• Donation Gifts

      A big part of DIBS Fundraising is having our followers donate, and get a bit of DIBS gear to take home!  If you donate, you get to feel warm and fuzzy, and if you choose, you get some DIBS swag.  We do have these items at our Events (check the events page on our sites)
    • Help DIBS with Home Visits

      Help DIBS with Home Visits! There are several steps to applying for a dog with DIBS (and most rescues) 1. Application is received 2. Phone screen 3. Reference checks 4. Home visit 5. Approval 6. Adoption (Meet & Greet can happen any time after step 3 is complete) We are looking for volunteers to complete step
    • Position Filled! FUNdraising Lead Needed!

      DIBS is looking for a lead to take on role of fundraising.  It is an occasional role, and would focus on online auctions (once or twice a year), as well as random initiatives!  This is a volunteer position – no salary, but maybe a free t-shirt or a cute wine glass! Ideally, the candidate will
    • Join our Social Media Team!

      Social Media Role At DIBS, we like to have a dynamic duo working on our social media, with the focus being on the dogs bios!  It is the role of the social media team to work with the foster parents to be sure the dogs true personality comes through (the good, the bad, and the
    • Be a DIBS screener!

      Be a DIBS screener! There are several steps to applying for a dog with DIBS (and most rescues) 1. Application is received 2. Phone screen 3. Reference checks 4. Home visit 5. Approval 6. Adoption (Meet & Greet can happen any time after step 3 is complete) We are looking for volunteers to complete steps 2
    • Taking Humanitarian Goods to Mexico!

      We always think of dogs needing escorts to come to Toronto, but we also need travelers going to Mexico, to return crates and deliver donations to rescues in need. We do ask vacationers to take items south with you! Items normally sent: Used crates being returned to rescue org for re-use Donations of dog bowls,
    • Donations!

      We love donations – both for dogs in foster care in Ontario, and for needs in Mexico (shelters and clinics) For Canadian Foster dogs, we need dog toys, leashes, harnesses, poop bags and winter coats (Pet Valu keeps us stocked up on food and treats) To send to Mexico for dogs in shelter, we need dog
    • Foster to Adopt (FTA)

      Foster to Adopt (FTA) At DIBS, we want to have all the dogs come into rescue, but are limited by number of foster homes. In an effort to solve this dilemma, in some situations we may suggest “Foster to Adopt” (FTA).  A FTA may start as a regular application where you apply for a dog
    • Volunteering Opportunities at DIBS

      Volunteering Opportunities at DIBS Fostering This is the biggest commitment when it comes to volunteering. You are welcoming a dog into your home, and taking the time to ensure they find the perfect family. You know the dog the best, so your opinion is very important to determining the right home. In addition to the
    • Your Role as a DIBS Escort

      Your Role as a DIBS Escort! Thank you for your interest in helping bring dogs to their new homes! Every day flights travel from Mexico City to Toronto, or Cancun to Toronto – and they don’t have dogs on them! Those are flights that could have saved dogs. As a registered rescue, DIBS relies on