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Melody and Marley made it!

Posted May 13, 2010

These two lovely Labradors fought for their lives all week, and they made it!

They are now in the hands of Linda and Kaitlyn, their foster family.

Magic... Continue Reading

Magic - RIP. Died of parvo at 8 weeks of age.

Magic and Manhattan both passed away

Posted May 11, 2010

R.I.P. Magic

R.I.P. Manhanttan

Magic and Manhattan passed away all because they had never been vaccinated against Parvo. With proper vaccinations these pups... Continue Reading


Manhattan, Melody, Magic, Marley and Miley…

Posted May 9, 2010

On Friday evening, May 7th, after a 2½ hour delay, five very tired dogs arrived by plane from James Bay. Miley, a beautiful-10 month old Shepherd-x and 4... Continue Reading

Dog adoption Montreal

Rescued from a life as a…

Posted May 3, 2010

It's now just shy of three years since I was rescued from a life as a puppy mill dog, dumped at a pound, sick, in pain and simply suffering.

No use to any... Continue Reading

Look at Lillie!!

Posted May 3, 2010

It's now just shy of three years since I was rescued from a life as a puppy mill dog, dumped at a pound, sick, in pain and simply suffering. No use to any one... Continue Reading

Dogs needing surgery

Believe it or not, another surgery!

Posted March 7, 2010

Here we are, barely three months into a new year and Rosie has taken on yet another dog with a fracture that requires specialized surgery.

You’ve likely... Continue Reading

Another ditch dog…

Posted February 23, 2010

Bobbi (story on the website) was this year's first dog to be rescued from the ditch and now Lisa.

Lisa is a 2 yr old Female Schnoodle who was rescued from... Continue Reading

Bake sale a success!

Posted February 1, 2010

Rosie’s would like to acknowledge the thoughtful efforts of Abby, Chloe, Grace, Hailey and Vanessa who held a bake sale to raise funds for the homeless dogs.... Continue Reading
Bobbi need your help

Meet Bobbi, He’s one of the…

Posted January 22, 2010

Meet Bobbi. Our first introduction to Bobbi was last Thursday, January 14, 2010. The pound informed us that they had a really nice Black dog weighing about 25... Continue Reading

Rosie now has a bilingual website!

Posted January 17, 2010

In July 2009, Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) received a complaint about Rosie’s site not being available in French. Rosie negotiated with... Continue Reading

Rosie’s Survivors Fund


This is Chanelle, a six year old Chocolate Lab. Her family gave her up to an animal control facility, sadly probably due to the high costs they faced as Chanelle has to have extensive knee surgery.

Possibly the saddest part of this tale is that this injury occurred when Chanelle was only 1 year old, so she has been living with the pain of a shifting joint, where her knee bones rub against each other as she moves, for over 5 years. Our guess is Chanelle just couldn’t manage anymore with the pain and infirmity, poor soul.

The surgery is a tibial-plateau-leveling osteotomy (TPLO) which is performed on dogs to stabilize the stifle joint after ruptures of the cranial cruciate ligament (like the ACL in humans). So far, this surgery looks to cost us at least $4000. It is compounded due to the number of years that have passed since the initial injury and the damage that has been done as she tried to move around on it over the years. Sometimes we opt for amputation as it is the best way for the dog due to the damage done to the leg and dogs DO manage well with 3 legs, as we have seen over and over. But amputation is not a viable option here as she is obese and this impacts her other joints’ ability to support her weight and her ability to balance afterwards. So our choice was to save Chanelle or put her down.

Look at her. What do you think we are going for?

She is a very sweet girl and weathers the pain of her leg well. We don’t have the heart to let her go. She’s done nothing wrong. She deserves a chance and with this surgery, and future weight control and good exercise, she will live a happy life and in turn, make some future family happy, too.

Help us save Chanelle. She has lived 5 years with a painful, largely useless back leg. She has had only one year in her life pain-free, before the injury. Let’s work together to bring her many more years of a pain-free, but a joy-filled life! We want to see her chase a ball one day soon!

We got you, Chanelle. The Rosie village has got this.

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