Happy Tails of PDR Alumni 2022

Peppermint found her ideal family in Niagara on the Lake with a couple who were looking for a mature dog with spunk and who would enjoy obedience training and skills learning.  Our smart little Peppy was exactly the dog they were looking for.  Pep is settling in very well to her new home and is making her new family very happy.  Even though she is vision impaired she is learning the layout of the home and her new neighbourhood easily! 
Coconut found her forever home just before the holidays with an active and outdoorsy family with kids who were looking for a special pup to join their family.  Coco, also now known as Kokomo, was exactly the type of puppy they were looking for…athletic, energetic and smart!! They are having tons of fun with this happy dog and she has brought a lot of joy to her family!!
Ice found her perfect fit just before Christmas and got to spend the holidays with her new mom and ring in the new year in a loving forever home! Ice is doing very well in her new home and a strong bond is forming with her and her new mom.  Ice has been a very good puppy for her mom and we are very proud of her.
Penelope, affectionately called Penny, found her forever home with a couple who love Bichon’s and were looking for a dog to share their life.  They have aspirations to continue her training and socialization to one day have her be a visitation dog at seniors home.  But for now, she is just a much loved family pet who is getting more comfortable in her new home with every day that passes.
Fletcher is super happy to announce that he found his perfect forever home right where he was all along, in his foster home!! His fosters adore Bulldogs so were more than happy to foster him but as time went on it became very apparent that he was meant to stay…he became so bonded to his foster family and they to him.  As you can tell by his big grin he is very happy about the official news that he is adopted!
Widget is happy to report that she is settling in nicely in her adoptive home! She adores her new brother Mendel and likes to cuddle with him. She is also discovering that her new family has a comfy couch just like in her foster home so that is her favourite spot to hang out!  Widget is called Abbie now and she wants everyone to know that she has got it made and has a loving family.
Ripley found herself a new family in Cambridge who were looking for a mature dog who would suit their lifestyle.  They came upon Ripley’s post and after reading the bio knew that this dog was what they were looking for. Ripley seemed to agree that they were the perfect family for her! She now enjoys her walks and yard time and spending quality time with her new family.
Winter found her forever home in Cambridge with a family who were looking for the love of a dog in the family again after the passing of a beloved family pet.  They met with Winter and knew that this pup was a great fit for their family.  Winter is settling in nicely.  She is loving her life as a cherished pet.  Her adventures can be followed on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/husky_namedwinter/
Timbit found her happily ever after with a couple who were looking for another Lab to love and to be a friend to their current Lab.  Timbit fit what they were looking for and the dogs got along really well at the meet. TImbit seemed quite taken with their Lab and we knew that this would be an excellent fit for our sweet girl.  Timbit is called Ruby now and she is settling in well. She loves her new brother and her new family and her personality is really starting to come out!
Timbit found her happily ever after with a couple who were looking for another Lab to love and to be a friend to their current Lab.  Timbit fit what they were looking for and the dogs got along really well at the meet. TImbit seemed quite taken with their Lab and we knew that this would be an excellent fit for our sweet girl.  Timbit is called Ruby now and she is settling in well. She loves her new brother and her new family and her personality is really starting to come out!
Rainbow found her most perfect family with a member of our PAC vet team!! Her mom first met her when Rainbow was in for her treatments and it was a love match.  When it was time for Rainbow to be adopted she knew that this was the dog for her and her partner!  And we knew, given Rainbow’s medical mobility issues, what better home for her than someone in the veterinary field who would fully understand Rainbow’s condition and ensure that she got all the care and considerations she needed!! Rainbow is greatly loved and is settling in great. And her new family even has a doggie backpack for her so that she does not miss out on any of their fun! Rainbow loves this!
Tribble found his perfect fit!! Our little Jack Russell Terrier/Border Collie puppy found a home with a family that has a JRT and a B order Collie so they knew exactly what they were getting into!! Tribble adores his older siblings and is thrilled to have other dogs in his home.  He is settling in great and his family is so happy to have him!
Shaggy found his perfect fit in Cambridge with a family who was looking for a second shaggy dog to love and be a companion for their current shaggy dog.  They live in a small community of dog lovers and Shaggy will have lots of doggie friends for walks and play dates as well.  He is settling in great and bringing a lot of fun and energy to his new home.  He is named Murphy now.  
GIlbert found his beset fit with a woman who was looking for her very first dog of her own.  Having always grown up with dogs she wanted to wait until she was ready and had the stability and means to have her very own dog. She knew she wanted a larger dog that would take well to training and would be active so Gilbert was an ideal fit. He is having a great time in his new home and is learning a ton already!! We are so proud of him!
Revy found his forever home in St. Catherines with a couple who were  looking to adopt a Shepherd/Husky mix having had and loved this breed mix before.  They had the time and lifestyle to suit a puppy and were thrilled to have found Revy available for adoption.  It was a true love match and they knew that this pup was everything they were looking for. Revy is named Burleigh now and is settling in well to his new home.
Topher found a local family who were ready to love a dog again after grieving the passing of their prior dog. They waited until all family members were ready and then started to look.  As some of the family members are PDR volunteers they didnt need to look far!! They love the German Shepherd mixes and saw that Topher was available for adoption and knew that this was meant to be their pup.  Meeting him only emphasized to everyone that this was their puppy!  Topher is called Koda now and is a greatly loved puppy!!
Beautiful Duchess is a mature female Chihuahua who found her forever home right here in our PDR family.  We have a foster mom who recently had her cherished senior Chihuahua pass away. She adores Chihuahua’s and has another senior boy at home (PDR alum Lemmy) and knew that she would be wanting another Chih again. She had seen posts of Duchess in our rescue group chat and fell in love.  Ends up Duchess felt the same when they met.  Duchess and Lemmy got along fabulously as Duchess quite enjoys other small dogs.  So it was a perfect match.  We are happy that Duchess will be staying in our PDR family!! 
Cheerio is a sweet little Toy Poodle who found himself in our care after his life as a breeding dog in a puppy mill didn’t work out for him. He wasn’t producing enough so he was discarded.  He was lucky though and found rescue.  He was even luckier that we had a prior adoptive family looking for another small, friendly dog to love.   Cheerio and his new sister Sprout got along well and we all knew that this was a great fit.  Cheerio is greatly loved in his adoptive home and is not set for a long, happy life. 
Jinger found her forever home in Aurora with a mother and son who were looking for a little dog to love. They knew after reading her bio that Jinger would be a great fit for them and they for her.  We are hapoy to say that Jinger is doing very well in her new home and is being a very good girl
Indiana is a beautiful Moyen Poodle who found his adoptive family who were looking for a Poodle and had applied for another Moyen Poodle in our care.  We had already found that dog his ideal fit but knew from their application that this family would be a great match for Indiana.  This was certainly confirmed when they met Indy.  He is now loving his new home and family and is settling in well.  
Annabelle found her forever home with a prior PDR adoptive family who were looking for a second dog. They were attracted to Belle and thought she would be a great fit for their family and current dog.  The dogs got along great at the meet and everyone involved was happy that Belle had obviously chosen them as her family as well.  Belle is settling in great, is making friends with the cat and is already bonded to the dog, and the family is very happy.
Elliott has found his forever family!! He caught the eye of a family who was looking for a pup that would be their next great family pet.  They loved that he was good with kids and that his temperament and energy level were what they were looking for.  Elliott has settled in nicely and even the cat is starting to warm up to him! He is named Remy now and he is very loved by his family!
Dobby is now living in Goderich with his new mom and having a great time of it!! He is settling in nicely and is keeping his mom entertained and keeping her busy out going for lots of walks. His new mom is very pleased with Dobby and loves having him in her life.
Halle found her perfect fit in Cambridge with a couple who love the Husky breed having had a Husky mix prior, and wanted an active, and out going pup to be their new best friend and companion.  They are very dedicated to training and were impressed with how much Halle knows already (thanks to a very special foster mom who takes obedience training of her foster dogs very seriously!).  Halle is settling in well and is greatly loved by her new family.  
Scout found his happily ever after with a dog loving couple who were looking for their first dog together, both having had beloved family dogs. They were looking for an energetic and active, happy puppy and they found Scout! Scout is now off to a life of adventures and fun and we couldn’t be happier for him!
Benji found his ideal forever home in Cambridge with a family with pets that was looking for a Shepherd type dog to love.  They had the time to focus on a puppy so knew when they saw Benji’s post that he would be a great dog for them.  Benji agreed and got along great with the people and the dog of the family.  Benji is settling in nicely and having a great time in his new home.
Theodore the Schnauzer X found his forever home right here in our PDR family. His foster dad has fostered multiple dogs but he knew right away that Theo was going to be a keeper.  This thought only strengthened as they spent the past many weeks together.  When it came time for Theo to be adopted we knew he wasn’t going anywhere!   Congratulations Theo and dad!!! Best thing is, Theo is good with other dogs and his dad will be staying on as a foster family!!!!  Win Win! 
Aurora found her forever home in Kitchener with a couple who came to meet her at a Pet Valu event and fell in love.  They applied for her that day!! The official meet only solidified everyone’s feelings that Aurora had found her perfect fit.  She is settling in really well and is very much loved by her new family.  We are so happy for Rory!!
Millicent found her ideal family in Kitchener with a couple who were looking to adopt a mature dog and fell in love with Millie through her post and photos.  They knew that this dog was going to be exactly what they were looking for and more.  Millie seemed to also agree that they were an ideal fit for her and really took to them at the meet.  Millie has settled in really well at her new home and is very much adored by her family. 
Tapeesa found her forever home! We had a husky loving couple looking for a new puppy and it was an immediate love match.  Tapeesa is called Luna now and she is settling in well. She is in dog school already and is having a blast and showing her family how smart she is!!
Chewie found his happily ever after in Dunnville with a woman who was looking for a little dog companion and best friend.  Chewie was everything she was looking for and she was so happy to have found him,  Chewie and his new mom are out and about multiple times a day and he has made all kinds of friends, people and dog alike, in his new neighbourhood.  Chewie is quite happy in his new home but not as happy as his new mom is with him!
Birdie is now calling Norwich home and is a much loved dog of a woman who was looking for a dog to accompany her on her love of walks.  Birdie is settling into her new home and is looking forward to the nicer weather so that her and her new mom can get out and really explore the sights and smells all around her.
Teaka found her forever home with a young man and his family in Paris, Ont.   She was exactly what her new dad was looking for and when he met Teaka he and his family knew that this was meant to be his dog.  Teaka is settling in very well and is a much loved family pet and companion.
Allie found her forever home with a family who adore Goldens and have lots of experience with them.  They knew that they could continue our work with her socialization and training and give her a secure home and family.  Allie is settling in quite well and is getting to know her new home and neighborhood.  Allie has been named Rhea now.  She is not sure about the cats in her home but her one cat brother is determined to be buddies and we know that he will be successful in time!
Soldier found his family who were looking for their first dog together. They were drawn to his back story and wanted to provide him a secure and loving home to call his own.  Soldier is named Soju now. He is doing well in his dog school and enjoys walks in the woods by his home.
Ivy found her adoptive home with a woman in Waterloo who was looking for a little dog companion and friend.  She knew she could offer Ivy the quiet and calm home that she needed and loved that Ivy loves her person!  That bond is already forming and Ivy, now named Millie, is always to be found close by her new mom and her favourite spot is on the couch next to her.  
Willa found her perfect fit with a couple looking for their first dog together.  They loved her medium size and low shedding coat and of course, how cute she is! Willa is doing well for her first week with her new family and is already starting to settle in and feel at home. 
JLo found her perfect home in Peterborough with a family that had a Golden Retriever and were looking for a friend and companion for him. They loved everything about JLo’s bio and knew she sounded like the perfect fit. The dogs got along amazingly at the meet and we are happy to say that since being adopted a very strong bond is forming with her and her brother. JLo has been named JoJo now and she is greatly loved by her family, is enjoying a weekly small dog play group for socialization and has a new best friend in the dog walker as well. 
PDR alum Fynn was bugging his parents for a sibling and his wish came true!!! Husky loving previous adopters saw Halle and wondered if she would be a good fit for Fynn.  We set up a couple meets and the answer was a resounding “Yes!”  Halle is loving all the fun of having an older brother and the 2 are getting all kinds of playtime in.  We know with these 2 their family is in for a lot of laughs and fun…and hijinks!! Halle is named Arwyn now and has found her happily ever after!
Barney found his ideal home in Kitchener with a Beagle loving family who were missing the love of a hound after the passing of their prior beloved Beagles. They were exactly what we were looking for for Barney and we couldn’t have been happier when the meet went well and everyone involved agreed that this was his perfect fit.  Barney is settling in nicely and bonding well with his forever family!
Savanna found her happily ever after with a family who always wanted to adopt a Bernard and were happy to make that wish come true. Savanna got along great with their dogs and is particularly good with the blind dog in the family. Her name is Hadley now and she’s doing fantastic.
Dozer found his forever family in Kitchener with a family who were looking for another family dog and companion for their Golden Retriever.  Dozer seemed like a great fit for their family and this was confirmed on the meet, especially when the dogs got along so well.  Dozer and his sister are quickly becoming inseparable and he is a very happy boy who is much loved by his family! 
Linkin found his forever home with a family in Ingersoll who were looking for a family dog to love.  They wanted a larger dog and were attracted to Linkin’s breed mix and his lovely temperament.  Everyone agreed when the family met him that this was their dog! Linkin is settling in nicely and is loving all the toys he has and all the fun he is having!
Bea found her perfect placement with a couple who had a small dog and were looking for second dog and a companion for their current dog.  They have a special fondness for Cockapoo’s and knew when they read Bea’s profile that they could meet her needs for a quiet, adult home with patient people who would continue the work we had done with her confidence building and socialization.  Bea is settling in very well in her new home and is bonding strongly with her new brother.  Bea’s family have kept her name but spell it Bee.
Ethel found her happily ever after with the couple who adopted PDR alum Malcolm the Golden Retriever!! They have senior dogs and have always loved the Cavalier breed so when they saw Ethel posted for adoption jumped at the chance to provide her a loving retirement home. Ethel fit in right away with the other senior dogs and made herself at home like she had been there all along. 
Luisa is found her forever after with a loving woman who was looking for a dog to be her next best friend and companion to her smaller dog and cats.  She wanted a larger dog but it had to be one that was cat friendly and would be calm around her smaller dog.  Luisa fit everything she was looking for and then some.  She has the patience and experience to work with a timid dog and we are happy to say that Luisa is settling in well and even started doing zoomies in her new yard, so we know she is home!
Olive found her forever home with a Lab loving couple who were looking for a cat friendly dog to be their new family member.  They had been keeping a close eye on Olive and read her bio numerous times, deciding that she was the dog for them!  Olive agreed and was very happy when the adoption was approved.  Olive is doing quite well and her adventures can be followed on her Instagram page at https://www.instagram.com/oliveisalllove/
Audrey found her most ideal home and family in Kitchener with a couple who were looking for a second dog to love and to be a companion for their Doodle.  They were drawn to Audrey and knew that they could offer her the home that she needed.  Audrey ADORES her new brother and her new family and is settling in better than anyone expected  Audrey has a great life ahead of her with many adventures!
Magnolia has found her forever family in Stratford. She is the much-loved dog of a couple who were looking for their first dog together. They did a lot of research and knew exactly what they were looking for and had already reached out to professionals for advice. Magnolia was the perfect fit for them and they knew when they met her that she was meant to be their dog. Magnolia is named Madeline now and is doing very well in her new home and family.
Dahlia has found her happily ever after with a family who were looking to add a second dog to their home.  Dahlia loves her new family and her new doggie sibling and the 2 play all the time!!! She is settling in well and has started her obedience training classes.
Tallula found her forever family in Toronto with a couple who were active retirees and looking for a dog to love.  They had experience with rescue dogs and knew that Tallula would need a quiet and calm home in which to flourish.  Tallula is settling in nicely and is enjoying her new home, yard, and the sights and smells of her new neighbourhood.