Ginger & Galleta

Ginger & Galleta

GALLETA – Scruffian / 9 months / 4.5 kg / F-Spayed / $1000 for bonded pair (with mom Ginger) GINGER – Scruffian /4 years/ 5kg / F-Spayed/ $1000 for bonded pair (with daughter Galleta) Meet Ginger & Galleta. This mother and daughter duo are inseparable...
Salsa

Salsa

SALSA – Lab/Hound-Mix / 1 year / 9 kg / F-Spayed / $550 Salsa is over the moon excited to join her brother Mambo in Canada! She is a sweet girl with a good attitude. Salsa gets along well with everyone, and wants to spend some quality time with her new family,...
Saint

Saint

SAINT – Beagle Lab-Mix / 1 year / 9 kg / F-Spayed / $550 Saint was rescued from the streets of Cancun along with her Mom, and 2 siblings. She has been making her rescuers smile since her arrival! Saint is a good tempered little girl, all full of speckles and...
Beethoven

Beethoven

BEETHOVEN – Lab-Mix / 1 year / 20kg / M-Neutered / $550 Beethoven and his brother (Cubano) were found wandering the streets, looking for kindness from strangers. They found it – and were rescued! Both boys are quiet, confident and independent (and really...
Cubano

Cubano

CUBANO – Lab Mix / 1 year / 19kg / M-Neutered / $550 (poultry allergy) Cubano and his brother (Beethoven) were found wandering the streets, looking for kindness from strangers. They found it – and were rescued! Both boys are quiet, confident and...
Monchis

Monchis

MONCHIS – Poodly-Scruff / 2.5 years / 22kg / M-Neutered / $550 Adorable male seeking BFF. Monchis appreciates walks, car rides and time with his favourite humans. He does have some spare energy and a dog pal and a secure back yard would be pawsome for him. Since...
Eto

Eto

ETO – Mexi-Mix / 8 months / 9kg / M-Neutered / $650 Eto was found with his sisters (Vika and Nala): they were hungry and thirsty and in need of some human help. Thank goodness they were rescued and given all the support they could have hoped for. Eto is clever...
Vika

Vika

VIKA – Mexi-Mix / 8 months / 9.8kg / F-Spayed / $650 Vika was rescued, along with her siblings (Nala and Eto). Rescue swooped in and gave them much needed food, water, vetting and general TLC. She is described as medium to high energy (what puppy isn’t)...
Bagel

Bagel

BAGEL – Mexi-Mix / 8 months / 7.1kg / M-Neutered / $650 Bagel and his siblings were rescued with their mama and are now ready to settle down in a home of their own. Bagel is a little bit of everything. He likes people, he likes to play with other dogs, and he...
Hot Cake

Hot Cake

HOT CAKE -Mexi Lab / 8 months / 6.8kg / M-Neutered / $650 Hot Cake and his brothers were all rescued together and are ready to start their lives with a forever family. He is a bundle of fun – playful with humans, dogs, toys. He has been known to jump when...
Croissant

Croissant

CROISSANT – Mexi-Lab / 8 months / 4.9kg / M-Neutered / $650 Croissant and his brothers were born in a small cave that his smart mom found for them. Soon after birth day, the crew was rescued and has grown up in the shelter. He has been surrounded with lots of...
Nala

Nala

NALA – Mexi-Lab / 8 months / 8.5kg / F-Spayed / $650 Nala was found abandoned with her sisters – Eto and Vika. They were not in the best of shape, and just willing someone to help them out. Since her rescue, she has been vetted and loved and is now...
Tis the Season!

Tis the Season!

Regardless of what we celebrate this time of year, we all know the vibe is different. Things get busier, louder, and our routines are off.  Just like people, our pets do notice it – the good and the bad.  For a good number of dogs, this has been their first year...
New Sweatshirts!

New Sweatshirts!

January 2020, we will be offering a new sweatshirt!  Donate $45 to get one of these! In an effort to save costs, we will place one order on Wednesday 15-January-2020.  Please get your order in before then. Pick up is in Mississauga (north) or pay an additional $10 for...
DIBS gets Proactive with Tractive GPS trackers!

DIBS gets Proactive with Tractive GPS trackers!

DIBS gets proactive with Tractive GPS trackers! DIBS stands for Dogs In Better Spots and we’re committed to rescuing homeless and abandoned dogs so they can be placed in their furever homes!  Part of putting dogs in better spots is keeping them safe in their foster...

Want to Apply to Be a Flight Parent?

Thank you for your interest in being a DIBS flight parent!  A flight parent can help out on both legs of their journey, if they want to (we often need help) Southbound – Read more about taking donations / returning crates to Mexico Northbound – Read more...
Tractive….The 101 Info!

Tractive….The 101 Info!

As you may have heard, all dogs in DIBS foster homes have a Tractive device on them during all daytime hours.  We know that dogs can get loose while on a walk, in a park, or just bolting out of the front door of a home. When a dog is adopted, the new owners have the...
Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you are an animal lover! As the snow comes down (and it’s only November!), we need to advocate a bit more for our furry friends out there. Here are a few tips / things to consider!        ...

Foster Touching Base with Applicant

Hello Foster Parent! Part of your role is keeping applicants “warm”.  We don’t want this for all applicants, but for the ones that we really really feel could be “the one!”. It’s important that applicants feel engaged with DIBS....
Petunia

Petunia

PETUNIA – Lab mix / 1 year / 13kg / F-Spayed / $500 Petunia is part of our foster to adopt program which means we are not accepting applications for her at this time. This lovely girl is Petunia! She was rescued after being hit by a car. Her hip was fractured...
Agnetha

Agnetha

AGNETHA – Scruffian / 5 months / 4kg / F-Spayed / $500 We can not accept any more apps for Agnetha at this time! This lovely little cloud on legs is Agnetha! This girl is an absolutely joy to be around. She is a happy little pup with great puppy energy. She is...
Kevin

Kevin

KEVIN – Terrier Mix / 1 year / 16kg / M-Neutered / $550 This adorable terrier is one fun guy! He loves life and to be around people and dogs. He can be a bit shy at first meeting, but he warms up quickly when love and treats are on the line. He did well on his...
Benny

Benny

BENNY – Scruffian / 5 months / 5kg / M-Neutered / $500 Benny’s mom was rescued in the nick of time and her four babies are ready to become Canadian. (The ABBA crew – Agnetha, Anni, Bjorn and Benny!). Benny is a typical puppy – active and...
Luigi

Luigi

LUIGI – Cocker Spaniel Mix / 3 years / 12 kg / M-Neutered / $500 Calling all cocker spaniel fans, Luigi has arrived and is looking for his perfect family! He is a pretty laid back dude who would love nothing more than to just curl up by your side and hangout. He...
Sammy

Sammy

SAMMY – Mexi-Mix / 2 Years / 14 kg / F-Spayed / $500 What can we say about beautiful Sammy to make someone want to love her forever? The good thing, she is pretty awesome, so we know her people are out there. Her wish-list may be detailed: her ideal future...
Yany

Yany

YANY- Mini Lab Mix / 8 months / 10.1 kg / F-Spayed / $500 Yany is a sweet and gentle puppy ready to bond with her forever family. She is setting her own pace as she gets to know the sights and sounds of downtown Toronto for the first time. She’s pretty cautious, but...
Gabbana

Gabbana

GABBANA – Lab/Beagle mix / 8 months / 10 kg / M-Neutered / $500 Adorable Gabbana will be your best friend in no time! This friendly guy will be a great addition to any family. He really, really, REALLY likes his walks as he likes to getting out and about....
Dolce

Dolce

DOLCE – Lab Mix / 8 months / 10 kg / M-Neutered / $500 Handsome Dolce is the whole package! This guy has the looks, the smarts and the personality to be the perfect fit to your active family. He has lots of energy and loves to be with his people. He likes...
Linda

Linda

LINDA – Mexi mix / 3 years / 16 kg / F-Spayed / $500 Beautiful Linda has just arrived in Canada and is already turning heads and getting lots of compliments. This pretty girl can be shy at first, but warms up quickly. She enjoys the company of humans and loves...
Blush

Blush

BLUSH – Small Lab-Pointer Mix / 1 year / 9 kg / F-Spayed / $500 Sweet shy Blush has arrived and she is doing so well in her foster home! So many things are new to her and she is working on conquering her fears. She is a bit nervous on walks, and her foster...
Peluche

Peluche

PELUCHE – Terrier Mix / 1.5 years / 14kg / F-Spayed / $500 This sweet girl is Peluche! She’s a great dog who gets along well with other dogs, cats and kids. She can be a bit shy at first, but everyday she is getting more and more confident and her foster family...
Even If You Don’t Win the Lottery…..

Even If You Don’t Win the Lottery…..

Too often we hear “If I won the lottery, I’d help all the dogs!”   We get it, if I won the lottery, I’d be like Oprah “You get a spay/neuter van!  YOU get a spay/neuter van!  Everyone gets a spay/neuter van!!!” and they’d all...

Why do you foster?

Hello DIBS Foster Parent!  We are interested to know more about you and your role with DIBS!   Questionnaire: Why do you foster? Name First Last Email What city/neighbourhood do you live in?Do you live in a house/condo/apartment/shared...
Tino

Tino

TINO – Terrier Mix / 8 months / 4.5 kg / M-Neutered / $500 Tino (the tiny) is an amazing little guy and is a joy to be around. His favourite things: humans, toys, treats, lounging, stick-chewing, sun-bathing, following his peeps. He doesn’t have many...