A Dog’s Dream Rescue

A Dog’s Dream Rescue

We are a member of Province of Ontario Rescue Directory
Check website speakingofdogs.com to read “Province of Ontario Breed Specific and All Breed Rescue Directory – Criteria for Inclusion”

Organization Mission

Who Is A Dog’s Dream Rescue

Edmund Burke once said “No one could make a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could only do a little.” I was determined I could do a little; I could help rescue dogs by starting my own little rescue. Maybe that would mean a lot to the wonderful, adoptable dogs that will be saved.

Having experienced the pleasure of transporting dogs from high kill shelters and delivering them to the safety of their rescues and foster homes I decided that I too could make a difference in the lives of many deserving dogs. This rescue is a group of dedicated volunteers sincerely interested in helping a rescued dog on their journey to a new life.

Organization History

Founded in October of 2010 by Dolores Doherty, over 520 dogs, mostly beagles, have been saved and are now in loving homes. We rescue dogs mostly from Kentucky and Ohio that are on the list to be euthanized because no one wants them.

Large packs of beagles are used for hunting. If a dog gets lost or is a poor hunter and has the misfortune to end up in a shelter it is euthanized unless a rescue such a mine steps up to save the dog.

Additional Information

But we must have a safe place for the dog to go once we commit to saving it. We need someone who will be willing to open their heart and home to care for the dog on his journey to a forever home. Without fosters we are unable to save their lives.

To feel the affection and gratitude of the dog who is alive because of you. To see him arrive so scared and unsure then blossom into an affectionate, trusting happy fun loving dog is so rewarding and gives you a sense of pride knowing you have saved a life. Often fostering can give you the opportunity to decide if you want to adopt the dog, sort of a trial fun.


I foster dogs for a Dog’s Dream Rescue. Beagles are such wonderful dogs, and have always been such a pleasure to foster.

Barby Wolfish, Member

Website: http://petfinder.com/shelters/ON377.html
1512 Mansfield Drive
Oakville ON L6H1K4