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Did you know you can direct your
United Way Donations to B.A.R.K.?

Just quote the name
Bytown Association for Rescued Kanines
and this number


If you are donating $200 or more to B.A.R.K. through
United Way any fiscal year, you are entitled to a
Lifetime Membership with B.A.R.K..
So let us know and we will send you a new
Membership Card.

We are moving into United Way canvassing period shortly.
Your United way donations make it possible for us to rescue
many more dogs every year so please send us your pledges.


Veterinary Bills go up every year we can only rescue
as many dogs as we have money, your donation no mater
how small helps in a big way.




With the advent of autumn, our needs increase,  
as do the numbers of ailing and abandoned animals we save.
As you know, B.A.R.K. receives no funding other than the funds
we raise ourselves to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home the animals we foster.

As you know, most of our funding goes towards paying our high
veterinary bills, and because of the spiraling cost of those bills,
we are always in need of donations.

At the start of this giving season, when funding campaigns begin
for organizations like the United Way, we at B.A.R.K. are eager to
expand our base and extend our reach by raising our profile within the giving community.

And so, we are appealing to those of you who work both in government and
private industry.Are you aware of any campaigns being planned
for or already in progress in your building?

If so, we would appreciate the opportunity to approach those in
charge in order to participate in them ourselves.

We would set up a table in the lobby of the building, complete with two
volunteers, informational B.A.R.K. brochures, and a three-part picture
board displaying our amazing adoptable animals. If permitted,
one of these dogs could be in attendance as well.

Because giving knows no season, and because our needs are so great,
the more exposure and more funding we receive, the more innocent
animals can be saved, and the fewer of them will have to die,
ailing and afraid, on the streets or in overcrowded shelters.
Won’t you please help us so that we may continue to help them?

To contact us, please call Sharon McKeil
at (613) 738-0119
or email her at smckeil@primus.ca




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I'm excited to announce a new partnership between Legends and the Bytown Association for Rescued Kanines.

B.A.R.K. is a non-profit charity who take in abandoned dogs in the Ottawa area and provide them with foster homes. B.A.R.K. provides it's volunteer fosterers with everything; leashes, collars, toys, food and treats, and that's why funding and donations are important. And so, Legends will be donating $25 to B.A.R.K. for every 2015 booking of the "Full" package. See www.legends-pets.ca for package details.

$25 will fully vaccinate a dog, or feed a dog, or keep the toy bin full...Let's help!





Bark needs Foster Homes for dogs the size of a Boxer or bigger.
We seem to have an abundance of Foster Homes for small dogs.
It doesn't cost anything to Foster for Bark. We supply everything,
crate, food (compliments of Fromm), toys, treats, Kong, blanket,
teddy, chew toys and a brand new collar and leash.

We also pay all the vet bills, how much easier could we
make it? If you can open your heart and home to a
dog who has had literally nothing, it will be the most rewarding
thing you ever do - save a life. These rescue dogs give back
150% of anything you give them.

Please email smckeil@primus.ca to get started!





Bonnie Clark has been a longtime supporter and adopter from Bark.
She makes beautiful scarves, poop bag dispensers and now gorgeous quilts
for us to sell at all our events - all at her own expense.

Bonnie now has a website where she sells crafts she makes and now
she is selling the things she makes for Bark on her new website as well.

Please go to her website and help us support a wonderful volunteer
and friend of Bark's. Her "Mended Heart " quilt is a must
have for anyone with a rescue dog.






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were not adequately addressed click below to find out why





Exciting News

Bark has recently partnered with Fromm's Dog Food
and they will be supplying all our food for all our Foster Dogs every month!!



Lost a pet/Found a pet?

These people can help you!

Helping Lost Pets (HeLP) is not just a website to help you find your pet, it's a pet help network. A community of pet lovers with a common purpose, to help pets and their guardians to enjoy a long, happy and healthy life together.

People bring pets into their lives because they want to experience the joy of a companion animal. In our new age of social conscience and social media, there has never been a better time to network the pet community in a way that has never been done before.

This new central database will solve two major obstacles in finding a lost pet. The time required to notify others that may be able to help the pet home. Our solution to these two key problems are:

1) With a large membership base, this system will get the message out quickly and to a large number of people in the area. It will allow a poster to instantly printed and distributed. The faster a message can be put out, the better the chance of finding the pet. People with a missing pet are spending hours and hours posting on many different sites. They could be spending this time searching for their pet. If someone finds their pet, they may not make the connection because they are not looking in the same location. 2) This system has the ability to target lost pet information to specific areas so that people are not receiving lost pet information for pets that are no where near them. This will save people time.

Many similar services in use today charge a listing fee. The usage of HeLP is absolutely free. The development and on going costs are fully supported by advertising and sponsors.

So if you have lost or found a pet, or want to know if a pet is lost near you. If you want to find an emergency vet clinic, vet clinic, pet store, pet groomer, dog trainer, doggie day care, pet shelter, pet rescue or any other pet service provider, then join our community. It's map based, so you can pinpoint where a pet was lost or where pet services near you are.

Key Features
* It's map based, so it's visual

* Centralized database of lost/found pets and pet service providers

* Search for lost or found pets

* Set up your profile to receive email notifications of lost or found pets in your area

* Search for pet services

* Find pets available for adoption

Add your own pet(s) to your profile as a Safe. If they ever go missing, just change their status to Lost and instantly an email notification is sent to other members and organizations in your area. Safe pets are not visible to others.

Please join our Pet HeLP Network











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