48B St., Delta, B.C V4K4C1 (604) 946-8202; e-mail:; web site:

Greyhound Pets International Foundation, Western Canada: Cindy Montgomery (780) 922-0545; e-mail:; web site:

Irish Setter Club of Canada: Western Canada: (250) 743-8802; Eastern Canada: (613) 989-1342

Labrador Retriever Club (1995) Society, British Columbia: Cheryl Young, 35171 Youngston Rd. R.R.3, Mission B.C V2V 4J1 (604) 820-8765; e-mail:
Labrador Retriever Rescue, Calgary: Box 63, Site 3, R.R. 1, Strathmore, AB, T1P 1J6,
(403) 934-4965; e-mail:; web site:

Labrador Retriever Rescue Ontario: Diane Ploss & Joan Znidarec, 268 Lakeshore Rd E, Ste 254, Oakville, ON. L6J 1J7 (416) 429-8108; fax (905) 845-4495; web site:

Labrador Rescue: Nicki Mancor, 1893 Carlson Canyon Rd, Quesnel, B.C, V2J 6J8, (250) 922-1298; e-mail:

Mastiff Club Rescue, Canadian: Bob Johnson, R.R.2, Stirling, ON, K0K 3E0 (613) 477-1977

MinPin Rescue: E-mail:; web site:

Miniature Schnauzer Rescue of Alberta: Ferne Gudnason, Box 5241, Lacombe, AB, T4L 1W9; telephone/fax: (403) 788-2198; e-mail:

Manitoba Newfoundland Rescue Service: Region of Newfoundland Dog Club of Canada. Contact: Terry-Ann Lambert, 139 Rodney St. Headingley, MB, R4J 1A6 (204) 831-6923, 9am to 9pm

Newf Rescue, Canadian: Lloyd Nelson, 600 Victoria St. E, Whitby, ON, L1N 5R5 (905) 668-7339

Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Club of Canada: Mairon Bennett, e-mail:

Old English Sheepdog & Owner's Club of Canada: Margaret J.Trenholm, 5366 Ridge Rd,
Godmanchester, QC, J0S 1H0; (450) 264-0247; fax: (450) 264-9221; e-mail:

Papillon Canada Association Rescue: Chairman: Julia Beaton, 1405 Charland Ave, Coquitlam, B.C V3K 3L4; (604) 937-5700; e-mail:; web site:

Pekingese Rescue: Pekin Palace, Anita Scott, 220 Toynbee Trial, Scarborough, ON M1E 1G9, (416) 267-4116

Poodle Club of Canada Rescue: Poodles miniature and toy contact Karen Godson 647 200 6287, or
Poodles Standard contact Morgan Jarvis 905 623 3940, or

Pug Club of Canada Pug Rescue: Simone Norman, P.O Box 117, Bond Head, ON L0G 1B0 (905) 778-0295; e-mail:; web site:

Pug Dog Club of B.C Rescue Program: Sandra Todosychuck, Box 91, Surrey B.C V3T 4W4, (604) 584-8180; fax: (604) 584-8186; e-mail:

Rhodesian Ridgeback Rescue: Carole Bradley-Kennedy, National Coordinator (905) 812-0568; e-mail:; web site:

Adopt-A-Rott (Ontario): P.O Box 23, R.R.2, Canfield, ON N0A 0C0 (905) 692-1482; e-mail:; web site:

Rottweiler Rescue Society: 7 Main St. Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0 (519) 855-4618

Saluki Rescue: Sandra Gahan, 42 Todd St, Cambridge, ON N1R 1G5, (519) 620-9937; fax: (519) 620-9012; e-mail:; web site:

Scottish Terrier Club, Canadian: Eastern Coordinator: (905) 701-1754, Western Coordinator: (306) 757-6389; e-mail; web site:

Sheltie Rescue, Southern Ontario: Nicole Moore, Greater Toronto area (905) 875-1195; Kathie Perron, Niagara area (905) 894-4777;e-mail:; web site:

Shetland Sheepdog Acssociation, Canadian Rescue: Coordinator: Michelle Rogowski, 336 Dodds Rd, Headlingly, MB R4H 1H5 (204) 832-5484: e-mail:; web site:

Shiba Inu Rescue: Steven Watson, R.R 2, Stayner, ON L0M 1S0 (705) 428-3039

Siberian Husky Assistance & Rescue Program (SHARP) : Wendy Horwood, P.O Box 206, Bath, ON K0H 1G0 (613) 352-5449; e-mail:; web site:

Silky Terrier Club (National) Inc. The Maple Leaf: Debby Nelson, Box 93, Goodeve, SK S0A 1C0, telephone/fax: (306) 876-2110

Small Breed Rescue: 1062 Hector Bay E, Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3S1, (204) 338-7095

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier Rescue: Sylvia Hamilton, R.R. 2, Rockwood, ON N0B 0K0 (519) 853-1456; e-mail:

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Club of Canada: Candy Beauchamp, 3 Catalina Dr., Ottawa, ON K2H 7X2 (613) 596-9323; e-mail:

Vizsla Society of Ontario: Elaine Hopkins, 680 Otonabee Dr. Peterborough, ON K9J 7P9 (705) 743-7894 between 9pm and 11 pm

Weimeraner Association of Canada Rescue: E-mail:; web site:

Westie Rescue of Canada: Margaret Duffy and Jeanette Graves, Box 35021, Edmonton, AB T5K 2R8 1-877-861-3375;  e-mail:; web site:

Whippet Club of Canada, National: Cooredinator: Paulette Blinch, 8909 Buckingham Rd. Prince George, B.C V2N 6N7 (250) 964-1429; e-mail:

Whippet Rescue Canada: Sherrall Chapman, 1289 County Rd. 64, Carrying Place, ON  K0K 1L0, (613) 475-6000; fax (613) 475-6111; e-mail:;         Web site:

Yorkshire Terrier Rescue (Canadian): ON: Catherine: (905) 791-0156; e-mail:, Sandy: (416) 699-9691; Brenda (705) 876-6954; NS: Jannette: (902) 639-2632; e-mail:;
web site:


Adopt-A-Dog/Save-A-Life: All breeds rescued. Toronto; (416) 787-3862; e-mail:; web site:

All Heart Pet Rescue: All Breeds. Kathy Jeanneault, R.R.3, 430 Oakwood Rd. Powassan, ON P0H 1Z0 (705)724-2630; e-mail:

Animal Alliance of Canada/Project Jessie: All-breed rescue. 221 Broadview Ave., Ste. 101, Toronto, ON, M4M 2G3, (416) 462-9541 x 27; fax (416) 462-9647; e-mail:; web site:

Animal Guardian Society, The (TAGS): All breeds, (905) 263-TAGS; e-mail:

Animatch: Helen Lacroix; Montreal, QC (450) 452-0321; fax (450) 452-0321; e-mail:; web site:

Second Chance Pet Rescue in Winnipeg: Courtney M.Voth (204) 224-2242; web site: or