Career woman and mayoral candidate Caroline Sheppard (Amanda Langille) is determined to find her family's stolen dog, Dinah. Given a lead by an animal welfare activist, Caroline risks her safety and reputation and alienates her family as she searches for Dinah in the underground hell of puppy breeding mills and research laboratories. But when she confronts a brutal dog-fighting ring her courage inspires her family to reunite and help her rescue their pet. 

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Calgary’s Fur-Ever Homes Rescue Society – working to make things right.

Published on February 7, 2013 in Blog

Animal Alliance’s Saving Dinah explores the issues of lost, abandoned, and stolen animals. The research laboratories that buy pets—conveniently and falsely labeled “unadoptable”—from local pounds, and use them in experiments that can be agonizing, often leaving the animals maimed or dead.  So, again, we were ecstatic to discover Fur-Ever Homes Rescue Society, a non-profit organization in Calgary, working in co-operation with a community of veterinarians, dog lovers, and other dog rescue groups, with the aim of reducing the amount of shelter and homeless dogs.

We believe every animal deserves a second chance; it is our primary goal to remove neglected, abandoned, injured, or abused pets from unwanted situations and place them into the hearts and homes of caring individuals. We also aim to be a positive part of the local community by launching our free spay/neuter program, educating the public on concerns related to rescuing animals, and stepping in when we are able to help a fellow organization. We may not be able to save every animal, but we will make our best efforts.

All of our dogs are placed in private foster homes in Calgary and area or cared for at our volunteer run facility, they are well loved for while they await their loving fur-ever homes. Our fosters take time and energy in rehabilitating these dogs and preparing them for their new wonderful lives.

No matter where these furry companions come from, they all deserve a loving future.

We couldn’t agree more!

Meet Buffy, just one of the many dogs Fur-Ever Homes currently has in foster care.


When we inquired about Buffy’s story, Carmen Zvonik, President of
Fur-Ever Homes Rescue Society replied, “Buffy was surrendered to us by a retiring breeder. She spent her life in a cage and is learning how to be a family pet. ”

This little Pomeranian is 6 years old, and 8 pounds of cuteness. Buffy gets along well with dogs, cats and children; she is calm and extremely affectionate.

Buffy loves to chase anything the squeaks, but her favorite thing to do is follow her foster mom around the house, and just snuggle.

Buffy would be great in a home that is more on the quiet side, with older children as she does take a bit of time to warm up, and would just love to find a fur ever home that she can relax and enjoy the company of her new family.

Buffy is continuing to work on her house training and is doing GREAT, she is also doing well on her walks, although still is unsure of the leash.  Buffy does sleep in a Kennel at night, but during the day has a little separation anxiety when her foster mom puts her in the kennel.

If you are looking for a little companion to keep you company, then Buffy would be the perfect addition to your family.

And, if you are unable at this time to foster or adopt, consider volunteering or making a donation today!  There are so many ways to help, so thank you for considering becoming part of this wonderful team!

Tail wags, from Animal Alliance / Saving Dinah to Fur-Ever Homes!

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