Tigress Meets Rusty

I am often asked how a dog raised as a working dog will adapt to a new life. As the many posts indicate they adapt very well. Whether adults or kids or other animals, these dogs love attention. Many go into homes where there are other dogs. No problem. Many new homes have cats. Kya […]

Duke of Edinburgh Canoe Trips

We still have some spaces left for Duke of Edinburgh canoe trips in August.  Silver & Gold groups starting August 01 are full. Aug. 22 Gold Just opened a second group last week & only 3 spaces left. August 29 will be a busy weekend.  It will be our last Duke of Edinburgh canoe trips […]


Many of you will remember Faith. Quiet little dog who ran lead beside big Turbo. When Turbo retired faith was lost without him & no longer enjoyed sledding. She now has a favored chair in Lori’s bedroom. Faith with new house mate Dino. Pretty rowdy pair. Another of our adopted dogs that gets along with […]

Trick Update

Trick is settling in very well to his new home. He is already off leash most of the time ( except for long walks when there are deer around at the cottage) . He follows us around & is very very affectionate and sweet. He likes to sleep on the carpet next to our bed […]

Bean, Living the Life

Today we are celebrating Bean being a part of our family for one year. She is a very special girl and we can’t imagine our lives without her. She and Steve continue to be best buddies. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to adopt her. Best regards Kathryn and Derrick

Canada Day

I celebrated Canada Day as I do every year, on the shore of Round Lake in Algonquin Park facilitating canoe trips. Our groups of young people include many races, nationalities & religions all with the freedom to explore & to grow. This is a country where parents can send their children to experience the beauty […]

Trick Moves to Winnipeg

Trick has moved to Winnipeg.  Kaitlin’s parents had adopted Tecoa, Trick’s mother.  She was such a delightful pet the were eager to have one of her pups.  Trick was ready for retirement.  8 years as a hard working sled dog was taking its toll & by mid season was quite sore.  He will make a […]