COVID-19 Update from the JRTRO

The JRTRO is still operational during the Covid pandemic. We are still bringing dogs in locally, although far fewer than usual, and we have established a physical distancing protocol for all transports, home visits, adoptions and relinquishments. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me at At this point, we are also still planning for the Volunteer Appreciation Day on June 13 and the Rescue Roundup on July 4/5. However, it may be necessary to cancel either, or both of these events. We are monitoring the situation carefully, and will keep everyone informed. A decision will be made and posted by the beginning of May if these events will proceed. All the best to everyone during this difficult time, please keep safe and healthy.

Jocelyn Dollack

JRTRO President

Adoptable JRTs

Congratulations on your decision to adopt a Jack Russell Terrier. This wonderful breed is often misunderstood and underestimated, and too many of them end up abandoned or neglected. Jacks aren’t for everyone but, with the right home, their fierce loyalty and amazing character will shine through.

You can make a difference to a JRT in need.

Donations are always needed and gratefully received. Thank you for helping to save a Jack.

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Save a Senior JRT Campaign

Meet Mimi – she is an eleven year old JRT with Cushings Disease who was dumped at a shelter by owners who had her her entire life. She is now safe with us in foster care and her medical needs are all being cared for.

Jack Russell Terrier Rescue Ontario Inc. (JRTRO) has a long history of saving senior dogs, often with many health issues. Help us raise $1,000 in December, and help us recruit ten new foster volunteers willing and able to foster a senior dog. To make a donation to this campaign, go to the Canada Helps page, and select the SAVE A SENIOR 2019 Christmas Campaign.

Save a senior

The Just Jacks 2020 calendars are here!

Get this wonderful JRT keepsake for just $20 and support our rescue in the process. You can help us make a difference and save more Jacks!

Featured Jacks

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