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Here are some of the dogs that are looking for a new home to belong to. If you'd like to inquire
about adopting one of them, please contact us - we'd be glad to tell you more about them and arrange for you to meet them...

General Information Pertaining to Dog Contracts...

Many people question the cost of adopting a dog, we charge $400.00 for a dog
As a registered charity we are not supposed to make money and we certainly don't.

NOTE: Many of our dogs are injured when they come in and need x-rays,
ultrasounds, expensive surgeries and/or medication which increases the cost significantly.
Adoption fees are
necessary for us to continue rescuing these wonderful dogs who otherwise
would end up dead in most cases.

If a dog has already been vet checked before we take it,
then it is not necessary to do the flea treatment or de worm it,
sometimes it is already spayed/neutered, this does not decrease
the cost of the dog, that money goes to the next dog who may need
surgery or expensive medical treatment,
either way your adoption fee remains the same and you can consider
it money well spent.

We have received notification from a few of the main hospitals that give us discounts;
they are increasing our discounted fees. We are struggling as it is to stay
within our budget. Registered charities are required to spend almost all the money
they raise. None of us find that a problem. Because of this new fee schedule we
need to increase our adoption fees. We hope everyone understands we are not
making money here we are just struggling to stay afloat another year.

Effective July 1, 2016 adoption fees for all dogs will be $450.00 fees include spay/neuter, shots and deworming
Puppies(fees include spay/neuter, deworming and first shot)

To inquire about adopting our dogs please call







The China Dogs

Bark has rescued 10 dogs from the Dog Meat Festival
in Yulin in Northern China. We will be featuring them for the
next few weeks as they become ready to go to their Forever homes



Albert is a two year old Pomeranian mix, neutered, shots up to date He is such an easy dog to love. He has a great personality, loves to play with his stuffed toys and chase a ball. He listens well and learns quickly.  He gets really excited when the leash come out for his walk and behaves well when we walk him.

He is getting use to being brushed. He sheds a lot and his fur mats when it's not groomed regularly. He loves to cuddle after dinner and sleeps well all night.
Albert gets along well with the resident dog and would do well with a
friend dog or cat.





Meet Cosmo! Cosmo is an energetic 2 year old male, he is neutered and
his shots are up to date Cosmo adopted his foster family and adapted well
to his new environment. He loves to play with his toys, ball and chewing
 on a bone. Oh, he loves, loves treats.

If you are not in Cosmo's inner circle he is shy and will avoid you.
He is nervous walking outside and will need a family to be patient
with him as he continues to adjust. He is house trained and crate trained.
 He will sleep in his crate at night and during the day when his family
 is away. He needs to be by your side when your home so fully expect
him to follow you from room to room.

Cosmo will need another dog in the home and a patient family
while he adjusts. He is truly an amazing little guy and will bring
a lot of joy to anyone who adopts. In the evening he loves to lay on the
 couch, on his bed or in your lap while everyone is relaxing.
He is great with other dogs and cats, no children please.



Shelby is a sweet two year old dog with lots of energy. She lives
with other dogs and cats, she loves to play but does need
some supervision cause she sometimes doesn't know when
to stop or get anxious (she'll bark and pace around and jump
up at them if they are out of reach) when they don't want to play.
She is amazing with people and should be with another
energetic dog. Shelby's shots will be up to date and
she will be spayed before she is adopted.


Jimmy Choo

Jimmy is an adorable. happy outgoing little guy, two years old,
his shots are up to date he is neutered and ready to find his
Furever home. Jimmy is in a house with multiple dogs and cats.

We want Mr Choo to go to a home with another dog and a cat
would be good too!



Arnie is a two year old, neutered male and his shots are up to date. He weights 15 1\2 pounds and stands about 12 inches high at the shoulder. He is very energetic, playful and vocal. He will talk (bark) at me to get my attention or when he is waiting for his food. He likes to sit near the doorway where he can watch the street and let me know if anything is going on outside. He loves to run around with his toys. He has discovered squirrels and does not want to come back into the house in case they come through the yard.

Arnie is very shy of strangers and will bark at other dogs and people when out for his walk. He is nervous whenever he walks somewhere new so I tend to keep him on the same circuit each day. He will bark or shy away from anything that appears strange, even garbage cans. It took a couple of weeks to get him housetrained but he is doing very well now. He was going into his crate while his foster was away during the day and again at night.

Now that he is not having any accidents, he is allowed free rain of the house and he sleeps on a dog bed in the bedroom. Initially Arnie stayed within sight of his foster Mom but now he is relaxed enough to lay in another room. He likes to cuddle if you carefully pick him up. He seems to have a problem if he is not picked up in a certain way. In addition, his tail is very sensitive as it is crooked which would suggest that it may have been broken. It has not been possible to groom Arnie as he panics when the brush or electric sheers appear.

His hair is long enough that his collar gets lost in it.
Arnie will not come when called but he will come to have his leash attached. Often it is necessary to go out into the fenced yard to encourage Arnie to come inside. He plays a little game of coming toward you almost close enough and then running away. We are currently trying different methods for getting him to come inside. He is great with his foster sister and brother although they haven’t managed to play together.



Meyli was rescued by the Humane Society International from a Dog Meat festival in China in the summer of 2016. She underwent some rehabilitation in China, and was brought to Canada just before Christmas 2016 to find a forever home through BARK. This is Meyli’s story.

Lovely Meyli - her name means beautiful - is about two years old and weighs 8 kg (18 pounds). She is housetrained, crate trained, up to date with vaccinations and (after March 2) spayed. And she has one wonky ear that is always standing up!

Meyli is smart, active and playful. She loves to run and will chase balls and toys in the back yard. While she will bark at strange dogs, noises and people, she has an underlying sweet, non-aggressive, non-dominant  personality.  The adopter must recognize that her early treatment was horrible. She is still very wary of the human touch and will need time, patience and lots of TLC to be able to trust humans fully. Meyli very much learns from, and follows the lead of, other dogs, so another dog in her adoptive home is mandatory.

Meyli adjusted very quickly to the rules and routines of the household, watching and learning from the other dogs. She is now showing trust in her foster mom and dad, to the point where she will jump up on her mom’s chair for careful pats and tummy rubs. She loves her walks so much that she will sit still to have her harness put on. Quick movements will still startle her, but Meyli is not timid, just wary and careful.

The deep snow seems to be of particular delight to Meyli, and in the backyard she bounds through the drifts with great abandon. She is very playful, and will amuse herself with a variety of dog toys until she can convince one of the other dogs to play with her. She gets along extremely well with the resident dogs and understands her place in the pack.

Due to her wariness of people, Meyli will need time to develop trust for her adoptive family. A fenced yard and another dog in the family is a must, and any children must be dog-savvy and 16 or over. This little girl has lots of potential for a family willing to be patient and understanding.







Non China Dogs


Junior has been waiting a long time for his soft place to fall.
He is a single breed German Shepherd, five years old and he really
needs a family of his own. He is neutered, his shots are up to date,
he is good with other dogs and cats. Children over 12 would be
welcome for this beautiful, gentle boy. Another dog or cat
would be fine but not a necessity.




Meet Jake an eight year old Shepherd/Husky mix. Jake is
neutered and his shots are up to date. This guy had
a really rough start in life. He was severely neglected and left
to roam the roads. When picked up byBylaw his
feet were badly torn, he was very underweight, filthy
and flea infested.

He had been on his own for some time when we got him.
He never knew love, he was anxious and independent
and was unable to accept the love and attention
that was showered on him.

Through intense training and rehabilitation this guy
just shines. He is very low maintenance, quiet in the house,
can be left alone all day. Loves other dogs and is good
with cats. Jake is neutered and his shots are
up to date.

He loves long walks in the woods and stays nearby when
out on hikes with his Foster family. We would like a quiet
environment for Jake where he can live out his life with
people who understand he has been to bad places and back
and just needs a place to call his own. No children please.



























Dogs listed below this line are not Bark Dogs. They are being
listed by their ownrts because they have special needs.
Please read carefully and call the owner if you are


My name is Elizabeth and I became owner to Rocky a.k.a Buggies about 2 years ago I got Bug from a crack house I was an addict but I am in recovery  just about 2 years now. When I decided to get clean all I could think about was this little dog that was still there so one morning I walked over and I asked the girl how much she would sell him for  she said $40 I gave her $50 and I bought Rocky(Buggies) home with me

I have had him since that day I have a cat that intimidates poor Rocky that he shakes sometimes I take him in the summertime to the park and he allows the kids there to pet him but not his face he does not like his face touched Rocky has been vetted Glebe Pet Hospital on Bank Street here in Ottawa he is about 9 years old and has teeth problems which need to be addressed at some point but I cannot afford to do this so unfair to Buggie he has his shots but he is due soon to get them again I am on O.D.S.P and have very little money left after rent I do take Rocky every 3 months to Healthy Pet also on Bank Street to get his nails done by Jazz he is very very nervous but he is used to her doing his nails now he does not like his paws touched but he will put up with it if he has too

Rocky is an awesome boy in the winter time he loves to jump around and catch snowballs he will even dig his whole body in the snow head and all when he comes up he looks like an ewak on star wars lol Rocky does not like summer her is very hot and miserable he enjoys the coolness

Rocky has been to the groomers at Smart Pets and from what they said he was very well behaved and he looked so very handsome when I picked him up he was trotting down bank street with the walk HEY LOOK AT ME!
We have been to doggy parks and Rocky seems to really not want anything to do with that period all he does is barks like he's a 10 foot dog even though he is just a small over weight Pug mixed with Pekinese All in all I would love to keep him but in all fairness with my Agoraphobia and being on O.D.S.P I cannot give what he needs which is NOT LOVE because I show him that every single day since I got him I have shown Rocky that it’s okay to trust people.

I have shown Rocky love and kindness and well I just cannot provide him with the outdoor walks regularly bases I cannot provide him with the medical issue of his teeth nor his shots and he needs this as well as love kindness and to be cared for
He is no longer a puppy or a baby he is getting old 9 years almost 10 
and all in all he is my boy LOOKING FOR ANOTHER FOREVER LOVING HOME where he will be loved /vetted properly and cared for truly.
Yours Sincerely
Elizabeth Parent
Rocky A.K.A Buggies








Diego is approximately 2.5 years old. He is a mixed-breed, medium sized dog (about 22 kg).  When I adopted him they speculated that he was a black-and-tan coonhound mix with german shepherd. He is in great health and has been very well attended to.  I adopted him from the Humane's society in April of 2016.  He was a stray with no information. He is neutered and microchipped, all shots up-to-date.  

Diego is a wonderful dog in the home, he does not bark at people coming to the door, he does not destroy or chew anything and he is perfectly house trained.  He is great with all people and children, very affectionate and loving.  

Diego has anxiety with other dogs, so he would not be suitable for a home with other pets. He gets nervous with some other dogs (not all), and can become aggressive when he feels threatened.  He tends to keep to himself when at off-leash areas, but if other dogs follow him he gets anxious and can become aggressive.  Diego needs a prong collar when we are walking, which he likes very much and it works very well to prevent him from getting anxious when walking by other dogs.  I have made a lot of progress with him since I adopted him and he is very smart, but I think he needs a little bit more training and attention than I can give him right now as I am in my Master's program plus working long hours when I am not studying.  I can't afford to put him in the training he requires, although I am quite sure that he would do very well.  I am also a single person and it is a lot for me to deal with all by myself. I have never tried a muzzle, but that could be a potentially helpful tool.

I fell in love with Diego, and I am sure you will too! I need to take care of myself right now, and as heartbreaking as it is I think this is the best thing to help him be the best dog I know he can be.  Looking for the right fit for this wonderful dog.  Also would be more than happy to babysit him any time!

Contact me at 613-296-3595 or jenhussey3@gmail.com if you're interested. Thank you.





























































































If you were hoping to find a specific size or breed of dog to rescue,
but we don't seem to have that 'special' dog listed above,
contact sharon
and we would be glad to put you on a waiting
list - we may know where to find the one that you've been hoping for.

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