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This Weeks Kitty Showings!


2 Months old Female Cutie Patootie Mix!

I know, I know! I'm pretty cute aren't I?? My foster mom and pretty much everyone I meet all agree that I am pretty special.

Here are a couple reasons why :

I am fully crate trained and I actually quite like it :)(I've even been known to take a nap in it when I could be on the comfy couch..... pretty impressive eh?)

Also, I will let you know when I need to go outside. I'm not trying to brag or anything, but I'm pretty much a pro at it! (not too many pups can say that I bet:)

I also LOVE going for walks. I will admit I need a bit more practice on my leash, but it will come ~ I'm a smart girl!!

And did you notice my ears?? I'm such a cutie!!

Adel has received her first vaccinations, dewormer, Revolution and micro-chip! She's ready to be loved and snuggled. Click Adopt Me! button beside her photo above!
Adopt Adel


12 Months old Neutered Male Active Gentlemen Mix!

I'm Barney, a handsome, 62 lb. fella looking for an active forever home who can offer me a yard to run free, and plenty of trips to the dog park!

I live with a foster mom and dad and I'm very affectionate and playful. I’m learning that sitting, lying down, and shaking a paw gets me loads of rubs and kind words, not to mention treats! My family keeps me busy with lots of chew toys!

I am fully crate and house-trained and I will let you know when I need some water or play time, the only reasons that you will hear me talk:)

Sometimes I need help to settle, but I'm still a young kid. Positive reinforcement is really showing me how to be a mature boy.

I am neutered, fully vaccinated,received Revolution and dewormer. I am micro-chipped too! If you are looking for a snuggle bug who will be your best friend, then I’m your guy. To apply, please click the ‘Adopt Me!’ icon beside my picture - I can’t wait to meet you!
Adopt Barney


3 Years old Neutered Male Awesome Family Member Mix!

"Bo" is one of our happiest, friendly fellows!

He loves to play, walk on lead, hang close with his people and snuggle lots. Bo is an active fellow and has good stamina for hiking, running and playing with his doggie friends.

Bo is always on lead unless his outdoor space is secure as he loves to chase bunnies and squirrels:)

He has met kids, dogs of all sizes and loves everyone. He is very tolerant and will make a great family member! We are looking for a forever home without felines.

Bogart is neutered, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, dewormend and received Revolution treatments. He is ready to meet his forever home! Click Adopt Me! icon beside his photo above to apply!
Adopt Bogart


2 Months old Male ADOPTED!!

Adopt Brody


2 Months old Male "Mom's Polar Bear" Mix!

My name is Cory, and I live with my foster mom, dad, sister and Phinegan (another foster pup)!

Mom thinks I'm a cute fluff ball with eyes that could get me anything I want;) I love playing outside with my foster brother. We have great adventures together and take turns leading the way. Mom sometimes has a hard time finding me with all the snow, I have my own camouflage coat, hee hee. And that would be why she calls me her Little Polar Bear!

I love to steal toys from Phin and play tug with him all the time. I'm crate trained and sleeping through the night now. I've done very well with my house-training, I will let you know when I have to go out. I can sit for a treat and I'm sure my family will start working on other commands now!

I've just started to walk with a leash, not sure what that's all about yet, but I'm sure I'll get the hang of it quickly. I nap just about anywhere, I like my doggie bed, my crate and anywhere on a rug. I haven't had a lot of car rides, but mom puts me in my crate so I'm safe and not distracting her from driving:)

I've been dewormed, micro chipped, and had my first vaccinations. If you'd like me to spend the rest of my life with you just click the Adopt Me! button next to my photo to apply!
Adopt Cory


2 Months old Female "Play 'n' Nap" Mix!

Are you waiting to adopt a really cute, smart, playful and lovable puppy? Well, that’s me!!

I’m Daisee (sometimes know as “Daisee May”). I live with my sister Lillee, my foster mom, two teenage sisters and 7 playful feline friends. I love to play outside, being social and romping with my sister and other doggy friends.

I have no problems going down the stairs and I let you know when I have to go out to do my business. I love going for car rides to go and visit my other doggie friends and have a play date!!

When we go out for walks, I am on my leash and love to run in the park. When I come to my name, and sit, I get lots of treats! I love to curl up with my family when I nap, sometimes on their laps, but I am content to nap beside them too. I sleep in my crate at night and am house-trained too!

I have received my first vaccinations, dewormer and my micro-chip! I weighed 11.6 lbs at my vet visit. I am a beautiful growing girl!! To apply, just click Adopt Me icon next to my gorgeous photo above!
Adopt Daisee


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!

Daphnee came into ARF’s 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 “Adopt Me” icon next to Daphnee’s picture above!
Adopt Daphnee


3 Months old Male "Snuggle Plus" Mix!

Hello everyone I'm Dexter! My foster mom says I might be small but I have a great big personality:)

I love my foster brothers and could play tug of war with them all day long. I'm very attached to my foster mom and follow her everywhere she goes. Snuggles are my favourite thing in the world and I would just love being in your arms cuddled on the couch or curled at your feet.

I'm learning so many new things through positive reinforcement training. Coming to my name when called and sitting too. Also, my toilet training has really come along. I'm still not perfect but I'm getting there.

I walk wonderfully on a leash and just love hiking with my fur brothers. They might be a lot bigger but I have no problem keeping up. I'm a bit shy when I first meet you and need a little time before I'll never leave your side:)

If you're looking for your own little snuggle bug I'm the boy for you:) Dexxter received his first shots, micro-chip, dewormer and Revolution. To apply just click Adopt Me! button right beside his photo above!
Adopt Dexxter


2 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Inca


14 Months old Spayed Female Future Agility Star Mix!

My name is Keiko and I am a 14 month old energetic girl! I have had a few changes in my life so far and I am looking for a home of my own and a family that will love me forever.

Playing is my favorite thing to do:) I like to play with the big dogs in my foster home, running and chasing them and playing fetch. I have lots of playdates with doggie friends and I get along with them great.

I have been to the dog park too and it is a fun place. My foster mom says I have great recall. I think that means I don’t wander too far and always come back when they call my name.

I have been such a good girl in the house that I don’t even use a crate much anymore. At bed time, I sleep on a cushion beside my foster family’s bed.

I do know a few tricks like “sit”, “down”, “shake a paw” and “the other paw”, “touch”, “go to bed” and “leave it”! Pretty impressive huh! Ok, so nobody is perfect and I am working on a thing or two, myself:)

I do bark when new people come to the house but I am getting better all the time. Once I have met you I will become your best friend forever too! I am very excited to go for leash walks, pulling a bit at first, but once I get going I listen really well!

I love to play with toys! The squeaky ones are the best because they make lots of noise. My foster family say’s that I would be great at agility too. I have good focus and love, love, love my treats!

I would love to find my very own family so if you are looking for a great companion to go for walks and spend lots of time with, click on the ADOPT ME icon beside my photo above!
Adopt Keiko


2 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Lunah


12 Months old Spayed Female Family Snuggler Mix!

Hello! I am a happy canine who lives in a foster home with resident older dogs and cats. I am truly a cuddle bug and I like to chat:)

I will let you know if I am hungry, happy, disappointed or I just want to play. I'm a medium sized gal, just about 60 lbs.

I am a little shy at first, but I like people and other dogs and love to nibble on the foster cat’s ears. My house- training is awesome and I sleep all through the night in my crate!

I love to play outside, but nothing beats my spot beside the couch with some toys and bones to chew on and my foster family all around me!

Nena is fully vaccinated, has received a micro-chip, dewormer and Revolution. Apply for this beautiful gal by clicking the Adopt Me! icon right beside her photo. Thanks!
Adopt Nena


4 Months old Male Calm Snuggler Mix!

Hi! I’m Nicholas! I am looking for my forever family. Maybe it’s you!

I currently live with two adults and two large resident dogs. I am going to be a big dog one day! At 4-months old, I already weigh 40 lbs, and I still haven’t grown into my gigantic paws!

I am interested in the world around me but I sometimes need to go at my own pace. I like to sit back and check things out before I charge in. But once I am comfortable, watch me go! I love to prance around the house with my toys, showing off for everyone.

Did I mention how smart I am? I know my name and come running when someone calls my name. I have recently started going to the off-leash park with my big canine sisters, and I have great recall there too! I have so much fun at the park! At first it was a bit scary but now it’s my favourite place to go.

I love treats and my foster mom says they help me be a fast learner. I have learned so much already, and if my forever family keeps up with my positive reinforcement training, who knows what I will be able to learn!

I sleep through the night in my crate. I go willingly in my crate when my foster mom has to go out for short periods and I always greet her with enthusiasm when she gets home! But, I really want to be with my people. I am a huge cuddler, always curled up beside my foster mom.

I am completely house-trained. I go to the door when I need to go outside and I never forget.

I have been dewormed, treated with Revolution, micro-chipped, and fully vaccinated. If you are looking for a fun dog who can also cuddle like an expert, click on the “Adopt Me” icon beside my picture above!
Adopt Nicholas


2 Years old Spayed Female Beaguiler Mix!

Hi there! I would like you to meet Pearle. This precious soul came into ARF's care a very shy, scared girl. With time, patience, treats and lots of love she has blossomed into the most loving, snuggly dog.

She wants nothing more than a human to love, to curl up with if you're sick, or to watch a movie together :)

Those soft brown eyes just can't be denied, her gentle pawing to continue her belly rub, her nose bumps on your arm or leg to coax just one more pet. She really does tug at everyone's heart strings whenever they meet her.

Pearle loves going for long walks, exploring all the smells a good trail has to offer. She is quite good on a short leash walk unless she happens to see a squirrel, but after the initial bound, she is easily redirected with a treat back to your side.

Her previous life was a little rough and she will always need a special touch, still a bit fearful of new things. Considering she wouldn't even come in the house the first 2 weeks in foster care, I'd say she has come a long way baby!

She's a definite house/lap dog now. Making up for lost
time I suppose! She does need a bit slower intros to new dogs but certainly does love a good wrestling or running match with a nice playmate once she is comfortable. And while this means she's not quite a dog park dog, if you have a nice, medium energy dog or friends that can get together for some occasional play time with their social dog, that would do her just fine.

Watch her play here!!

If you think you have the 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 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Raea


4 Months old Female ADOPTED!!

Adopt Rubi


2 Years old Spayed Female Snuggly Wiggly Mix!

Starr enjoys being with her people, cuddling on the couch and playing outside. She has met children, dogs of all sizes, cats and many human visitors. She gets along with everyone and will make a great addition to your family.

Starr does come when called but is easily distracted and needs to be on a leash at all times unless she is in a secure space.

She is crate trained when her foster parents aren't home and is very happy sleeping with her humans at bedtime. Starr loves going for walks but will require more practice and patience to polish up her leash skills.

Starr is spayed, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, dewormed and has started Revolution treatments. This intelligent, affectionate, sweet little girl is ready for her forever family!

To apply, simply click the Adopt Me! beside her photo above!
Adopt Starr


5 Years old Neutered Male Rural Kinda Guy Mix!

Tacoma is a wonderful boy! His foster family includes 2 adults, 2 kids (11 and 14), and a dog pal who live in a rural setting. He adores his family! He is full of wags and brings them dog toys for presents when they get home.

Going for walks and snuggling with his family are his favourite activities. Tacoma is friendly with people, especially kids. He is full of wags and kisses for any children he meets. He is sometimes shy to begin with when meeting adults, but it doesn’t take long and soon he has another best friend.

Since he is a grown-up boy house-training is not required. Tacoma waits patiently at the door for someone to let him out, but if nobody answers quickly enough he will ring the bell to let you know. No crate needed at night or if he is left alone as he is fine to be free in the house.

Tacoma loves his leash walks and prefers to wear a harness. He loves to follow his nose, so off-leash walks are safe in a securely enclosed area only. He knows ‘sit’, ‘down’, ‘wait’ and ‘shake’. He is easy to train with liver treats close at hand:)

Tacoma is doing a bit of agility training – he likes to jump and has begun to work on the teeter-totter! He has many more years of fun activities to share with his forever family!

He loves to be brushed and to go for car rides. He is a laid-back guy and enjoys cuddling up next to someone when he is napping. Tacoma is a gentle boy looking for a rural home where he can be close to his people.

He is a long-legged, slender 70lbs and a very handsome fellow!

Tacoma has been neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped. If your family is looking for a gentle boy that just wants to be loved then Tacoma might be for you. A home without felines will be best for him. To apply, click the Adopt Me! icon next to his photo!
Adopt Tacoma


3 Years old Neutered Male Super Friendly Mix!

Hi there, Teddee here! Are you looking for a gentle, lay at your feet kind of dog? Well then I am your guy!

I am super friendly and very social too! I love to meet new human and doggy friends any chance I get and because I travel so well in the car, you can take me just about anywhere that you want to go! My foster mom says that I would make a great therapy dog or be easy to take to work because I am just that great!

Currently, I live with multiple doggy, cat and even guinea pig friends. I am respectful of everyone in my home and love to be one of the gang. My favourite people are the children that I live with!

I am house-trained and crate trained but because I am out of my silly puppy stage, I sleep on a comfy dog bed instead.

There is one important thing you should know about me though, I am a three-legged dog. One of my front legs had to be amputated due to a gun shot wound. I was in a lot of pain and the ARF angels helped me out in a big way! I spent some time healing and recovering in foster care and now I am ready to find my very own forever family.

I may be a bit slower when I run, and my walks may be a bit shorter but I can still play just like any other dog! I walk well on and off leash and enjoy all of the other things that most doggies do! So, if you are looking for a gentle and kind dog who just needs a second chance, please let it be me!

Teddee has been neutered, had his first vaccines, dewormer and Revolution. To apply for this awesome fellow, click Adopt Me! button next to his photo above!
Adopt Teddee


2 Years old Neutered Male "Happy to be Loved" Mix!!

Winston is BEING FOSTERED IN CALGARY, ALBERTA. We are accepting applications from out west only.

Winston is a great dog who will fit into almost any family perfectly!

He had a rough start, being found as an underfed and neglected soul but he has shaken that all off and now is very grateful and happy to be loved by everyone he meets.

Winston gets along well with dogs and cats and people, both large and small. He is very excited and wiggly when he gets the chance to meet new people, and he is incredibly charming when you get to meet him in person. Prepare yourself for a quick kiss followed by a full body hug and many intense
tail wags.

An ideal Alberta home for Winston is one with many laps, lots of love and frequent exercise and social interaction:)

Winston is neutered, fully vaccinated, dewormed micro-chipped and received Revolution treatments. To apply, click Adopt Me! right beside his photo above!
Adopt Winston


2 Months old Male "Let's Play" Mix!

Winter is a snuggly and laid back kind of fellow. If he is being a very good boy - most of the time - or if he is into a bit of mischief, his tail is always up and waving. He is always cheerful, happy, and ready to play!

At 16 lbs., this boy has a robust appetite and is always on the lookout for liver treats or apple slices. He lives with one littermate, no other pets, and no children.

Winter is very active, playing chase and tug all over the house and in his backyard. He also does have climbing and digging skills.

He sleeps in his crate at night, and will stay in his crate for an hour or so when left alone at home. Leash walking is a work in progress and he is working very hard on mastering house-training.

This is a sturdy, active boy who will need some room to roam in a secure environment, as well as active family members in his forever home.

Winter has received his first shots, micro-chip, dewormer and Revolution. To apply, click Adopt Me! right beside his photo above!
Adopt Winter


5 Months old Spayed Female "Love to Hike" Mix!

I am an adorable, active girl! I love to go for long walks were I can stretch my strong legs by running as fast as I can. I always come back when I'm called so I get to hike lots.

I'm looking for a family who is on the go and outdoorsy and who will enjoy playing training games with me. I'm very smart and happiest when I'm thinking:) I enjoy a good game of tug or wrestle too!

I've already learned to sit and lie down on cue and with duration. I come when I'm called and I've learned not to go out the front door or leave my crate until my foster mom says ok. I can also shake a paw and do nose touches.

I"m a friendly girl and I enjoy meeting new people and new dogs, I want them all to be my friend. I'm very brave and I have had no trouble with any new situation that I've encountered. I travel well in my crate in the car, even for long distances.

ZoZo is spayed, fully vaccinated, micro-chipped, and received Revolution and dewormer. She is ready to find her forever home so click Adopt Me! right next to her photo above!
Adopt ZoZo

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