April 20, 2014

Know an amazing volunteer? Let CharityVillage know.

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Each year in Canada, millions of workers and volunteers make sacrifices in order to live, breathe and work for change (and improve animal welfare!), without expecting anything in return. CharityVillage calls these people Unsung Heroes and they feel, it’s about time to sing their praises!CharityVillage has partnered with leading Canadian television production company, Proper Television to shine the light on the amazing and inspiring work done by real Canadians whose efforts have changed lives … [Read more...]

Unleashed is Hiring!

Looking for a little more adventure in your life? Want to break out from behind that desk and enjoy the pleasures of the outdoors? A pack leader position at Unleashed in the City might just be for you!All candidates must have their own vehicle that can safely and comfortably fit a pack of 6 dogs. Candidates must have a clean driving record, supply a police background check and provide at least 2 references. This is a full time position. Serious applicants only please. Submit cover letter and … [Read more...]

Job: Bark Zone Off-leash Dog Walker

The Bark Zone is looking for an off-leash group dog walker who is available daily from Mon-Fri between the hours of approximately 9-5.Please read this ad thoroughly. Comprehension and the following of instructions are very important for this job. This starts for us with the application process.Requirements:- Sorry, this is not an option… we will not be able to consider anyone who doesn't have a good size vehicle in good working condition. It's required to transport dogs to/from park. … [Read more...]

Glow in the Dark this Winter

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We are almost at that time of year when it just about feels dark out just about all the time. It's dark when you get up. It's dark when you leave for work. It is dark when you come home...... and it most certainly is dark for most of your daily dog walks.To give me and my dogs greater visibility during dark walks, I've tried quite a few different lighted collars, leashes, or clip on lights in my 20 years of owning a dog. Until very recently, I've always been disappointed with the quality of … [Read more...]

JOB POSTING: The Bark Zone is hiring

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Here we grow again! The Bark Zone is looking for a reliable, energetic and outdoor loving off-leash group dog walker. You must be available during the day Monday through Friday for morning/afternoon group walks.Requirements:- Most importantly, you must be a dog lover! - You must have a larger vehicle such as a wagon or minivan. This is required to transport dogs to and from the park. Please keep in mind it can get very messy! - You must have prior experience owning and/or working with … [Read more...]

Dachshunds as Art? Why yes!

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Harbourfront Centre is looking for a slew of dachshunds (and their owners) for Dachshund UN, an exciting contemporary performance installation presented as a part of World Stage 2013. They can promise you and your pooch will be together at all times, all while participating in what's sure to be one of the most talked-about events of the year!Dachshund UN's production sponsor PawsWay hosted recruitment meetings for a tonne of aspiring delegates last month, so be sure to visit the Facebook … [Read more...]

Pet Pics with Santa & Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale

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Pet Pics with Santa & Christmas Bazaar & Bake Sale Saturday, December 1st 10am – 4pm @ Toronto Humane Society ~ 11 River Street ~ Have your pet’s picture taken with Santa ~ $20 ~ and take your photo home with you.No pet? No problem! Everyone is invited to come to this fun event & enjoy delicious baked goods while browsing the Christmas Bazaar for some great holiday gifts - featuring beautiful, one-of-a-kind, high quality hand-made items such as mittens, scarves, hats, sweaters, … [Read more...]

Pimp Your Pooch Fall/Winter Pop Up Shop

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Need new gear for your dog? Check out this Pop Up Shop. One day only!Date: Saturday October 27, 2012Location: 498 Queen St. W (2nd Floor), Toronto ONTime: 12pm - 8pmBrands:Ruffhaus NHL Marvel Comics FouFou Dog Christian Audiger Ruff Ruff & Meow Bluemax Ruffini Hamish McBeth Boutique of Paws … [Read more...]

Etobicoke Humane Society Walk-a-Thon September 22nd

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 EHS September 22nd Walk-a-Thon - Demos, top fund raising prizes, BBQ and more. Get your pledge form at the Etobicoke Humane Society. … [Read more...]

We know you love dogs. But do you want to live NEXT to a dog park?

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Yes, we know that you love dogs. So do we. And at times, we have loved dog parks too. (Our current dog is training for the Frisbee event at the 2016 Olympics (What? This isn't an event? Are you on the IOC?) so prefers a big empty field as her training facility, over dog parks where her competition may spy on her developing technique.)We understand what dog parks can mean to city dwellers - a place to safely exercise their pets, create and affirm community, be the early morning / later in the … [Read more...]