Jack

Jack

We adopted Zack on October 24, 2010.  He wasn’t responding to Zack, so we tried Jack.  We learned shortly after that Jack was a Francophone.  We continued with his French commands and slowly introduced him to some English.  He learned well and quickly became a bilingual pooch.His beautiful ears were one of his many wonderful…

Harry

Harry

Harry Skrimsli was a quiet and observant cat who always seemed to know what was going on in the house. Slow to trust, but very affectionate, once you knew him, you never stopped loving him. He was incredibly smart and always seemed to know how we were feeling. He liked to watch shows with us…

PIN

PIN

Stubborn, and independent but also devoted and loving PIN left us on March 8th, 2021 aged 13+ years. We always considered ourselves privileged Gerdy chose us to care for this wonderful dog who became such a central part of our family.Thank you Gerdy and thank you PIN for bringing so much happiness into our lives.…

Siggi

Siggi

In Memoriam  Siggi was adopted from Gerdy’s on Saturday, May 5, 2005 and died of natural causes, unassisted on Saturday, February 27, 2021.  We had always promised Siggi that he would die in his own home, in his own place and without assistance; if God wanted him back then God could take him back. Siggi…

Sid

Sid

To Gerdy, My dear friend It is with a shattered heart I am letting you know Sid passed away. After a lengthy fight to a degenerative hips condition, Sid couldn’t get up or walk anymore. This morning he closed his eyes peacefully at the vetenarian, cuddled by my side. We lost a companion, a friend…

Fannie

Fannie

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that our adored Fannie (the Basset) passed away earlier this year. We had twelve and a half plus wonderful years with our girl thanks to your efforts in rescuing her.  Attached is a photo of a pose we would see regularly indicating she would like…

Whiskey

Whiskey

Very sadly we lost our little Whiskey on July 09 2020. He was brought into our life by Gerdy 10 years ago.Unfortunately his health has deteriorated very rapidly. He was diagnosed with severe diabetes about one year ago.He offered us 10 years of total happiness because he was absolutely adorable. It’s very painful to think…

Moe

Moe

Bye Bye Moe! Sept. 2009 – May 2020 Our dear Moe was a gifted dog who would sense and help any dog in physical or psychological distress.  He was calm and and always wanted to be sitting on our laps.  He loved hearing bird chirping, cars and especially people!  He had a unique loving personality and was very…

Gusto

Gusto

In memory of Gusto who you knew as Gus. Happily he found us through another animal lover after Gerdy rescued him almost 14 years ago -and he and we never looked back. He was a wonderful, smart and affectionate dog who gave us so much joy. He was so handsome, receiving compliments til the day he…

Poirot

Poirot

“Our beautiful Poirot had to leave us far too early. Sadly, he was born with a very serious heart defect that could not be repaired. He loved playing outside and biting our shoe laces. Poirot brought a tremendous amount of love and happiness into our home. He will be remembered with great joy!–Lara and Jean-François

Benny

Benny

Our dog Benny was put down today. Fifteen years ago he was dropped off at the Nichoir (wild bird clinic) by his owner who obviously didn’t know the difference between a bird and a dog. My wife who was working at the Nichoir found him outside with badly infected eyes due to inverted eye lids…

Yuka

Yuka

Yuka (a.k.a. Yukita Banana, Bébé Banane, and plenty of other nonsense nicknames) passed away on January 28, 2020. Initially from the streets of Cairo, she was adopted by her loving family who later brought her to Montreal. Eventually, she came to me at the age of 13. Obviously used to being adored, Yuka quickly won…