Success Stories

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Fort Albany Spay and Neuter Clinic

Fort Albany Spay and Neuter Clinic Fort Albany Spay and Neuter Clinic After having been constrained by the pandemic for almost 2 years, a team of volunteers, led once again by our indomitable vet Pauline van Veen, began the two day journey to Fort Albany on Wednesday, November 24th. After boarding a flight in Timmins, [...]
by Ashley Viger • December 4, 2021
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Good Boy

Brian John Harwood adopted Lincoln (was Podling) from Finding Them Homes back in January of 2019. This is their story. (click album below) DeianaAdoptable Dogs HarringtonAdoptable Dogs BasilAdoptable Dogs AlliAdoptable Dogs NorrisAdoptable Dogs RadfordAdoptable Dogs
by Ashley Viger • April 18, 2021
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Cookie Monsters

Cookie Monsters Cheryl’s Sweet Creations in Oro-Medonte and Ashley Viger were speaking everyone’s language when they whipped up over 77 custom cookie grams and dog cookie orders, respectively, for Finding Them Homes’ Cookie Gram Fundraiser on March 7th. Tracey Wilson expertly managed all orders and arranged for deliveries all over the Barrie area and beyond. [...]
by Ashley Viger • March 15, 2021
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The End of an Era Honouring Dr. Pauline van Veen

The End of an Era Honouring Dr. Pauline van Veen “One of my best memories was going to our very first spay/neuter clinic! Pauline said “You’re a nurse so you will be in the operating room with me!” I was so nervous but so excited for this opportunity! I watched every surgery she did and [...]
by Ashley Viger • December 15, 2020
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Friday Night Rescue

Friday Night Rescue Friday night was nothing short of a TRUE rescue. At approximately 7pm on Friday November 27th, I received a text from our good friend and dog advocate, Jean, with a photo. Right away I could tell she was VERY pregnant. Thinking for a split second that we needed to get her south [...]
by Ashley Viger • November 28, 2020
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FTH 6th Annual Dog Wash

FTH 6th Annual Dog Wash On Saturday, August 15 th , Thee Place for Paws in Innisfil hosted our 6 th annual dog wash. Within a mere THREE hours, 37 dogs were washed and another two had their nails trimmed. As a result of everyone’s efforts, we raised $1,892.00 in donations for Finding Them Homes. [...]
by Ashley Viger • September 7, 2020
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Struggles are real during Covid-19 pandemic for rescue

Struggles are real during Covid-19 pandemic for rescue How has Finding Them Homes struggled during Covid-19? It all started when our vet announced they had been instructed they had to postpone any rescue work, aside from emergencies, until further notice. What did this mean for us? Dogs were still needing to come into care for [...]
by Ashley Viger • June 10, 2020
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North Spirit Lake Spay & Neuter Clinic

North Spirit Lake Spay & Neuter Clinic On Thursday, February 20th , eight members of the FTH team travelled from Barrie to North Spirit Lake (a 15 hour drive followed by a two hour flight). Veterinarian Dr. Pauline van Veen, technicians Cherie Weir-Cooper and Amanda Adamiak, and volunteers Shellie Houle, Trista Lawless, Kim Yeaman, Phoebe [...]
by Ashley Viger • March 12, 2020
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Muskrat Dam and Bearskin Spay/Neuter Clinic

Muskrat Dam and Bearskin Spay/Neuter Clinic From January 19-27th, vet Dr Pauline van Veen, techs Ginny McLeod and Tara, Animal Care Partner Meghavi Patel of Animal Care Zone, volunteers Miranda Green, Sarah King, and Mercedes Barrow headed north for another FTH-sponsored Spay and Neuter Clinic. After almost two full days of travel, the clinic got [...]
by Ashley Viger • February 10, 2020
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Answering the Call – Moose Factory Vaccination Clinic

Answering the Call – Moose Factory Vaccination Clinic Following word of a potential Parvovirus outbreak in the community, FTH volunteers Amy Huard and vet Dr Pauline van Veen travelled to Moose Factory to run a vaccination clinic from the 20th to 22nd of December 2019. Canine parvovirus, or parvo, is a highly contagious virus spread [...]
by Ashley Viger • January 15, 2020