Success Stories

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Thanksgiving Voyages

Thanksgiving Voyages When we set out to help control Northern dog populations, we knew that simply rehoming them further South was only a Band-Aid to a greater problem; without access to vet care, even the most well-intentioned owners simply don’t have the opportunity to spay and neuter their pets. This results in unwanted litters and [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • October 27, 2017
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FTH Celebrates Half a Decade

FTH Celebrates Half a Decade And it only gets better from here! It wouldn’t be an FTH reunion without our annual group photo. We can’t get over how much bigger our family grows every year! On September 16, 2017, the FTH family got together to celebrate our 5th Annual FTH Reunion. Our reunion is an [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • September 22, 2017
Community Rescues Success Stories

Microchips and Dog Nail Clips

Microchips and Dog Nail Clips Barrie Veterinary Hospital’s staff (led by Pauline, Katrina and Ashley) graciously provided their expertise by providing microchip and nail clipping services in order to raise funds for Finding Them Homes. Microchipping your pet is a crucial part of keeping your pet safe. In the event you and your pet ever [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • August 23, 2016
Community Rescues Success Stories

Rescue Trip to Thunder Bay Anyone?

Rescue Trip to Thunder Bay Anyone? What started as an off-hand comment about doing a rescue trip to Thunder Bay, since drivers hadn’t been found yet, quickly turned into reality for me recently. On Monday afternoon (July 18) I left home in North Augusta for the 4-hour trek to Barrie. Faced with a 14-hour drive [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • July 27, 2016
table full of baked goods at the garage sale
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2016 Garage Sale a Tremendous Success

2016 Garage Sale a Tremendous Success - Were You There? On Saturday, June 18th Finding Them Homes hosted their 3rd annual garage sale to raise funds. As with all of our events, the garage sale was 100% volunteer run. We had some very notable guests show up including Kool FM, the Skelton team, and, of [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • July 9, 2016
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5 Going on Superhero

5 Going on Superhero Warminster’s newest 5 year old celebrated her birthday the way most 5 year olds do: with friends, bowling, and cake. But that’s where the similarities end. After visiting the Remembrance Day litter, Alyssa Cloney decided that instead of birthday gifts, she wanted to collect donations for Finding Them Homes. All we [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • February 9, 2016
Community Events Success Stories Volunteers

2015 Santa Claus Parade

Who loves Christmas? Whos love Christmas! Who’s as cuddly as a cactus and as charming as an eel? Not our dogs! A few of our Finding Them Homes success stories stole the show last Saturday at Barrie’s Santa Claus parade. Thanks to some stupendous teamwork (fearlessly led by none other than Carrie Kennedy), our volunteer [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • November 30, 2015
Community Events Success Stories Volunteers

Puppies, puppies and more puppies!

Puppies, puppies and more puppies! Our littlest fur friends had a great big weekend! This past weekend (the 13-15th of November 2015) our fabulous volunteers opened up their homes to host Puppy Meet and Greets. Friday the pups debuted in Barrie, Saturday they wowed in Orillia, and curtain call was Sunday in Midland. But if [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • November 20, 2015
Community Success Stories Volunteers

Finding Them Homes – James Bay Pawsitive Rescue Third Anniversary

Finding Them Homes - James Bay Pawsitive Rescue Third Anniversary If you asked any of us 1 095 days ago if we thought we’d be running a dog rescue that had homed over 800 dogs and we’d have said no way! 1 095 days later and here we are doing exactly that.  What started as [...]
by Kristy Groskopf • October 3, 2015
Rescues Success Stories

600th Dog Adopted

Finding Them Homes Adopts 600th Dog! Klik aka Shimmer, came to our rescue after being found in a ditch in Sandy Lake. She was flown to the vet in Thunder Bay and was found to have multiple pelvic fractures. Crate rest and meds were the order. The next day her breathing changed and it was […]


by Kristy Groskopf • May 8, 2015