Home at last dog rescue has partnered with animal wellness magazine



Thinking about adopting a furry companion?  That’s great!  Pet rescues and shelters are filled with animals waiting to be adopted and re-homed. Giving a new forever after home to a rescued pet is a big decision.  You want to give him a loving home and the best care possible. Pet adoption is lots of fun, but it does take time to plan and research.

Pet adoption is such a wonderful thing. Whether you’d like to adopt a dog, a cat, a rabbit, a ferret or any other animal, you want to make sure you consider all that it takes to become a very good and caring pet owner.Find out all about pet adoption in this book and you will be able to start enjoying a brand new lifelong friendship with your new pet.

How to Introduce dogs

Below is a video from the OSPCA about how to introduce your dog to another dog. At Home at Last Dog Rescue we use this procedure when introducing foster dogs to a resident dog. Please note that the time taken walking the dogs along parallel tracks should be done for a longer period of time then demonstrated in the video which was shorten for time constraint purposes.

Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love,
they depart to teach us about loss.
A new dog never replaces an old one;
it merely expands the heart.
If you have loved many dogs you have a very big heart………...


Veterinarians we recommend


Westview Veterinary Services

#726 - 2601 Westview Drive

(604) 980-7551

Harbourview Animal Hospital

white rock

Peace Arch Veterinarian Clinic

Phone: 604-536-3131


Cambie Animal Clinic

7555 Cambie St, Vancouver BC V6P 3H6

Phone: 604-321-6600



If you have found a friendly dog who appears to be homeless and prefer not to take them to a shelter, you must take reasonable steps to try and locate the owner before Home at Last Dog Rescue can assist:


  • Check for tattoos
  • Take the dog to a vet to see if a microchip exists
  • Contact the SPCA or your local animal shelter to file a report.
  • Post flyers where you found the dog
  • Post an ad through online classified sites (Kijiji, Craigslist, etc.)




If you are unable to keep the dog for the ten day period while waiting to find the owner, Home At Last Dog Rescue may be able to help by providing a temporary home. Please contact us and send as much information as possible, along with a photo of the dog.