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2 Months old Male "Adorable Adventurer" Mix!

Hi everyone! I'm Aace and I am a very loving, smoochie and gentle little boy. I rock at falling asleep in human arms anywhere, anytime!

I currently live with two children, a resident adult dog and cat, and my brother "Knightt". I like to play and wrestle with the older dog and I am learning all kinds of good things from her:) And it's always playtime with my buddy Knightt!

The cat is very interesting too but not excited about playing with me so off I go to find someone else to play with. The human children are awesome and I follow them everywhere for our outdoor adventures!

I am fully crate trained and sleep there quietly all through the night. I'm working very hard on potty training and have very few accidents. Hurray!

Aace has received first shots, micro-chip, dewormer and Revolution. So if you are looking for an adorable, cuddly pup, Click the ďAdopt meĒ link beside his photo above!
Adopt Aace


2 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Camden


2 Months old Male ADOPTED!!

Adopt Casper


12 Months old Spayed Female "Sweet Lovebug Mix!"

Meet Miss Daphnee! This gorgeous girl is a 45 lb. dog with a HUGE heart! Daphnee is super affectionate and loves being close to her humans. She gives out a ton of kisses and full body tailwags at high speed!

Daphne is an extra special girl not only because of her capacity to love, but also because she needs a family who understands her physical needs. Daphne requires daily exercise/doggie play, and medication, to remain healthy due to hip concerns. Many dogs live wonderful and long lives with this problem, so we're sure hoping there is a super super adopter out there who will give her a chance!

Daphnee came into ARFís care extremely underweight and very scared. She is looking for a forever family who will continue with her socialization to help her feel safe in unfamiliar situations. Daphnee loves her humans and looks to them for direction.

Daphnee lives in a very busy foster home with many large dogs. She loves toys and never passes on the opportunity to romp and wrestle with the resident four legged members.

Daphnee requires time to become comfortable around unfamiliar dogs. She enjoys leash walks and off leash hikes in safe areas. Daphnee has excellent recall (:

Daphnee has been spayed, micro-chipped, vaccinated and treated with Revolution. If you embrace positive reinforcement training and have the time and patience to commit to Daphnee, she will reward you tenfold. To meet this little lovebug, click on the ďAdopt MeĒ icon next to Daphneeís picture above!
Adopt Daphnee


3 Months old Female "Fun Family Member" Mix!

Hello folks! I have a short story to tell you about my foster pup Emilee.

This sweetie pie is a lovable gal who strives on having a good old time in her own puppy world. Emilee loves her human and gravitates to every dog she sees. Her tail wags so hard that she almost falls over! I think that if she could talk she would say "hey you, let's play ok?"

She is a petite pup who seems to have a big dog personality and she catches on to what I ask of her very quickly. Emilee's house training is well on it's way to being perfect and she is quite comfortable in her crate when we are not home.

She enjoys her doggie toys, especially the ones that make the most noise of course, and stuffed Kongs with special treats in them.

Emilee dishes out the best kisses and snuggles a person could ask for;) She gives you as much lovin' as you give to her, and by the way, her favourite is belly rubs!
Emilee is a spunky pup that loves her walks and playtime so would be best in a family that can provide an active lifestyle for her.

Emilee is fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, dewormed and received Revolution. If you think Emilee would be perfect as your new family member than please click on the Adopt me! icon beside her precious picture!
Adopt Emilee


3 Months old Male ADOPTED!!

Adopt Enzzo


2 Months old Female "No, no, pick me instead!" Mix!

Well, if you've read my sister Camden's bio above, you'll know that we were named after famous ball parks - neat huh?

Camden and I are close, but she's a tiny bit too energetic for me. I need a little time to observe the situation before I jump into play or investigate. I like chasing my sister, the resident dog, balls, my foster family - you name it, and I'll chase it!

I also enjoy running after the cats we live with too. I don't want to hurt them though, I'm just curious. I'm a cuddler that's for sure. Forehead kisses and hugs are my fave :)

I'm getting really good at doing this thing called "sitting". It seems to make my foster parents happy! They give me yummy treats every time I do it. Peeing in the house? That's for babies! Occasionally I don't make it to the door in time, but I'm getting better and better each day.

Sleeping in my crate at night and while my people are at work is so relaxing. I just love it so much I head on in even without treats. Just like Camden, I usually only get up once for a quick pee then right back to sleep.

I know Camden thinks she's the perfect choice but just look at my fluffy, crimpy fur and big brown eyes! How can you not click on "Adopt Me"?! (next to my photo above)

Oh, PS- I'm also vaccinated and micro-chipped too- score!
Adopt Fenway


8 Years old Spayed Female ***Courtesy Post for Speaking of Dogs Rescue

Please contact Speaking of Dogs Rescue directly, Thank you!

Lucy had a rough start to life; will you be her happy-ever-after?

She is a 8 year old, spayed female beagle cross who lost her home last year when her owners had a baby. Lucy is as smart as a whip and ready to accompany you on hikes and runs, but is more than happy to cuddle on the couch.

Lucy is looking for an adult-only home without cats or dogs.

Find out everything you wanted to know and more at her very own Facebook page (she updates it herself!): Lucy's Facebook Page

You can also contact Speaking of Dogs Rescue

Please help her find her forever home by sharing her Facebook page!
Adopt Lucy


2 Months old Male "Adorable and Lively" Mix!

Hi! My name is Mason! I am a smart, playful, social and loving puppy:)

My idea of a perfect afternoon is spent romping around and playing with my foster moms. I just discovered snow and it's great to frolic and play in! Toys are great fun and they really keep me entertained.

I currently live with 5 young adults who always keep me moving. I am very curious about the world and I am not shy at all. Even though I donít live with children, I am a gentle little guy who loves to meet new people of all sizes.

When I need time to myself, my crate is a great place to hang out. It is a place where I go to get some R & R after a long day of playing. Sleeping through the night is no problem for me.

I love car rides especially when we are going to visit new people and my doggie friends. I have almost perfected house- training, I know how to sit and will come running when my name is called! With consistent positive reinforcement, a little bit of love and patience, I can learn almost anything.

I have been dewormed, micro-chipped and treated with Revolution. I have received my first set of vaccinations as well. I am looking for my forever home --- if you are looking for an adorable puppy who will love you unconditionally, I am your man!!! Click Adopt me icon right beside my photo above to apply!
Adopt Mason


6 Months old Neutered Male "Handsome Salty Sea Dog" Mix!

Let me introduce me self. Me name be Matey. I be a handsome Salty Sea Dog. I'm missing an eye, but ye can see that it doesnít affect me!

Me be a land lubber livin with a large family with multiple dogs that me loves to play with. Me best mate be a wee lad of seven who has great doggie skills. Me other mates are three cats. They have these powerful cutlass' at the end of their toes. Me smartly learned me lesson. Cats rule and dogs drool! Aarrr!

Yo-ho-ho! Outside is where me loves to be, to run and play, jump and stalk. Me loves to wrestle with me mates, and tussle with me wee lad. Me loves new adventures like meeting new mates at the doggie park. Blimey, that is a lot of fun!

Harrr Harrr Harrr, no worries with the poop deck with me. Me havenít had an accident in the house, even once. Me sleeps in an expen as that is where I spent me time healing from me accident. I be all healed and as good as new.

I be in love with food, me Hearties for sure. Me also loves treats and me work for them too. I be good at the sit command, shake a paw and me learning down too.

I be neutered, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, dewormed, and have received Revolution.

It is time for me to weigh anchor to be shipshape and to be three sheets into the wind. Set sail to me own destination, me furever home. Are ye my furever home that will provide me with the chance to socialize, love, and commit to using encouragin support only? If ye thinks ye could be me furever loving family home, then click the Adopt me Icon next to me name above!
Adopt Matey


3 Years old Spayed Female "Charmer" Mix!

Hi there! I'm Pearle. Sometimes my foster mom calls me Pearlie Whirlie Girlie!

I know I look all settled into life now, but boy oh boy did I have a rough start! I was so afraid of everything but now look at me! Total lap dog, car ridin' bestie and best movie night cuddler ever!

Let's see, what are some of my favourite things to do you ask? Running in the field, hunting moles (mouse problem you say? I can totally take care of that for you), playing a little bit of fetch and suntanning.

I also like a fun game of wrestling, bitey face with a nice dog. I am not really a dog park dog, but some fun one on one time with a good friend is just fine for me!

Sometimes I still get a wee bit afraid of new things (but not too much anymore), but nothing that some awesome treats can't get me through:)

Watch Pearl play!!

If you think you have the loving, dog savvy heart for this precious girl, please click the Adopt Me! icon beside her picture above! She is up to date on all her vaccinations, micro-chipped, spayed and received Revolution and dewormer.
Adopt Pearle


3 Years old Spayed Female "Beautiful Athletic Mix!"

This awesome gal is great with every person she meets!

Poncha plays the "shy card" and then it's all about affection with lots of kisses. She adores her foster moms and follows them everywhere:)

Poncha is a very athletic dog who loves to go for runs, swims and hikes on lead. She does very well in the car, short or long rides. House-trained with no accidents so far and she is quite trustworthy when left alone :)

She lives with another dog and loves her company! Poncha would enjoy a home with another doggy best friend and no felines.

She knows how to sit, lie down and shake a paw and is working on learning some new tricks too!

Poncha is spayed, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, dewormed and receives Revolution monthly. Poncha tested positive for Heartworm and has received 4 doses of Heartgard. Adopter would take Poncha to Strathroy clinic for her two final treatments, paid for by ARF.

To apply for this beautiful gal, click Adopt me! next to her photo above!
Adopt Poncha


2 Months old Male "Loves to Talk" Mix!

Woof! Woof! How was your day?

My name is Rex and I do like to chat!! I live with my brother Rufus, my foster mom, two teenage daughters and 7 playful feline friends (ok, maybe Iím more playful than the cats are but I love to run with them!).

Playing outside is awesome! I meet doggie friends at the park and love to socialize:) I like visiting the younger children in the neighbourhood as well as I get lots of treats!

Car rides are the best cause we visit other doggie friends and get to have a play date!! When we go out for walks I am on my leash (Iím really good) and love to run in the park (as I am good off the leash too!). When I first meet someone I am rather shy but give me a couple minutes and then Iím ready for some fun!!

Whenever somebody calls my name, I come running and sit for lots of treats! When I manage to get on the couch, I love to curl up with my family for a nap. My crate or some human feet are great napping places too. I sleep in my crate at night and play in my playpen with my brother for part of the day when our humans are away.

My house-training is coming along quite well. With positive reinforcement training and lots of outdoor time, I will be an excellent part of your family!!

I received my first vaccinations, dewormer and have my micro-chip! I weighed in at 16.4 lbs at the vet and hope to get to 70 lbs. Click Adopt me right beside my picture above to apply for sweet, lovable me!
Adopt Rex


2 Months old Female "Happy-go-lucky Smoocher" Mix!

Look out world. Here comes Ruan!

Full-of-beans, fidgety and friendly are just three words used to describe this bundle of awesomeness. Ruan will make you smile, giggle and revel in the beauty and simplicity of sharing a moment with a new found friend.

Ruan lives in a very busy foster home with two dogs, a cat and four human companions. She loves toys, chasing balls, socks and anything else that can be thrown. Ruan never misses the chance to get on the floor and wrestle and kiss someone into submission.

Ruan loves to go out for walks and meet new friends. Sheíd like to get to know the squirrel who runs around the backyard but so far sheís been unsuccessful in securing an introductory meeting, though not from lack of trying:)

Ruan plays well with her foster family but she also enjoys her down time. When not running around, Ruan can be found sprawled out either at the feet of her human family or in a quiet place by herself.

Crate training is going well and Ruan will walk right into her crate at bedtime. House-training is all but 100%, she's a smart cookie!

Ruan, affectionately called Roo, Rooster and Smackaroo (she loves to give kisses) by her foster family, is looking for a family who needs a happy-go-lucky girl with tons of love and attention for everyone. To apply, simply click Adopt me! beside her photo above.
Adopt Ruan


2 Months old Male "Prancing and Dancing" Mix!

Hi Iím Rufus! Iím a smart, playful, social and lovable puppy!!

My brother Rex and I have great fun playing with our toys! We live with my foster mom, two teenage daughters and 7 feline friends. My humans play chase and Hide n Seek in our fenced backyard and enjoy taking me for walks (Iím really good on and off the leash). Car rides are lots of fun! We visit people and other doggie friends too.

My favourite activity is playing with the younger children in our neighbourhood. Playing and running with the big dogs at the doggie park is awesome and tiring:) When itís nap time I like to sleep with my humans on the couch or on the floor at their feet.

My crate is a really nice and cozy place! I sleep there at night and enjoy playing in my expen for a couple of hours when my humans are not home. I am mostly house-trained, and can sit and love getting treats for coming to my name!

Sharing my food and treats is no problem! I am a very gentle young man! With my positive reinforcement training, and lots of exercise, I will be a great addition to your family!!

I've received my first vaccinations, dewormer and my micro-chip! I weighed 14.7 lbs at my vet visit and still growing:) I'm aiming for 65-70 lbs when I'm all grown up! I would love to become a part of your family so just click the Adopt me icon right beside my photo above!
Adopt Rufus


2 Months old Female "I love the outdoors" Mix!

Meet Wendie!

Wendie is an energetic, playful puppy who loves the outdoors. An afternoon spent romping around the backyard is Wendieís idea of heaven on earth. And after a good play, she loves nothing more than cuddling up with her humans for a long nap.

Wendie currently lives with two adults, two large resident dogs, and her brother, Casper. Although she does not live with any children, she has enjoyed meeting the children in the neighbourhood. In fact, Wendie loves everyone she meets. She is outgoing and curious about the world around her.

Wendie sleeps through the night on a consistent basis and will spend short periods in her crate during the day when her foster mom has to go out. In fact, Wendie will often retreat to her crate all on her own for a little relaxation time.

Wendie is getting the hang of house-training, and with consistency and positive reinforcement, her foster mom is sure she will be an expert in no time! She has learned to sit for treats and will come running when she is called!

Wendie has been dewormed, micro-chipped, and treated with Revolution. She has received her first set of vaccinations as well. If you are looking for a energetic puppy who will grow into a fun, sociable, active dog, this is the puppy for you. If you are interested in meeting Wendie, click on the ďAdopt MeĒ button beside her picture above!
Adopt Wendie


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 dadís 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 Ďchatí 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


2 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Zarina


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