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6 Months old Spayed Female "Lovin' life" mix!

Greetings! Bambi here, and let’s get one thing out of the way....how I got my adorable name! My foster family was so taken by the long nimble legs on my young energetic body that they reckoned I looked a bit similar to a certain storybook character!

I came into ARF’s care as a stray pup but I’m pretty lucky to have landed with the best foster family ever! The resident dog in the house is my special playmate and I love to wrestle with her and follow her around. There’s a kitty there too that sometimes gets me excited but I think she’s so interesting. You see, I just want to make friends. I’m really a social butterfly!

I’ve got a comfy bed and my own safe crate that I get to sleep in all through the night. My foster momma has an in-home daycare plus 2 boys of her own that love to play with me and toss a ball in the yard. We all go for walks and I proudly lead the pack, excited to meet any human or dog on the way. They tell me I’m very good on the leash. My foster family is also helping me learn manners because I do get excited about neat stuff on the table or counter. They never get angry with me though and they provide lots of praise and treats, which in my opinion is just terrific! I really just want to please.

If I could write my own storybook ending, it would be to find my own happily-ever-after home to love me and help me continue to learn and grow. I’ve been spayed, vaccinated, micro-chipped and received de-wormer. If you’d like to meet me, just click on the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside my photo.
Adopt Bambi


7 Months old Spayed Female ADOPTED!

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2 Years old Spayed Female "Brindle beauty" mix!

Well helloooo there! I see my gorgeous picture has caught your attention. Foster mom says I have an awesome personality to match my good looks and I'm one smart gal who likes to keep busy. She also said I should let you know what keeps me smiling so I've given it some serious doggy thought:

1. PLAY. Whether it's tug, fetch, chase, or wrestling, I'm all for it. When I hear the word "PLAY" my ears perk right up….well at least one of them (:

2. HUMANS. They are the absolute BEST in my books. I reward their awesomeness with lots of kisses and cuddles!

3. LEASH WALKS. I'm a pretty chill gal on a leash and like to take my time with all those new smells. Who wants to rush a good thing? I even get liver treats when I look at foster mom while passing new dogs.

4. DOGS. Doggy friends are a must but I like to take my time when meeting new buddies. Once I give the paws up, I'm a great playmate. Cats are not my cup of tea and I much prefer the four leggers who bark and wag their tail (:

5. MY CRATE. Foster mom say that it keeps me safe when she's not home. All I know is that it is a great place to chill….especially when there is something great to chew!

6. TREATS. I think I have my humans fooled. I get treats for doing things that make foster mom happy like sitting, staying etc. What could be easier?

Foster mom says I did a great job on my list and should be sure to give it to anyone who would like to meet me. She also said to mention that I'm spayed, fully vaccinated, and microchipped. Well, that just about wraps it up! Looking forward to meeting you…a click on the "Adopt Me" icon is all it takes!
Adopt Chachi


7 Months old Spayed Female "Life of the party" mix!

Miesha is a happy and active pup, living with a larger resident dog that she follows everywhere and loves to play with. She came into ARF’s care after experiencing a laceration injury. After a trip to the vet and great care from her foster home, everything has healed beautifully and she is ready to meet her forever family. People stop her on walks to admire her beautiful colouring and her playful demeanor. Miesha loves to play outside in the yard and then curl up inside for a snooze on the nearest lap available. She sleeps very soundly at night on a doggy bed in the master bedroom and goes into her crate when everyone leaves for work. Miesha loves treats, so positive reward training is what’s needed to continue her learning and help her be the best behaved doggy on the block! She is very generous with kisses and tail wags and is happiest when around her people.

Miesha has been vaccinated, de-wormed and spayed. lf you think you’d like to meet this dynamic and full-of-fun gal, please click the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside her picture to apply.
Adopt Miesha


4 Years old Spayed Female "Energetic" mix!

Hi, my name’s “Tink” and I came into ARF’s care feeling pretty sick. I was cold, tired and sore back then and very grateful for my rescue so that I could begin my healing process. Fast forward to now and I am happy, revitalized and free of the illness that caused me so much grief!

I love all the new adventures that have come my way like playing with my resident doggie friends in games like chase, tag, tug of war, and running free at the dog park. My special favourite time is cuddling with my foster family. If there is no room on the couch I just climb up on someone’s knee to sit. I live with a small human that is 8 and I love him. He is respectfully showing me every day what I can and cannot do. I also like when his friends come over for play dates. There are also cats that live here and I am very curious about them, and I sometimes try to get them to play with me.

I sleep either on my foster Mom’s bed, or on a dog bed beside her. I never have accidents in the house and even sleep all night through. It has taken a while, but I am getting use to getting in the car as I have learned that it usually gets me to the dog park.

I am looking for a forever family willing to offer me the opportunity to grow into my true self with unconditional love, and with positive reinforcement only. As you can see by my pictures my fur still has a bit of growing in to do, since I lost some when I was sick, but my foster mom always tells me how beautiful I am. I have been spayed, micro-chipped, vaccinated, de-wormed and received Revolution. If you are looking for an affectionate and faithful companion, please click on the ‘Adopt Me!’ icon beside my picture to apply.
Adopt Tink


2 Years old Neutered Male "Mr. Happy Tail" Mix!

Whistler is a big lovable goofball:) He loves to spread out on the couch, slither on to the floor and then on to the dog bed during his long naps.

He loves to put his head on his foster dad’s lap for lots of pets and enjoys snuggling into small spaces for a snooze:) He is a vocal player and loves to wrestle with the resident canine.

Whistler is fine to be left in our bedroom with the resident canine when we need to go out. He sleeps in our bedroom, in an open crate, on the floor or a spot on the bed if available.

Whistler lives with felines and will join in a game of chase. He will bark if hissed at but otherwise lives in harmony with our cats.

He is a very happy boy who gives lots of happy tail wags when greeting visitors or if humans ‘chat’ with him:)

Whistler is neutered, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped and received Revolution and dewormer. He will be a wonderful addition to an active family with time to head to the park, in any weather. To apply for this handsome boy, click Adopt me! right beside his photo above!
Adopt Whistler


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