ADOPTIONS TEAM

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MISSY, ADOPTION MANAGER

Started with SOS: 2017
Fave SOS things: DOGS!, travelling to warm places to rescue dogs, helping match people with their dog 'soulmate'.
Fave Non-SOS things: Frank Ocean, beaches, travel, vegan tacos  & iced coffee


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ANNIE, Adoptions Administrator

Started with SOS: 2018 
Favourtie SOS thing: Watching the journey of all the dogs and their happy endings. Seeing so many people on the team dedicate so much time and love to dogs every day. 
Favourite non-SOS thing: My farm, bumble bees, travel, building my cabin up in the woods.


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erin, Adoptions Administrator

Started with SOS: June 2018 as a foster
Fave SOS things: Watching foster dogs come into my house and grow and watch them come out of their shell as they get comfortable, also working with the SOS team to help find forever home for all of the dogs.
Fave Non-SOS things: My little guy, my animals, work, walking, and friends.


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SARAH, Application COORDINATOR

Started with SOS: 2017
Fave SOS Things: Being able to help match our scruffs with their perfect family! Getting to hang with our scruffs at events, success stories!!!
Fave Non-SOS Things: My own pups (Charlie, and Opal - scruff alum) Traveling and rocking out to classic Disney music! 


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ERIN, APPLICATION COORDINATOR

Started with SOS: 2018
Fave SOS things: Helping dogs in need find their people! And working with a team of endlessly helpful and thoughtful people.
Fave Non-SOS things: My rescue mutt Ned, sleeping in tents, lake swims, craft beer, thick books, breakfast food.


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ELENI, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2016
Fave SOS things: Finding dogs their forever homes!  I love talking to adoption applicants and sending out "congratulations on adopting your new scruff" emails!  I also love doing dog transports from Pearson airport :)
Fave Non-SOS things: Yoga, playing sports, reading, traveling, hanging out with friends and family (including my dog Lola and my cat Ozzy)


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KYLIE, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2017
Fave SOS things: Helping incredible dogs find their humans, working alongside some truly inspiring and devoted dog lovers, the dog bios (I love them!)
Fave Non-SOS things: Calvin (my drooly dog), my cats, laughing, music, orangutangs


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VANESSA (VC), ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2016
Fave SOS things: My SOS Alumni, PRINCY!... the epic SOS community of volunteers, being able to 'talk dog" with fellow dog-lovers on a regular basis & traveling to meet our amazing rescue partners from around the world.
Fave Non-SOS things: My personal collection of humans... 80's Pop Music & late 90's Boybands... Black coffee ... & the Hamilton Ticats.


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Jessica, Adoption Counsellor

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: happy pups going home with happy families!
Fave NON-SOS things: Vegetarian good, Guinness, pup cuddles, a great cup of coffee, curling up on the couch with a good book!


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Emma,  Adoption Counsellor

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: My SOS pup, Marleau! Helping rescues find their furever homes, meeting new people, second chances and being part of a team with like-minded people.
Fave Non-SOS things: Hiking, camping, waking up before the sun, metal music, road trips and hanging out with my fur babies.


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Jenna, Adoption Counsellor

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: Helping scruffs find their forever families! Receiving pup-dates!
Fave Non-SOS things: Hanging out with my dogs, cats, and bunny... oh and my husband :) Hiking and camping with our dogs, traveling, saving animals! 


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JESSICA, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2018
Fave SOS things: My SOS alumni Luna, connecting and meeting other SOS alumni dogs through social media (@itslunapotato) & Pack Walks!
Fave Non-SOS things: Hiking, running, yoga, camping, sunflowers, tea, Netflix, trying new things and visiting new places.


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NICOLE, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2016
Fave SOS things: My foster fail Bridgette, all my previous fosters who I regularly stalk on Instagram, the SOS community, the amazing foster team!
Fave Non-SOS things: My other pup Tuna, cottaging, wine, soccer, true crime docs and books, reading, baking, attempting to garden but usually killing all the plants, kale salads, mint chip ice cream, popcorn!


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brianne, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2018
Fave SOS things: ALL THE PUPPIES!!!! The amazing team, the openness, the ongoing education and support (for both the community and for volunteers), as well as all the amazing foster dogs I have had! Such a great feeling to have helped someone found that special bond with a pup.
Fave Non-SOS things: My rescue pup/gorilla/sloth mix Holmes (seriously 90% sure he may not be a dog). Craft beer. Netflix. Mental Health and Addictions Advocacy (seriously I can go on forever, don’t open that box - you’ve been warned). Educating. Meditation. Yoga. Traveling. Exploring. Pad Thai. Beyonce. Lizzo. Still a JoBros fan #noshame.


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mandy, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: My scruff Olive, and the community of incredibly kind and friendly SOS families and volunteers I've met through adopting her
Fave Non-SOS things: My family. Being a mama to my two babies. Long hikes. Coffee. Thrifting. Sewing, crocheting, and other crafty things. Learning something new. Working with tweens/teens and seeing them become empowered to make good change in the world.


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michelle, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: The joy of a new pup's pic and bio appearing on my IG feed. Facilitating the perfect meet-cute between scruffs and their forever families.
Fave Non-SOS things: My furbaby, trees, sunshine, coffee, chocolate chip cookies, autobiographical audiobooks, true crime, late 90s hip-hop


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sarah, ADOPTION COUNSELLOR

Started with SOS: 2019
Fave SOS things: My SOS alumni - Lou! Reading all the dog bios. Running into other SOS pups & people in the neighbourhood. Helping deserving scruffs find their forever. 
Fave Non-SOS things: My Grandma, my Mom. My first rescue dog Leo. Watching Home Alone all year round. Reading. Reality TV (#noshame) Wine. Pizza. Summertime on a patio with friends.