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Puebla, Mexico 2019 Spay & NEUter Clinic

Did you know that theoretically the offspring from one female dog can have over 96 000 puppies over 7 years!  In the last 3 years Save Our Scruff has helped potentially reduce the pet population by over 1 billion animals.  1 billion!

On August 16, 17 & 18 we are headed to Puebla, Mexico for our 4th Spay & Neuter Clinic with a goal of 300 sterilizations, 30 dogs to come home to Canada to find their forever home and create an amazing experience for our volunteers and the community.

APPLICATION PROCESS CLOSED. Thank you to everyone who applied!


SNOOPY needs everyone's help!


1) Donate to her current boarding fees by clicking DONATE above

2) Spread the word that SNOOPY needs a foster/adopter! Share this post to all of your friends, family, enemies, etc. 

3) Foster SNOOPY! We'd like her to go to a calm home environment in a quieter area so there are fewer stressors for her. Outside of Toronto preferred. And yes, we accept fosters all over Southern Ontario! SNOOPY is fine to be crated for a full workday FYI! So.. Do your friends describe you as being a good leader? Are you also patient? Wow you may be the perfect fit. To apply to foster or to ask questions about fostering this gal, please email with some info on WHY you'd be a great fit for SNOOPY. Don't sell yourself short for SNOOPY until you chat with us! Send in an email so we can figure out if it would be ideal for her or not! We want to hear from you!

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Do you have some extra unopened dog food that you can part with? We are looking for FOOD DONATIONS! Email to arrange a drop-off at our warehouse.



Rescue all types of dogs from unfortunate situations and provide them with the necessary medical and rehabilitation care that they require, while in loving temporary foster care. During this process, we work to find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes and as well work towards preventing the need for rescue in the future. 


Save Our Scruff is dedicated to preventing overpopulation as well as stopping the cycle of abandonment/neglect while also providing aid/support due to these concerns. We provide care and rehabilitation for stray, abandoned or displaced dogs. We strive to position ourselves as a leader on matters that promote and improve the welfare of dogs through enhancement, protection, care, education and advocacy.



Scruff Start Up Pack – $25


Your gift could get a rescue pup set up with supplies to start their new life. These packs are specifically catered to them considering their size, background, dietary restrictions, etc. in order to set them up for success. 


Board and Train – $150


Save Our Scruff prides ourselves on taking dogs in no matter their size, age, or breed. Sometimes these pups need a little bit of help with training due to their unfortunate past. Your gift would be able to cover board and train for a pup for a week to get them one step closer to their furever home. 


No Hangry Dogs – $50


We often have dogs come to us malnourished and your gift could supply a dog with food for their time in foster care. This could also provide treats to aid in training when dogs are transitioning out of #streetlife


A+ Health – $200


We make sure all of our pups have a clean bill of health before they move on to their furever home! Your gift of 200$ could ensure that our new arrival pups get any vet services or vaccinations they need to live their best lives!




50% of Save Our Scruff’s dogs come from places outside of Canada where conditions are quite bad for stray dogs. (Most commonly, Mexico, Dominican, Texas & Egypt.) Your gift can cover the cost of a scruff-in-need as they travel to their new life in Canada.


Sponsor a Rescue – $450


Be the reason a pup gets their second chance at life. A gift of $450 could cover the entire journey of a general rescue case. This would be able to provide travel, food, supplies, and a clean bill of health from the Vet so that they can transition to their furever home with ease.



F | 1 Y | 60lbs l Golden Doodle | Medium-high energy | Needs Structure/Boundaries l Good exposure to dogs | Good Second Dog l Best w Crating l No Kids | Not Cat Tested l Fostered in Hamilton

Introducing MAGGIE! This girl would do great with a person (or possibly family) who has previous experience with dogs, doodles, cows, elephants, donkeys etc etc. In her previous home before she was surrendered, she was known to guard objects of high value which ended up being the reason for her surrender. This means MAGGIE needs an owner who will work through this learned behaviour, but also needs someone willing to work on building trust and boundaries as a whole. MAGGIE needs to learn who is in charge. MAGGIE has had lots of interaction with dogs and loves to play! Continuing to provide opportunities for her to socialize with other furry friends would make this gal super happy and help tire her out for training purposes. She’d totally be down for a playdate, a furry roommate or a regular trips to doggy daycare. MAGGIE currently hangs out with her foster fam living in a house with a yard. A yard is nice, but so are structured walks if that’s your thing. Ideally, MAGGIE’s day involves lots of consistency as she works on her training. She is very nosey (dog joke) and gets into everything which means she can find things to guard if not watched. She needs constant supervision and will need continued work recognizing boundaries in the home so she doesn’t take control of it! Having a medium-high energy level she also enjoys going to the park with her humans. She’s currently working on crate training, which calming exercises may support her in, and has experience being on her own for up to 8 hours. A crate is a great thing for her since she’s mischievous in the home without monitoring! MAGGIE is housebroken, walks well on her leash, and knows basic commands. She’s still learning and will do well with continued supervision, structure and boundaries. She loves cuddles as a reward for a well-balanced relationship. We can’t wait for MAGGIE to find her match Apply to adopt MAGGIE today!

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