Success Stories

Rescues Success Stories

Smokey’s Big Journey

Smokey’s Rescue Smokey is a 2 year old “northern designer dog” weighing all of 25 lbs ! He was a fostered, and kept isolated from other dogs for the required period, in Thunder Bay by Mark Huver on behalf of Finding Them Homes – James Bay Pawsitive Rescue. Volunteer pilot Adrian from Pilots ‘n Paws […]


by Kristy Groskopf • April 14, 2015
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Piggy Bank Donation

The Piggy Bank Guy This little guy was so happy to adopt Prada (now called Piper) that he donated all the money in his Piggy Bank to help us help more dogs! THANK YOU


by Kristy Groskopf • March 27, 2015
Success Stories

Amazing Supporters Save a Life

Amazing Supporters Save a Life Volunteers with Finding Them Homes had a planned trip up to Thunder Bay after hearing that a number of dogs needed to come south from their remote communities. They were also notified of an injured female dog that was found by a couple out for a drive one day in […]


by Kristy Groskopf • March 27, 2015
Rescues Success Stories

February 2015 Spay/Neuter Clinic

February 2015 Spay/Neuter Clinic The Trip North Friday February 13 we set out on our journey, vehicles jammed to the roof full of supplies, heading up to Cochrane where we would spend the night.  The weather was good until about North Bay, then came the blowing snow and white out conditions. We made it to […]


by Kristy Groskopf • March 1, 2015
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Happy New Year – 2014 in Review

Happy New Year from Finding Them Homes 2014 is gone and 2015 is upon us! What an amazing year 2014 has been for Finding Them Homes – James Bay Pawsitive Rescue! One of the biggest highlights of the year was officially getting our charitable status! We began the process in January and were told it […]


by Kristy Groskopf • January 3, 2015
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Happy 2nd Anniversary Finding Them Homes

Happy 2nd Anniversary Finding Them Homes It’s almost here! Our 2nd year anniversary of rescuing!  Sometimes it feels like ages ago we started all this, sometimes it feels like just yesterday. This past summer Lisa, Julia and I talked about what day we would officially say that we started.  Two years ago, September 2012 was […]


by Kristy Groskopf • September 26, 2014
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Second Annual Finding Them Homes Rescue Reunion

Second Annual Finding Them Homes Rescue Reunion July 20, 2014 marked the James Bay Finding Them Homes second annual rescue reunion at ODAS park in Orillia, Ontario. All were gathered to reunite the dogs with their siblings as well as rescue volunteers. The day was a huge success. Krista Howe organized a raffle to collect […]


by Kristy Groskopf • August 4, 2014
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Our Visit to the James Bay Coast

Our Visit to the James Bay Coast By Lisa De Zoete              Julia and I, as 2 of the co-founders of the Finding Them Homes – James Bay Pawsitive Rescue, were finally were able to take a trip up to where the dogs are rescued. We decided that we would […]


by Kristy Groskopf • March 15, 2014
Community Rescues Success Stories Volunteers

The Journey

The Amazing Journey The journey from James Bay to Barrie is a long and eventful one. There are always multiple volunteers who each contribute to one part of the journey. Luckily we have the support of many pilots from Pilots N Paws Canada and Thunder Airlines to help bring dogs and puppies south and supplies north. When […]


by Kristy Groskopf • November 12, 2013