All posts by Steph MacNeil - Ontario

About Steph MacNeil - Ontario

I have been involved with AireCanada Airedale Rescue as a coordinator for the province of Ontario since 2003. I currently have two of my own Airedales, both females, Groovy 6 and Maggie 5. Along with my two furkids we often have foster 'dales come and spend some time with us while they are waiting for their forever homes.

Calling Quebec Airedale Lovers – Meet Lou!

Lou is a 4 year old male Airedale who was just surrendered to the Montreal SPCA. He is looking for his forever home and appears to be a very sweet boy but is looking for a family where he is the only dog.  Lou appears to be very assertive with other dogs but not aggressive.  He puffs his chest and growls but will allow other dogs to sniff him.  With some socialization and a bit of training this sweet and smart boy will make an amazing companion.

Let us know if you want to meet Lou, he is currently in Montreal.

What’s all the Buzz?

This is Buzz!  He is a gorgeous year and a half old male Airedale.  He is neutered, up to date on his shots, has some obedience and is looking for his loving forever family.

Buzz is a BIG goofy boy.  He loves, loves, loves people but currently lacks a few manners.  He likes to jump up and he is very strong.

In the right home without small children or other dogs, Buzz is going to be an awesome companion.

Buzz is currently in Nova Scotia and is being kenneled.  He urgently needs a home to get him on the right track in his life.  If you think you can give Buzz the love and forever home he craves, please contact Maureen Tate

New Brunswick Transport Help Needed Saturday May 21

If you can help us transport a dog from Edmunston to Fredriction or close to Fredriction, please contact Maureen This dog is going to his forever home on Saturday and we could use the help.
Thank you!

Watson Meets an Angel – Adopted!

As of May 26, Watson has been adopted.  YAY Watson!

My name is Watson and my life has just done a 180 degree turn.  I am a young boy around one and I used to live in a house with a family.  I guess they didn’t know what Airedales were all about and couldn’t handle my jokes so they tied me up outside on a short leash.  I have been living like that for a while and that family was moving so a sweet angel who used to come and take me for walks asked to adopt me!   Before I knew it I was allowed back in this house with a wonderful caring couple and I get lots of food, and treats and I have been showing them what a good boy I can be.  I haven’t had any accidents and I have really nice calm energy when I am indoors.  I even love my crate!  My angels had me groomed because I hadn’t had a haircut before.  I was so matted I had to get shaved but I don’t mind because I sleep inside now!  My furnishings and beard will grow in beautifully now that there are no knots.

So that is all I can tell you for now.  I am not sure about kids, other dogs or cats because I have never really seen any of those things.  I did have kids at my first house but I don’t remember if I was allowed to play with them. 

My foster family will update the blog when we learn more about me.  In the meantime, I can tell you that I am a very sweet boy and will make any family proud!  My Angels said something about dog shcool.  I am not sure what that is all about but I will let you know!

New! Event Listings for AireCanada

Toronto AireFest is soon! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

We’re forming a new Committee to help run this wonderful event here in Toronto this summer. Volunteers can help with registration table, setting up the food/BBQ station, gathering prizes and setting up the silent auction and more–many hands would make light work and ensure a fantastic day.
If you are in the Toronto area and can help, please contact us with your availability and prefered volunteer role:

Event tentatively set for May 2011. 

And for our west coast friends, be sure to visit these great events happening in BC!

Event: Surrey Museum Easter Fair – featuring animal rescue groups

Date: Saturday April 23, 2011, 1-4pm

Location: Surrey Museum, 17710 – 56A Avenue, Surrey (Cloverdale) 

This is a family-friendly event that also showcases animal rescue groups. We are thrilled to be providing information on our rescue work and a chance to learn all about Airedales. Come see us!

 Event: The Petnership Project- Holistic Wellness Pet Show

Date: Saturday April 30th & Sunday May 1st, 10am-5pm

Location: 4500 Arbutus St. (near 33rd) Hellenic Community Ctr.

Vancouver, BC

At this event we will be discussing what rescue is and the Airedale experience. Come visit to check out the items we’re selling to fundraise for for rescue, and enter our raffles happening throughout the weekend.