Beejoo

« We adopted our adorable Beejoo in 2015. She was 7 year old.From the moment we met her, we knew she had adopted us !!She was the most gentle happy loving dog, always looking after « humans » to get cuddles. We took her on road trips several times and she was always playing the Queen of the…

Topaz – Adopted

THIS LITTLE GIRL HAS COME A LONG WAY! Topaz’s adorable looks, her sweet personality and her compact 43 lb. body make this terrier mix a winner. Perfect in many aspects of dogginess, Topaz is smart, enthusiastic, sublimely affectionate, eager to please and loyal to the core. She will make a wonderful family companion. Topaz is…

Walter

MEET HANDSOME WALTER A casualty of divorce, long work hours, and a move to a small apartment have forced Walter to be another homeless Doodle. If looks could kill, Walter’s gorgeousness would have him in jail by now. In a caring foster home, we have gotten to love him and to identify his needs really…

Teddy Bear -Adopted

HAVE YOU EVER MET A REAL LIVE TEDDY BEAR? Meet Teddy Bear aka Teddy a pre-loved and pre-adored cuddle-bear, whose owner’s declining health has forced her to re-home him. Teddy is young and happy with every aspect of life and will fit right in just about anywhere. He likes dogs and people, has never met…

Nikita – Adopted

SENIOR NIKITA IS A CHAMP! Despite being 13 years old, Nikita (Niki) is a little powerhouse. She breezes through long walks in the woods, romps like a lamb in the yard, and sniffs her way through verdant parks. Her vet, her foster and all who meet her insist that she can’t be more than 6.…

Nali

AFTER A FEW MONTHS IN FOSTER, NALI IS A DREAM DOG! NALI is a Swiss Shepherd, a working breed who is active and energetic and loves to be kept busy, stimulated and exercised. His beginning was tough on him, not for a lack of love and caring but Nali was just in the wrong place.…

Teddy

Here’s a recent picture of me and Teddy (adopted in December) at the Summit. This is his preferred way to experience the great outdoors while my other dog Buddy enjoys his exercise. Sometimes Teddy even falls asleep in the backpack! Teddy was adopted at age 12 and loves being part of an active family. Age is…

R.I.P. McKenzie

McKenzie, crossed the rainbow bridge on April 27, 2024 a little after 5 pm. He showed little or no indication of an illness in the weeks or days prior to his passing. In the past week or 10 days he might not eat all his kibble but did eat all his protein and vegetables. McKenzie…

PET PORTRAIT RAFFLE FOR MOTHER’S DAY.

PET PORTRAIT RAFFLE FOR MOTHER’S DAY BEGINS NOW! The more tickets you purchase, the more chances to WIN.Click here and purchase your tickets, write the amount of tickets you want in “Private Message”.: gerdysrescue.org/donate/#canadahelps Get an instant tax receipt with Canada Helps. Or pay by PayPalQuestions? Ask us anything at: info@gerdysrescue.org

Milo

I adopted Milo, a Pom/Tibetan Spaniel mix, from Gerdy’s in 2005. Milo died on March 28, 2024 at the age of 20 or possibly 21. He was independent in his ways but a dear companion, especially after my husband’s death. Get Daddy to make you pancakes in heaven, Milo. I’ll be seeing you both. ~B.…

Jenson

LOOKING FOR PERFECTION? Jenson checks all the boxes when it comes to being a great dog–gentle temperament, stunning looks, friendly, cuddly, smart and playful. He is curious and keen to explore the world around him and he is so on board to learn new tricks and skills. Loved but neglected until now as his competition…

Kyra – Adopted

This Petal is full of life. This Cavalier King Charles is perfect in every way. She can fit right into any household-with kids, cats and dogs or an all adult no-pet home. She loves everyone she meets, particularly those who make a fuss over her. Kyral loves her toys, sniffing and exploring the great outdoors,…

JoJo – Adopted

WHEN IT COMES TO JOJO, 13 IS THE NEW 8.ADOPT A SENIOR! This 13-year-old American Eskimo dog is ready to embark on a new chapter in her life. JoJo is still spunky and playful at her age. She has only known one owner since she was a puppy and sadly the two, joined at the…

Rosita – Adopted

MEET ROSITA MARGARITA FLORITA CHIQUITA…BUT YOU CAN SIMPLY CALL HER ROSIE! Rosie is an adorable Chihuahua. Brought in from Mexico by a good Samaritan, she is currently living in a home with 3 cats and she has too much competition vying for the owner’s lap and the one-on-one human attention she craves. Between you and…

Chandler & Joey – Adopted

CHANDLER AND JOEY: BEST BUDS TOGETHER, FOREVER Actually, a father and son duo, Chandler is dad to Joey. Although each has his own character this bonded pair shares many characteristics: super affectionate, social and friendly with dogs of all sizes, love to cuddle on the sofa and burrow in their blankets, are both foodies, love…

Geo – Adopted

GEO IS A JOY TO HAVE AROUND The Universe’s creation of this unusual combo of Chihuahua and a hairless Chinese Crested resulted in GEO, the most adorable little gremlin ever! Little GEO’s looks grow on you as you get to know his sweet, lovable nature. GEO is a quiet, low energy 10 year old who…

Gracie & Greta – Adopted

These irresistible mini-Schnauzers were so bonded at the time of their surrender that we didn’t have the heart to separate them. Gracie is shy, clearly never properly socialized with humans and Greta is outgoing and super-excited to greet everyone. They look out for each other and are BFF’s. A family experienced with small breed dogs,…

Billie Eyelash – Adopted

WE ARE BIG FANS OF BILLIE EYELASH! This 4 year-old mini-Schnauzer’s super long eyelashes are the envy of everyone. Billie’s one blue eye, one brown eye are a conversation piece; each eye evoking a different side of his personality. Billie was pretty timid when first rescued from a breeding facility as his socialization with humans…

Sophia – Adopted

BEST DOG EVER! Sophia is thrilled to be alive and her positive energy is contagious! Her name could be Happy or Joy or Bliss. She is bouncy and affectionate and a pal to all humans and animals. Sophia melds easily into any situation, whether a long vigorous walk, a romp in the yard with canine…

Chandler – Adopted

Chandler’s lovable nature, his goofiness, and his loyalty to his people run true to the characteristics of his namesake. This handsome dude is pretty perfect with a few adorable quirks. Even though he comes from a busy household he seems to us best suited to a quiet environment where he can be the one and only…

Valkyrie – Adopted

Tiny Valkyrie is a super easy, sweet, smart mini-parti poodle. She loves all dogs and cats, big and small and loves to play chase with her canine friends. Such a perfect girl, her foster mom knew that she had to keep her forever. Valkyrie is two years old, spayed, vaccinated and microchipped.

Nora – Adopted

Nora isa 3-year-old female Pomeranian. She is a live teddy bear, with a sweet, calm disposition. She craves a busy household, bring on the kids 8+!!! She loves long walks, humans, cats and small dog company and should not be alone long hours. She weighs approx. 6 lbs. She is spayed, vaccinated and microchipped.

Yoshi and Satchi

Attached are two pictures of our two new delights in our lives. They have adjusted so well to our home and are so wonderful to have as part of our lives.They have become totally dedicated to us both.This has been wonderful to us after the passing of our 14 year old boxer last year.  Thank…

Mitzi – Adopted

Rescued from a backyard breeder, Mitzi is timid at first but slowly warms up to new people and in new situations. Super smart she learns quickly and is willing to please. She will bond with someone who will give her the time and space she needs to get comfortable. Mitzi is beginning to enjoy the…

Arnaud – Adopted

Super cute Arnaud goes with the flow. Rescued from a breeding facility, little Arnaud is a charmer. His crooked jaw makes his great looks even more adorable. Friendly, sweet and easy-going, Arnaud is happiest when snuggled into a human body. He gets along with dogs and can live with another mini one. Because Arnaud is…

Hagrid (was Barley) – Adopted

The eldest, at 8 years old, of 10 dogs rescued from a backyard breeder. Barley, a Shih Tzu, is a love machine, sweet, and so easy to have around. He loves all dogs and all people and is a poster boy for his breed. Although Barley is pretty chill, he can have bouts of zoomiess…

Newsletter/ Infolettre 2023

Bonjour! Hi! We are pleased to share our 2023 newsletter with you. This has been a roller coaster year for Gerdy’s Rescue, with the passing of our founder Gerdy Cox-Gouron this past February and the unprecedented amount of abandons. This year we are only offering you our newsletter in digital format to reduce our carbon…

Roo

This little cutie is now known as Roo!  She is doing great!  She loves her new life and loves her walks with her cousin Guinness!  She is a cuddle bug and enjoys outings and car rides.  She has been a wonderful addition to the family.   Thanks Gerdys! ✌️ ❤️ Susan C.

Ozzy

Ozzy is quite an independent thinker. He would love to be the one to decide where we go on our walks. He is a smart little dog and quite funny. The Energizer Bunny has nothing on Ozzy, he has so much energy!  -Louise L.

Daisy – Adopted

DAISY IS A 5 YEAR OLD MINPIN WITH DASCHUND LEGS The epitome of adorableness, Miss Daisy is diminutive with her squat legs. Of course, she is unaware of this and carries on like her long-legged relatives. Daisy has the sweetest nature. She has an engaging, charming personality and wiggles up to say hi to everyone…

Inko

My heart was broken at the loss of my last Gerdy’s rescue boy. A handicapped, adorable, Shih Tzu. I was left with Bernie, my Welsh terrier. Also from Gerdy’s Rescues — he was also brokenhearted and moping around. Along came Inko a poodle/beagle mix.. much larger & filled with strange & difficult  behaviour … With…

Teddy – Adopted

TWELVE-YEAR-OLD TEDDY IS A JOY TO BE AROUND This cute-as-pie guy didn’t have to wait very long before being scooped up. He has found his forever home.

Lupe – Adopted

THIS TIME ‘ROUND, 14-YEAR-OLD LUPE IS HOPING FOR A FOREVER HOME The common narrative of dogs outliving their owners is Lupe’s story. After the passing of her original owner she was circulated from friend to friend and finally landed in a “safe house” for the last several months. Lupe is now 14 and is hoping…

Lennox – Adopted

PUP LENNOX IS IN TRAINING AND DOING GREAT! At 10 months old, happy-faced Lennox is an overgrown puppy in need of routine, structure and consistency. Young and smart he is a quick learner, treat motivated and has started obedience training. Lennox’s activity had been limited until now as his owners, with great intentions, took him…

Yogi (now Torger) – Adopted

YOGI IS SMALL BUT MIGHTY! Sweet Yogi was surrendered to a high-kill shelter because of a no-pet clause in the owner’s lease. We were alerted to his post by a volunteer and quickly went to save him. His nature is soft and loveable; he is affectionate and a cuddle bug. His looks are fragile but…

Maki

Maki is almost 9 years old now! Crazy how time flies. Since we’ve moved here to Vancouver Maki has taken up swimming and hiking and is just a delight!  ~ Joey

Foxxy

Our beautiful Foxxy came to us a few months ago – so shy, so quiet. Then, the first walks, the first treats, the first cuddles came and she opened up. She’s fun and playful yet calm. We cannot believe our luck to have been matched with her. We both work from home and every day,…

Lady

The New Adventures of Lady the Grey  Our Lady met us last September 17th. It was love at first sight. Although she did not understand why we were taking her to a new kingdom, this sweet and gentle soul immediately bonded with her new family.   Shy and timid at first, finicky about her diet, she…

Bubba

Bubba has been with us for 11 months now and we couldn’t be happier. He has brought so much joy to us all including my mom’s 11 year old terrier who now acts like a puppy. Bubba and I are still a work in progress trying to manage his leash reactivity but he is a…

Jagger

Jagger came to our home on August 8th, 2022 as a temporary Foster. We loved him so much and he fit in so well, that we officially adopted him on October 2nd. Aside from totally devoted new-to-him “pawrents”, Jagger now also has a new fur brother named Keeva, who is only 7 months younger. His family…

Harry (in the middle)

Hello, A little update on Harry (formerly Barry): His stress level has greatly reduced since April. He’s still not a fan of being without his human but hopefully one day he’ll realize I’m always coming back. He’s a big fan of walks, naps and chasing squirrels or seagulls! Lol He’s fit in with his “sister“…

Cachou – Adopted

OH, WHAT A GOOD BOY I AM! Cachou is a pretty perfect, uber cute mini senior poodle mix. This 5 lb. pipsqueak has a wonderful nature—sweet, friendly and affectionate. He is a smart guy and a quick learner who has adapted well to his foster home in just a week. Not a major athlete, but…