Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd

Organization Type: Animals & Environment
Address: 907 Feltzen South Rd, Riverport, Nova Scotia B0J2X0
Contact: Jennifer L Wilson
Website: http://www.elderdog.ca

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Honouring and preserving the animal-human bond

ElderDog Canada is a national, registered charitable organization dedicated to ageing people, ageing dogs, and the important connection they enjoy. Our purposes are to:

  • Assist and support older adults in the care and well-being of their canine companions;
  • Promote the welfare of older dogs whose lives have been disrupted due to illness, relocation or death of a human companion;
  • Educate about the human-animal bond in general and the significant role of companion animals in the health and well-being of seniors;
  • Support and conduct research into the human-animal bond with a focus on seniors and canine companionship.

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Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd’s Volunteer Opportunities

Dog Care Coordinator

Organization: Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd
Category: Animal Care
Description: – follows Dog Care Support Procedures and Guidelines -coordinates initial visit with seniors to determine services available/required – provides education and oversees volunteers – …Read More

Rehoming Coordinator

Organization: Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd
Category: Animal Care
Description: Rehoming Coordinator – responsible for finding foster homes & rehoming dogs following Vet. Guidelines and Rehoming and Fostering Procedures and Guidelines – liaises with vets – regularly …Read More

Foster homes need for dogs

Organization: Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd
Category: Animal Care
Description: Foster Dog Care Volunteer Some volunteers provide a short-term, temporary home for a dog whose human companion is temporarily hospitalized. In cases where a dog is left homeless because her …Read More

Dog Care Support Volunteers

Organization: Elderdog Canada – Okanagan Pawd
Category: Animal Care
Description: Dog Care Support Volunteer Volunteers involved in dog care support help us “keep love in the home” by assisting older adults with basic dog care so that they can stay together as long as …Read More

My old man says when it’s time to be counted, the important thing is to be man enough to stand up.

Robert A. Heinlein, Between Planets

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907 Feltzen South Rd, Riverport, Nova Scotia B0J2X0

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