Chatham Kent Animal Rescue

(aka CK Animal Rescue), Registered Charitable No. 852128701 RR0001, located in southwestern Ontario, Canada, is a non profit rescue organization comprised of dedicated animal lovers who volunteer their time, homes, love and commitment to care for our rescued dogs, many who were scheduled to be euthanized from high kill shelters.  Many of our volunteers work full time, attend school and work many extra hours for the love of our rescues.  Our ultimate goal is to find permanent loving homes through our foster/adoption program.

Where Does CK Animal Rescue Place Pets?

CKAR places pets mainly in Southwestern Ontario and Michigan. We have also placed pets in many areas throughout Canada and USA including: BC, Quebec and throughout Ontario, as well as Ohio, Kentucky, Missouri, Alabama, Tennessee and New York.

How Many Pets Has CKAR Placed In Adoptive Homes?

Since October of 2010, CKAR has placed well over 800 animals in permanent homes, with 387 of those being in the past

How Many Foster Homes Do You Have and Where?

From Windsor to London we have approximately 130 foster homes. Some for specific breeds, some for short-term, some long-term,
some seasonal, and some for Purple Leash Campaign.

What Is Purple Leash Campaign?

The <a
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pets of persons fleeing domestic abuse situations. Canadian research indicates that more than 40%
of pet owners experiencing domestic violence will significantly delay their escape to safety if it
means leaving a pet behind. Through the Purple Leash we are able to help those who need to make an
earlier escape from a violent situation.

Where Does CKAR Get Their Money?

We get our funding through adoption fees
(Currently $300), cash donations, and fundraisers including BBQs, Online Auctions, Cookie Sales,
Adoption Events at PetSmart/Pet Value, Donation Jars, Online Donations, Purple Leash Walk.

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Furniture, books, movies, tv series box sets, kitchen items, counter top appliances, Knickknacks, games, computer games, pictures, decorative shelving, bird feeders and more!
Please no early birds - we need time to set up all these great items!
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This year we are partnering with Dog Lovers Days ( to bring a family focused event to the Community of Chatham-Kent to raise funds to support all the animals in our care. Dog Lovers Days will be held on Saturday June 27, 2015 and Sunday June 28, 2015 in Tecumseh Park located in downtown Chatham. We hope to make this an annual event in the future.

Dog Lovers Days is a family focused, interactive event that families can bring their dog to. The family dog can participate in running a lure course, get pampered in the Pamper Zone, have fun in the Doggie Play Zone, and visit a holistic healer at the Health and Wellness Center. A photography booth for pets will be available. The family dog can also dress up and participate in a fashion show to be held downtown during Sidewalk Days. For pet parents there will be numerous vendors to visit and additional fundraising activities to participate in.

To make this successful we need to draw in as many people as possible. To do this we have to advertise. To advertise we need sponsors. We have a short turnaround time to meet advertising deadlines and need commitments by June 5, 2015.

We have a sponsorship package that outlines different levels of sponsorship available. If you know of any business or person that would be willing to consider sponsoring us at any level contact Dianne King. We will get a sponsorship package right out to them.

Please click on link below to view the CKAR's Sponsorship Package for Dogloversdays —
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COURTESY POST - Ripley is looking for a loving forever home with no other dogs.

Ripley is a 4 year old male, Boston terrier/Border collie/Blue Heeler mix.
He has been neutered and is up to date with all his shots. He recently had blood work done and everything came back good! He has urinary incontinence but it is easily controlled by giving him Stilbestrol once a week. He is good with people of all ages and loves being cuddled, he's a medium size dog but thinks he is a lap dog. He loves car rides and belly rubs and he enjoys a good bone.

Ripley is NOT good with other dogs and must go to a home as an only dog. His owners would like for him to go to someone who has lots of room for him to run.

His owners are hopeful there is a loving home for him with people who will love and take good care of him. If interested in Ripley, please contact Becky at:
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Miss Pinkey


Domestic Short Hair • Baby • Female • Medium

Miss Pinkey is about 7-8 months old. Good with older kids and other cats. Not good with dogs.
She’s a very timid girl, but affectionate once she gains your trust. She’s a good eater and loves playing with the cat toys on a string. She is litter trained.

Adoption Fee: $75 – She’s up-to-date on vaccines

If you are interested in Miss Pinkey, just fill out the online Adoption Application at