If you want to support one of the best dog rescues in Toronto, below we’ve featured 10 across the city.
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If you’re in the Toronto area and have a fondness for pugs, check out this rescue. As a foster-based rescue, Pugalug Pug Rescue ensures that their dogs go to stay in comfortable foster homes instead of noisy and stressful shelters.
If you’re interested in helping out a pug in need, consider donating to help Pugalug Pug Rescue’s mission. If you’ve been considering adding a pug into your home, check out the pugs that are currently up for adoption. If one of them catches your eye, learn more about the adoption process.
To learn more, visit Pugalug Pug Rescue’s contact page and get in touch.
This non-profit dog rescue in Toronto brings in dogs of all breeds and backgrounds. They provide medical care and rehabilitate dogs whenever they can, and since their founding in 2012 they have helped countless dogs find the right homes.
If you love dogs, consider becoming a foster through The Underdog Railroad to help the dogs that come into their care. Or, if you’d like something a little more permanent, read up on The Underdog Railroad’s adoption process, and then check out their available animals.
Get in touch with The Underdog Railroad today!
BUTTONNOSES isn’t just a dog rescue. They also provide education, pet care, and organize social clubs for small dogs and their owners. Their rescue mission focuses on small and toy breeds, and rescue and average of 50 dogs a year. All dogs receive the medical care they need before going to a foster home to wait for adoption.
You can learn all about BUTTONNOSES’ adoption and fostering process on their rescue page. As they are a non-profit organization, they rely on volunteers and donations to help their mission. Remember to also check out the adorable little dogs currently up for adoption.
Give BUTTONNOSES a call now!
This non-profit foster-based rescue understands better than anyone that the dogs that come into their care deserve a second chance. They were founded in 2017 in order to help rescue dogs from natural disasters. Since then, they have rescued more than 1300 dogs.
If you can’t commit long term to a dog but still want to help, why not become a foster?
Give Redemption Paws a shout now!
This rescue focuses on bringing in stray, neglected, abused, and unwanted animals. They are entirely foster-based, which allows dogs to feel safe and comfortable in someone’s home while they wait for their forever home.
Have you been thinking about adding a new furry family member? Check out Stray to Play’s adoptables, and then learn more about how to adopt from them. If you want to help the dogs that come into their care, consider volunteering or becoming part of their network of foster homes.
To get in touch, fill out the form on Stray to Play’s homepage.
Whether you’re looking to adopt a dog or get some training help for a dog you already have, Interactive Dog Rescue Training & Psychology Centre in Toronto can help.
Interactive Dog Rescue Training & Psychology Centre provides training and behavioral services to the dogs that come into their care. Once you’ve adopted a dog from them, they’ll continue to provide and training services you and your new pup might need! Check out the dogs currently available through the rescue, and see if one catches your eye.
Give them a shout by calling the number at the top of their homepage.
Based out of Toronto, this non-profit dog rescue works closely with local trainers and vets to ensure that all the dogs that come to them get the second chance at a loving home they deserve.
Get in touch with Save Our Scruff today.
First established in 2016, Fetch + Release is a dedicated volunteer-run dog rescue. They work hard to make sure that the dogs coming to them get the care they need before finding their forever homes. They also strive to educate their community about proper animal care.
If you’ve been wanting to add a four-legged family member to your home, check out Fetch + Release’s adoption process, and scroll down to see the dogs currently up for adoption. If you’d like to foster, Fetch + Release is always looking for fosters to add to their team.
Get in touch with Fetch + Release now!
This non-profit dog rescue in Toronto is completely foster-based. Since their establishment in 2012, they have rescued and rehomed almost 1000 animals.
Give TEAM Dog Rescue a shout.
10. Coveted Canines
This volunteer-run non-profit dog rescue takes in dogs that are at high risk for euthanasia, striving to provide them with the medical care and training these pups need in order to find the perfect forever home.
Thinking about bringing a new furry friend into your home? Consider adopting from Coveted Canines and check out their available dogs. If you can’t commit to owning a dog, but you still want to help, why not volunteer or become a foster for a dog in need through Coveted Canines?
If you’d like to learn more, head on over to Coveted Canine’s contact page to get in touch!
Evelyn is a writer and dog lover living with her roommate and their foster dog Bacon. In her spare time you can find her curled up with a book, out for a jog, or listening to true crime podcasts.