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10 Months old Neutered Male 'handsome shy' mix!

Hello, my name is Bonsai and I am a very happy pup. I live with my 2 foster parents and a canine foster brother. Life since my rescue has been wonderful, but my past life was a bit challenging and has made me a little shy of new experiences. I have learned to happily curl up in my comfy crate with toys and treats when my family goes out for short periods and I also sleep in it at bedtime, close to where my family sleeps. House-training has been a breeze and I always politely ask to go outside for business.

I am finding out how fun toys are, and so far I love chewing on rope toys and popping the insides out of my stuffies. I like playing with my foster brother and have also met other large and small dogs. Walking on the leash is a completely new experience that I am learning to enjoy with lots of treats and motivation. I’ve even had successful off leash walks following around my foster brother and coming when called! Being outside, napping in the sun, or curling up in a hiding spot under the deck are things that I enjoy.

Although I am a healthy boy in every way, I was diagnosed as positive for heart worm. I’m not the least bit worried though, because a few medications and a vet treatment will fix me right up. Because this takes a while to complete, I’m looking for a very special forever family that will welcome me into their home to love as a foster dog first while having my treatments, and then sign my adoption papers when all is done.

I have been neutered, vaccinated, and micro-chipped. I am a handsome golden-eyed boy looking for a forever family that has the patience to continue introducing me to all the fun aspects of being a dog. Since I’m a young pup, I would love to meet an active family that would play with me and give me lots of opportunities to be outside. If you think you’d like to meet me, click the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside my picture.
Adopt Bonsai


1 Years old Neutered Male ADOPTED!

With the assistance of Infinite Woofs Animal Rescue, Bronson was flown to Edmonton, AB, where he has been adopted by a family with children whom he adores, and a great doggie buddy, too.

Thank you, Infinite Woofs!!
Adopt Bronson


3 Months old Female ADOPTED!

Adopt Dangle


7 Months old Neutered Male 'adorable small guy' mix!

Jessie is a Yorkie/ Schnauzer mix with grey and brown curly fur. He is a small guy that weighs 13 pounds.

Jessie is an intelligent, happy, active and affectionate pup. He is a 'people' dog that prefers to be around his humans as he seems to thrive on love and companionship. He is eager to follow his foster mom around the house and will often try to entice her into playing a game of soccer. He is excellent walking on his harness/leash and eager to meet and greet all sized humans with a wagging tail.

His house training is going well and he sleeps through the night in a crate. He stays in his crate for a few hours each day and loves his Kong filled with cheese and a soft dog bone. Jessie’s favourite toy is a squeaky hippo that he throws up in the air and chases. This little guy is always ready for play time but also loves to snuggle at your feet at the end of the day.

Jessie will chase small rodents so would likely do best in a home without cats. He adores children, but is still working on not jumping up when he greets them. He knows the ‘sit’ command and his positive reinforcement training is going extremely well as he is very treat- motivated.

Jessie's pictures mirror his characteristics perfectly, happy and ready to play. He is neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped, de-wormed, has received Revolution and is heartworm negative. If you are looking for a happy little pup to complete your family, then Jessie is your guy! Just click the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside his photo to apply.
Adopt Jessie


3 Months old Male 'quaint and quiet' mix!

PuQ is a very shy guy that came into ARF’s care with his sibling Clare and another wandering pup. The first few weeks of his life must have been challenging, because PuQ is a little bit unsure about many things in his world. He now lives in a foster home with 4 humans, 2 resident dogs, a cat and ARF foster pup Dangle. PuQ is working on his shyness and with continued positive training will be the social butterfly he wishes to be.

PuQ likes his crate and sleeps in it at night and throughout the day. He also takes naps at the feet of his human companions, wherever they may be. He is an affectionate, clever little boy and enjoys learning new games. House training is coming along nicely as is leash walking, and as PuQ matures he will no doubt have it all mastered. PuQ loves attention, even though he may not always seek it out on his own. Patience and continued support will help this guy come out of his shell. Because he still has a ways to go with confidence, it is recommended that PuQ would be most comfortable in a home that does not have young children.

PuQ has received his first set of vaccinations, de-wormer, Revolution® and is micro-chipped. To meet this bashful beauty, please click on the ‘adopt-me’ icon beside his photo.
Adopt PuQ

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