Please note that for all adoption meetings and client visits a face mask is now Mandatory at the Carters Rescue Facility.
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, we will not be opening for our Saturday Adoption Day until 11 April 2020. During this time, applications will be reviewed and approved as …Read More
Tilly’s Story – Shared by her young human Jameson
Tilly was part of a group of dogs who were rescued from a breeding operation in the fall of 2017. When these ladies made their way to Carter’s they …Read More
A Terrific Day on the Water – Muskoka Lakes Ride for Dog with Toronto PWC
We at Carter’s are so very honoured to be part of the Muskoka Lakes Ride for Dog fundraiser held on beautiful Lake Muskoka held Saturday 30 June, 2018. This event …Read More
Rescue – Not For the Faint of Heart
Rescuing dogs, and running a rescue facility is definitely not for the faint of heart. It’s dirty work, it’s tiring work, it’s emotionally draining, it’s financially draining, it’s wake you …Read More
Happy New Year!!!!
We at Carters would like to take a moment to wish all of you all the very best in the New Year! We would also like to gratefully thank all …Read More
We have Partnered with Humane Society International!
We at Carters are so very excited to be able to assist in finding these dogs their forever homes. We have accepted five of these beauties into care. Keep an …Read More
Carter’s Amazon Wishlist!! The easy way to support our dogs this season
We know that a lot of you have asked how you can help make the dogs more comfortable at the rescue, or make their stay more enjoyable, or even help …Read More
Look at these faces….cute right?? Adorable?? Sweet?? OF COURSE they are all of that!!!! What their faces DON’T tell you is that their start WASN’T “cute”, “adorable” OR “sweet”. These …Read More
Chanel – A story about ‘backyard breeders’ and ‘designer dogs’
Have you ever met a dog, and INSTANTLY felt a connection?? Connection so deep that you knew you would do ANYTHING and EVERYTHING to give her the best life??? Well, …Read More
Carter’s 3rd Annual Salvation Army Christmas Food Drive
Last year we were able to supply the Salvation Army with just over 200 bags of dog food to go along with their Christmas food hampers. This year we would like to see 250 bags donated. Read More
The Great Pumpkin
A big thank you to Auburn Gallery for Saturday Nights The Great Pumpkin fundraiser, where local Artisans create some scary pumpkins and the community can buy tickets to enter and …Read More
Dogtober at Sawdust City Brewing Co. Fundraiser
DogTober is coming! Sawdust City Brewing Co. in Gravenhurst will be supporting dogs through various events. 15-21 October is Gone To The Dogs Donation drive and is in support of Carter’s Rescue. …Read More
Tommy Bahama Port Carling Fundraiser
Carter’s is thrilled that a fundraiser will be happening this weekend, Saturday 2 September at the Tommy Bahama store in Port Carling, Ontario. 10% of all sales on Saturday, between …Read More
Deal Reached To Save The Life Of 18 Dogs
Liam Casey, The Canadian Press Eighteen alleged fighting dogs that were facing a potential death sentence in Ontario will be sent to the U.S. for rehabilitation after a months-long negotiation …Read More
Here at Carters we have been very blessed to get to know some dogs that have survived some horrible things in China. The people that help to get these animals …Read More
Hours of Operation
Meeting times for adoptions is 1000am-300pm and is BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. We look forward to meeting you soon and introducing you to our wonderful pups!!
Carter’s Christmas Ornaments
We have been so lucky to have a very generous donation of handmade ornaments of some of our dogs, Bella the lab, Cooper the beagle and Cherry the border collie, lovingly made by Krystal Speck of Krystal Speck Ceramics.Read More
Silent Auction Winners McMasters Fundraiser
Click Here to find out if you won one of the silent Auction Items at our fundraiser last Saturday at McMasters of MuskokaRead More
Lincoln – In Need Of Sponsorship
Lincoln, our stunning Rotweiller pup, is not only handsome but has the sweetest, kindest soul. He is loving and affectionate, sweet and calm. Read More
Mutual Rescue Stories
We had to share this amazing video named ‘Mutual Rescue’ that we came across recently. It really highlights how amazing rescue dogs are; as companions, best friends and sometimes as lifesavers. Read More
Attention all flower crown attendees!
We’re super excited to show you the gorgeous photographs, care of Sawmill Creative, from our recent weekend photoshoots.Read More
Fundraising Spa Day for Pups!
Bring your dog into see Ken and Nicole at Muskoka’s Pampered Pets on Saturday November 21st for a mid fall clean up. All proceeds will go towards Carter’s Rescue. Read More
We’ve been published in the paper!
We’ve been published in the paper! Check out our article in this week’s Bracebridge Examiner or online. Here is the link.
We’re so excited to announce two fundraising photoshoots over two upcoming weekends!Read More