Loved at Last Dog Rescue helps stray dogs from many countries, but dogs from Iran make up some of our most worrisome cases. Even before COVID-19 it was difficult to get Iranian dogs to safe and loving forever homes, but now the situation has become critical. Dogs that already have anxious families waiting for them here in Canada are stuck in Iran due to reduced … Continue reading HELP BRING OUR RESCUED DOGS HOME: The desperate need for volunteers to help our Iranian dogs reach their forever homes.
It’s easy to fall in love with easy-going pups that tug at the heart-strings – especially those with adorable faces and sad stories. Unfortunately, a quick reality check reminds us that not every dog fits this description. Those of us who have spent time helping to rescue dogs can bring-to-mind seemingly unmanageable cases – dogs that won’t let anyone get near to them due to … Continue reading CAGE RAGE! What it is and how to manage it.
When Eddie first arrived at my house as a new Loved at Last Dog Rescue foster, I had never cared for a blind dog before. Sure, I had lots of experience with special needs dogs (dogs with mobility problems and behavior issues), but this was different. I really wondered how things were going to work out. I reached out to a friend who had experience … Continue reading FOSTER DOG OF THE WEEK: Eddie will steal your heart.
Loved at Last Dog Rescue does not operate an animal shelter. We rely instead, on our compassionate foster families to take in dogs that would otherwise have nowhere to go. Some of these may be local dogs needing re-homing. Others are international arrivals that do not yet have a waiting adopter. Emergency cases in which a dog must be urgently moved due to special circumstances … Continue reading MAKING A REAL DIFFERENCE: Fostering rescue dogs saves lives!