Founder Roz created Hopeful Hearts in September 2007 to help senior and special needs dogs who often get turned down by other rescue organizations. Often it’s more difficult to find homes for these special dogs, and there are often high vet bills due to extra care and medical attention.
We have had several pictures sent to us that have been added to our dogsledding gallery from various events around Ontario. Click here to view them
Treat me kindly, my beloved master, for no heart in all the world is more grateful for kindness than the loving heart of me. Do not break my spirit with a stick, for though I should lick your hand between
Below is a list of the accepted non-Quebec residents who will participate at the IFSS World Dryland Championships in Saguenay, Quebec October/Nov 2009. Because this year's championships are held in Canada, we are permitted to send a larger contingent than the usual 3 participants per class and we would like to send as many as possible.
There is a new flu virus going around. It initially looked quite lethal, and caused panic. Now it is clear that it has killed relatively few victims — and many of those have underlying conditions.
Originally the dogs in the American Kennel Club’s Herding Group were part of the Working Group, but reorganization in 1983 spotlighted these breeds in a group of their own. Herding dogs were bred for the ability to control the movement of other animals. This ability was traditionally developed for tending sheep and cattle, but can be directed to other pursuits.
Are you looking to take advantage of the recently lowered car prices? Honda has a vehicle to be released in Fall of 2009 that is specifically designed for dog owners. Not really interested in a Honda vehicle? www.dogcars.com is also an amazing resource that offers detailed reviews of some of the most dog friendly vehicles on the market. You can search by make and model and find out how well a car hold dogs and their gear? How easy it is to get crates into the back or otherwise restrain a dog for safety? Can you get air in the back? Do the seats fold flat? And how economic is the vehicle?
Chakotay's Competition Flyball Box (v2.03) is a wedge type Flyball Box with a 60 degree front pedal. The front face of the box is the pedal and the ball is ejected 15 1/2" off of the ground. The hammer/trigger mechanism will launch a tennis ball 25"-36". The spring tension on the hammer is adjustable. The pedal on this box is covered with padding made of industrial Welcome Mat rubber-backed carpeting, glued to the pedal. The Box dimensions are: 24" wide x 30" long x 17 7/8" high.
Help out homeless pets by attending "Barkham" and be a part of a Canadian record.