the r.o.a.r. squad, baby!

May’s masthead brought to you by… THE R.O.A.R. SQUAD, BABY! In honour of completing the April 2010- April 2011 R.O.A.R. Squad project of finding at least one rescue owner from every state, province and territory in the U.S. and Canada (+ some wonderful members from overseas!), this month’s masthead features a few of the 100+ […]

R.O.A.R Squad: Diane and her dogs, Care Bear, Clint and Reba

And here you have it, folks! The last R.O.A.R. Squad member: Diane Carrier from Newfoundland, Canada! I think it is fitting that Diane’s post should mark the final post of the April 2010 – April 2011 round of the R.O.A.R. Squad project. Diane considered herself your “average dog lover” who, after basking in the unconditional love of her […]

R.O.A.R. Squad: Marie and Dale and their dogs, Stella and Becks and foster pup Principe

Welcome to our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members from my home town of Victoria, British Columbia: Marie and Dale! Marie and Dale are currently fostering the incredibly cute Principe, a young Chihuahua cross. Principe is ready for his forever home- read more about him and see a photo of his adorable self at the bottom of […]

R.O.A.R. Squad: Christine and Mike and their cat, Rowdy

Introducing our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members from New York: Christine and Mike! Chris and I used to dance together back in the day in Japan… we were roomies in Tokyo as well as in Toronto. Oh, the stories we have! Thank you guys so much for joining the R.O.A.R. Squad! The R.O.A.R. Squad April 10/11 […]

R.O.A.R. Squad: Cindy and Matt and their dogs, Mika and Nanook

A very warm welcome to our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members: Cindy and Matt from Nunavut! Cindy and Matt moved up North so Mika and Nanook could take up sledding and skijoring, which is when a person on skis is pulled by dog(s). I think that is fantastic! Read more about this wonderful family and see […]

One Year Later: R.O.A.R. Squad (Rescue Owners are Rockin’)

One year ago, in April 2010, I launched a project called the R.O.A.R. Squad: Rescue Owners Are Rockin! (you can read the launch post here) The Idea: Profile rescue owners from across the U.S. and Canada, share a bit of their life and rescue stories with readers, and via humour, inspiration and fun photos make adopting […]

R.O.A.R. Squad: Linda, Michael and Maggie and their dogs, Ernie and Tusker

Welcome to our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members from New York: Linda, Michael and Maggie! Linda is a photographer who started her journey on the other side of the lens as a model. I love this photo of Ernie above and the photo of Tusker and Ernie after the jump is so beautiful and unique, make […]

R.O.A.R. Squad: Hollie and Greg and their dog, Abby

A great big warm welcome to our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members from Idaho: Hollie and Greg! I love it when R.O.A.R. Squad members send puppy pictures… and Abby sure was a cute puppy (super cute 1 1/2 year old too!)! Read more after the jump!  Learn more about the R.O.A.R Squad (Rescue Owners Are Rockin!) HERE.

R.O.A.R. Squad: Tracy and Dave and their dogs, Cholo, Spanky and Oscar

A very warm welcome to our first R.O.A.R. Squad members from New Brunswick: Tracy and Dave! Tracy manages her local SPCA and Dave is an Army Officer- read more about this big hearted family after the jump! To learn more about the R.O.A.R Squad (Rescue Owners Are Rockin!) all the info you need is HERE.

R.O.A.R. Squad: Shanda and Damian and their dog, Shawnee

A very warm welcome to our latest R.O.A.R. Squad members from Oregon: Shanda and Damian! That gorgeous smiling face above belong to Shawnee, whose name was originally Shawna (WHAT A GREAT NAME! (wink, wink, nudge, nudge)). Just kidding, Shawnee is way better- I love her ears, and love those clear eyes! Read more about this […]