September 2020 Update from the JRTRO
We’ve been nominated for best rescue
The JRTRO has been nominated as one of the ten best rescues in Toronto! Please help us make it to the best rescue in Toronto by voting here by October 11. Please share the link with your friends and post on your Facebook page and ask everyone to vote. Be proud to be part of the Jack Russell Terrier Rescue Ontario Inc.!
The JRTRO Silent Auction Deadline is September 30, 2020!
Start bidding here. This is our main fundraising event this year, since we had to cancel the Rescue Roundup. Please check out the exquisite items and make your bids! Our target goal for the Silent Auction is to raise $3000 to help cover the costs of veterinary care. We have a dog in foster care right now, Biker, who is scheduled for orthopaedic surgery, and we desperately need to raise money for this surgery. Biker is currently in a great deal of pain due to a severe luxating patella, and he cannot walk or sit properly. He’s only 4 years old and was given up by his owners. Please help us help Biker by bidding on the fantastic merchandise at our Silent Auction, and get something fabulous for yourself (or a great Christmas gift for someone)!
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.
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.
Pre-order your Just Jacks 2021 calendars!
The 2021 calendar is in the works and quantities are limited. 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!
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An inseparable bond alreadyIt’s hard to know what has happened to these little creatures in their travels; we have discovered that some things upset Cocoa and are working to ensure she always feels safe and over time she will hopefully feel confident with every new situation she encounters. We are grateful that the universe sent Cocoa our way and it is our promise that she’ll be safe and happy forever.
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The first weekend Artie spent with me, I realized I was falling for him.His transparent expressions of love reminded me of the dog we had just lost for he too had decided early on that I was his person. Artie is an amazing dog, full of energy and fun and so much love. Perhaps he knows he has been given a second chance. Perhaps he appreciates that these humans will go to the ends of the earth to figure out what plagues him and fix it for him. What I’m sure he doesn’t know, is that while I thought I was saving him, he has been saving me. Isn’t that what the best dogs do?