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Puebla, Mexico 2019 Spay & NEUter Clinic

Did you know that theoretically the offspring from one female dog can have over 96 000 puppies over 7 years!  In the last 3 years Save Our Scruff has helped potentially reduce the pet population by over 1 billion animals.  1 billion!

On August 16, 17 & 18 we are headed to Puebla, Mexico for our 4th Spay & Neuter Clinic with a goal of 300 sterilizations, 30 dogs to come home to Canada to find their forever home and create an amazing experience for our volunteers and the community.

We have 6 volunteer spots available for application.  Are you passionate about dogs, making a difference and love hard but rewarding work?  If so, we would love to see your application come through.  


  • Application to be filled out in full HERE.

  • Cost of attending - Approximately $1000 + the ability to raise a minimum of  $250.00 for the clinic 

  • Must be willing to receive a Rabies shot prior to departure 

  • Specific roles we need - photographer / videographer, vet tech, a Spanish speaking volunteer 

  • Donations needed - towels / blankets, leashes, flea & ticket treatments, pea pads, new dog toys.  And let's be honest we need money.  

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SNOOPY needs everyone's help!


1) Donate to her current boarding fees by clicking DONATE above

2) Spread the word that SNOOPY needs a foster/adopter! Share this post to all of your friends, family, enemies, etc. 

3) Foster SNOOPY! We'd like her to go to a calm home environment in a quieter area so there are fewer stressors for her. Outside of Toronto preferred. And yes, we accept fosters all over Southern Ontario! SNOOPY is fine to be crated for a full workday FYI! So.. Do your friends describe you as being a good leader? Are you also patient? Wow you may be the perfect fit. To apply to foster or to ask questions about fostering this gal, please email with some info on WHY you'd be a great fit for SNOOPY. Don't sell yourself short for SNOOPY until you chat with us! Send in an email so we can figure out if it would be ideal for her or not! We want to hear from you!

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Do you have some extra unopened dog food that you can part with? We are looking for FOOD DONATIONS! Email to arrange a drop-off at our warehouse.



Rescue all types of dogs from unfortunate situations and provide them with the necessary medical and rehabilitation care that they require, while in loving temporary foster care. During this process, we work to find them well-matched, carefully screened forever homes and as well work towards preventing the need for rescue in the future. 


Save Our Scruff is dedicated to preventing overpopulation as well as stopping the cycle of abandonment/neglect while also providing aid/support due to these concerns. We provide care and rehabilitation for stray, abandoned or displaced dogs. We strive to position ourselves as a leader on matters that promote and improve the welfare of dogs through enhancement, protection, care, education and advocacy.



Scruff Start Up Pack – $25


Your gift could get a rescue pup set up with supplies to start their new life. These packs are specifically catered to them considering their size, background, dietary restrictions, etc. in order to set them up for success. 


Board and Train – $150


Save Our Scruff prides ourselves on taking dogs in no matter their size, age, or breed. Sometimes these pups need a little bit of help with training due to their unfortunate past. Your gift would be able to cover board and train for a pup for a week to get them one step closer to their furever home. 


No Hangry Dogs – $50


We often have dogs come to us malnourished and your gift could supply a dog with food for their time in foster care. This could also provide treats to aid in training when dogs are transitioning out of #streetlife


A+ Health – $200


We make sure all of our pups have a clean bill of health before they move on to their furever home! Your gift of 200$ could ensure that our new arrival pups get any vet services or vaccinations they need to live their best lives!




50% of Save Our Scruff’s dogs come from places outside of Canada where conditions are quite bad for stray dogs. (Most commonly, Mexico, Dominican, Texas & Egypt.) Your gift can cover the cost of a scruff-in-need as they travel to their new life in Canada.


Sponsor a Rescue – $450


Be the reason a pup gets their second chance at life. A gift of $450 could cover the entire journey of a general rescue case. This would be able to provide travel, food, supplies, and a clean bill of health from the Vet so that they can transition to their furever home with ease.



M | 7 Y | Redbone Coonhound Mix | 46 lbs | Medium-high energy | Total flirt | Good second dog | Good exposure to dogs and children | Not cat tested

Meet RALPHIE! From Florida, this dude’s a total flirt. Not to worry though you can totally take him home to meet the folks because he’s also quite scholarly, loves the athletic life, and is good with kids! RALPHIE has daily interactions with children under 10 and though he doesn’t play too much with them, he’s super patient and will do well with continued supervision. He enjoys playing with his kong, dog puzzles, and hide and seek and ever the intellectual he likes being read to by little ones. RALPHIE loves his adults, enjoying pats! He's also happy to do his own thing when you're busy. When he’s out walking he loves charming the neighbours into head rubs. He’s met dogs of all sizes while on his leash outside, these encounters being positive. If a dog approaching acts aggressive RALPHIE will respond though this can be monitored and will likely improve as he continues to meet new pals. RALPHIE would be great as an only dog or a second dog in the fam if you already have a calm, older pooch! Having a medium-high energy level, we think he’d enjoy a nice park date or walk in the ‘hood with a buddy for some time to socialize. He’s a great walker responding well to direction and calming exercises will work to support his responses to cats and squirrels. RALPHIE currently enjoys living in a semi-detached house with a yard and though a yard isn’t required he’s likely to want more activity, possibly a nice run, in the warmer temps! RALPHIE is working hard to gain an additional 15 lbs … we wish we had that problem! He knows basic commands, is house broken, and is crate trained using it when he wants to rest. He will do well with reinforced boundaries. RALPHIE is highly adaptable to new schedules and does well on his own for up to 6 hours. Apply to adopt this flirtatious fella today!

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