Dogs in Sanctuary

Adopt-a-dog/Save-a-life rescues dogs of all ages and breeds. We bring many dogs into our care that have serious health issues or are in their last stages of life. Some of our rescue dogs have anxiety issues or other behaviour challenges These dogs are in most need of our help. Sometimes these dogs come from shelters or vet clinics. Many times the owners could not afford their medical care. A loving and caring home is most essential for these special dogs.

While it is always our intention to find an adoptive home for all of our dogs, in some instances we feel it is in the best interest of the dog to stay in their foster home forever. Many of these dogs spend many months in a foster home waiting to be adopted – during this time they become very bonded to the foster parents. Sometimes we feel it is best they are not rehomed. They are well cared for by experienced foster parents who love them as their own.

The rescue takes financial responsibility of these dogs.



Celine is a 12 year old Pomeranian that joined our program when her owner died. She is a very fragile little dog who has become quite bonded to her foster mom. She only weighs 3 pounds and gets extremely upset when not with her foster mom…she refuses to eat. Since this little one is so… Read more »

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Ming and Mei-lee

Ming and Mei-lee came to us from owners who were no longer able to care for them. They are seniors and very bonded to each other. Shortly after coming into our program they both developed eye conditions that are common with their breed. They require daily eye drops and regular visits to the vet. After… Read more »

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