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14 Months old Spayed Female "social butterfly" mix!

Emee is a beautiful girl who is living in foster care with 3 adults and 3 resident canine friends. She would love to live in a home with another dog, or with a family that will take her for frequent playdates with canine friends. Her brindle colouring stops everyone in their tracks when she is out for her daily walks. She loves to meet other dogs and humans and is particularly fond of children. Emee has lots of energy and is very athletic. Her favourite activities include hiking, a good run in the park and car rides! She requires a forever home that will allow her to enjoy long daily walks or hikes. Emee would also prefer to live in a home with a fully fenced yard.

EmeeRube is house trained and sleeps through the night. She enjoys the freedom of the house when her humans go out as she is quite respectful and does not need to be crated. She likes chewing on her big beef bone or a Nyla bone and squeaky toys are a must! Emee is clever and very treat-motivated so she should have a lot of success with ongoing training.

EmeeRube is a well-mannered affectionate dog who can adapt to any environment. She gives her best to her humans and is a ‘pack-up-and-go’ kind of dog. She has been spayed, vaccinated, microchipped, and received Revolution. If you would like to meet this happy girl, please click on the ‘adopt-me’ icon to apply.
Adopt EmeeRube


3 Months old Neutered Male ADOPTED!

Adopt Hiro


14 Months old Spayed Female "social butterfly" mix!

Well hello there! I'm Isabella and I'm one happy rescue dog! I am looking for a home OUTSIDE OF THE CITY OF LONDON. My foster mom says I "exude happiness". I'm not sure what that means but I know my tail is always wagging, I'm always smiling and I absolutely love life. I was very thin and sick when ARF rescued me but now I'm feeling great. I'm a medium sized dog with a gorgeous girly figure now. Foster mom says I'm absolutely beautiful, inside and out!

My top ten list of things that keep me happy include: humans, playing with my canine buddies, long walks, swimming, car rides, off leash hikes in safe areas, squeaky toys, rawhides, peanut butter filled kings, and most of all, snuggling with my humans! I'd say I'm a pretty well rounded gal.

I've been told I'm a very social butterfly. Foster mom gives me tasty liver treats when I remember to sit nicely and remember those things she calls "manners". Humans are just so amazing and sometimes I get a little too excited. Foster mom says I'm working hard and I'm a very good student. I've already earned an A+ when it comes to crate training, leash walking, recall, and expert couch cuddler.

I'm a bubbly girl who loves to go places and get lots of exercise and stimulation. I'm looking for an active family who will include me in their daily activities without too much alone time. I'm spayed, fully vaccinated, and micro-chipped as well. If you're looking for an energetic canine friend with loads of loving personality, all it takes is a click on the "Adopt Me" icon next to my picture to get things started. Looking forward to meeting you!
Adopt Isabella


6 Months old Neutered Male "gentle soul" mix!

Hi, my name is Legolas. I am a well-adjusted, friendly, and spirited character who will melt your heart with my brown eyes and my adorable little 26lb physique.

I came into ARF’s care after being hit by a car. I suffered a broken femur which resulted in the amputation of my bak leg. I'm getting along very well. I love to run, go for walks and I can swim. Don't feel sorry for me or let my missing leg fool you - I'm 'Legolas the Mighty'!

I love to cuddle, get my belly scratched and give kisses. My foster mom says that I have a wonderful disposition and I am very well behaved. I'm fully housetrained and I have never chewed or destroyed anything that was not mine. I sleep through the night in my crate, waking up around 7:30 or so fully rejuvenated and ready to start my next day’s adventure. I also relax in my crate with some tasty chew treats when my foster mom has to go out during the day for short periods of time.

I live in a busy household with other fosters, resident canines and felines. There is also a very cool 8 year old boy that treats me with gentle, experienced hands. He knows how to pet me, and play with me. I love my canine companions and get along with all other dogs I meet. My feline friends sometimes have to remind me to mind my own business as I like to follow them when they run upstairs.

I have been neutered, microchipped, dewormed, treated with Revolution, and have received my first set of vaccines. I would love to be a part of an energetic forever home that will provide me with the opportunities of socialization, love, and commitment by using encouraging support only. If you think you are the right family for me, click on the 'Adopt-Me' icon beside my photo!
Adopt Legolas


10 Months old Neutered Male "curious and cheerful" mix!

Introducing Memphis, a happy-go-lucky large breed pup who lives with 2 adults and a resident dog. He is a joyful companion for any dog and has become instant friends with many of the neighbourhood dogs he has met while out for a walk. When he’s not playing a game of wrestle with his foster brother, he loves to get outside and explore. Memphis walks well on a leash and prefers to take a leisurely pace, stopping for sights and smells along the way. When he comes inside he appreciates a relaxing belly rub and some ear scratches too!

Memphis is house trained and sleeps in his crate at night and during the day for periods when his foster family is out. He happily goes there when a few treats are offered. He enjoys having a quiet place to go and take a nap or relax with a raw hide or rope toy.

As living inside is still fairly new for him, Memphis is still learning the ropes and sometimes is ‘happy-excited’ when he smells something delicious or meets someone new. Ongoing positive reinforcement training with yummy treats will help him to perfect his manners. After all, he is still a puppy and one can forget this due to his size. Since he is still learning his manners, Memphis would be best suited for a family without small children.

Memphis is a very loving and friendly dog with a charming personality. He is eager to please and is very treat motivated. He has been neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, de-wormed and received Revolution. If you would like to meet this handsome, loving and playful dog, please click on the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside his photo to apply.
Adopt Memphis


6 Months old Spayed Female "sweet and spunky" mix!

This gorgeous little miss is Nell. An energetic sweetheart, who loves people and dogs alike. Nell is looking for an active family, so if you’re a runner or love to hike, this is your gal! Nell is still working on her loose leash walking, but with positive reinforcement training she has already made lots of progress. Nell would benefit from a family that has knowledge of the Collie/Aussie breed, as this intelligent girl needs to keep her mind busy. Agility or disc training may be something fun for her to try with her forever family.

Nell is already house and crate trained and sleeps peacefully through the night. She also enjoys kicking back with a good bone or Kong, while cuddling up on the couch. Nell currently lives with two humans and two large dogs, who she loves to play with. She is extremely friendly with all people, children and dogs. When doing introductions, Nell sometimes needs to be reminded to stay on all fours.

This loyal, fun, sweet pup is a true dream for any collie lover. Nell has been spayed, vaccinated, microchipped and de-wormed. If you feel that you could be a good match for Nell, please click on the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside her photo to apply.
Adopt Nell


3 Years old Neutered Male ADOPTION PENDING!

Adopt Poppie


3 Months old Spayed Female ADOPTED!

Adopt Scout


3 Months old Neutered Male "full of personality" mix!


Due to the breed restriction law in Ontario (C-132), which ARF and all other humane animal welfare organizations oppose, dogs who look a certain way are supposed to be killed due only to their appearance. Therefore, to keep puppies safe, we are only accepting applications from outside of Ontario for this pup.

Meet Mr. Tango! This wee guy dances his way into everyone's heart in seconds! Tango is full of personality and LOVES people of all ages. Full speed tail wags, body wiggles, and kisses galore never run short with this little guy!

Tango is an extremely happy and outgoing pup. He lives in a busy foster home with multiple dogs and cats and enjoys interacting with all of them. Humans are still number one on his list and he melts into his foster family's arms as soon as he's picked up. Tango loves to meet new children and will sit on the backyard deck watching the neighbourhood kids. His tail never stops wagging the entire time.

Tango is doing well with his house and crate training. He thoroughly enjoys the outdoors and is ready to take on any new adventure. Leash walking is new but he is up for the challenge. Tango is learning to settle after a busy puppy day with the help of some favourite toys and chewies. He's a quick learner especially when treats are involved.

Tango is neutered, has received his first vaccines and has been micro-chipped. He will be an awesome addition to a lucky forever family! To apply to meet Mr. Personality, click on the "Adopt Me" icon next to Tango's picture.
Adopt Tango


12 Months old Neutered Male ADOPTION PENDING!

Adopt Wister

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