To rescue Rat Terriers and Rat Terrier mixes from shelters, streets, abusive/neglected homes, and to rehabilitate and re-home them.
To transport Rat Terriers and Rat Terrier mixes to approved foster or permanent homes.
To educate the public about humane and proper care of Rat Terriers as well as all dogs kept as pets.
These objectives are achieved through the efforts of volunteers and their families, and with the help of the general public who wish to assist with these goals.
About Rat Terrier Rescue Canada, Inc.
Rat Terrier Rescue Canada, Inc. is a canine rescue specific to the Rat Terrier breed, but occasionally taking in other dogs in need of safety and a good home.
We have approximately 15 foster homes around Ontario and 2 in New Brunswick.
Our major activity is to rescue dogs from high kill shelters, or from at-risk situations as well as take in owner surrenders. We take care of any veterinary needs, foster the dogs in individual homes and facilitate their adoption through PetFinder and other pet adoption portals. Approximately 95% of our revenue is from adoption donations,the rest is achieved through donation appeals or fundraising (bake sales, auctions,sales of dog related items).