Donations in Memory
“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”
- Anatole France
The following donations were made in memory:
Eunice and Joseph Basaraba, in memory of Erik S. Hansen.
Toronto Police Association, in memory of Ron Burnell.
Halifax Kennel Club, in memory of John MacDonald, who had a lifelong love of dogs and was a tremendous support to the purebred dog community for shows throughout Atlantic Canada.
Daphne & Kevin Stephen and Family, in memory of Tucker. Thinking of you at this sad time, Tucker & Joey were special little dogs who will always be in our hearts.
Patricia Cochrane, in memory of Richard Samson.
Wendy Jollimore, in memory of Oliver Milsom, beloved companion of Colleen and Paul.
Wendy Jollimore, in honour of a friend’s birthday and in memory of Oliver Milsom – Hoping all dogs find the same loving home.
Madeline Shea, in memory of the late Sherry Anne Thacker; a loving friend to Madeline and Zöe Jackson Shea. With love and affection.
Blue Knights, Nova Scotia, in memory of Diane Nice.
Robert Cook, in memory of John MacDonald.
L. V. Griffin, in memory of John MacDonald.
Nova West Kennel Club, in memory of John MacDonald.
June Hooper, in memory of John MacDonald. He was a fine man and I will miss him very much.
Marg Bethune, in memory of John MacDonald.
Moncton Kennel Club, in memory of John MacDonald.
Janice Nicholson, in memory of John W. MacDonald––a wonderful person and dog lover!
Gary Gesner, in memory of Diane Nice. She will be missed.
John Yogis, in memory of John MacDonald.
Wendy Rudolph, in memory of John MacDonald, a member or the dog community in Nova Scotia for as long as I can remember. John always had a kind word for everyone and was the first to jump in and help when anything needed to be done. He was a show secretary extraordinaire and will be missed in our community.
Beverley Topf, in memory of Anita Firlotte.
Karen Arial, in memory of Robert Arial, and on behalf of Buffy, his dear Shih Tsu, who was adopted to a loving family through Elderdog Canada. Many thanks to Beverley Monnette.
Angela MacLeod, in memory of Dianne Nice who loved dogs. Sincere condolences to Bob & family.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Michele Cooke’s canine friend who was so important to her and her family and will be deeply missed.
James Mitchell, in memory of Dianne Nancy Nice of Conquerall Bank, Nova Scotia who passed on May 10, 2019. She was a friend to all animals.
Tara Cates, in memory of Oliver Piccolo Greenwood. Piccolo will always have a special place in our hearts forever.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Diesel d’Entremont–a gentle giant. Diesel was a handsome Boxer who was as smart as he was kind and gentle to both his canine and human friends. He is sorely missed by his human mother, Joyce d’Entremont, his human father and grandfather, along with all his family, friends and neighbours–both canine and human. He was a truly exceptional animal.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Penny Muir, a delightful Pug who will be missed terribly by her human mum Linda Muir, father and siblings, along with her other canine companions. Penny died suddenly last week. She was a typical Pug–full of character and energy.
Gordon Hiltz, in memory of Tyler O’Flynn and a sincere thank you to Tanya Ozard and ElderDog.
Gordon Hiltz on behalf of Tyler’s owner, Bernice O’Flynn. Bernice loved Tyler for over 13 years. Although she had a serious stroke she would appreciate the love he received from ElderDog and Tanya Ozard (Halifax Pawd) and a number of foster volunteers.
Lynn Montour, in loving memory of Pam Hryck’s sweet Chloe. Run free in Paradise, Chloe!
Karen Robar, in memory of Keith Trimper, one of the finest human beings that ever lived (and beloved companion of Ruby).
Lorna Jorgensen and Family, in memory of Frank Conrad
Tanya Ozard. Remembering our sweet Missy today. It has been three years since we had to say good-bye. You were the most adorable little bundle of love, and you filled my heart completely. Every minute with you was a joy and every minute without you hasn’t been the same. My darling little Missy, my sweet baby girl – I hope you will greet me when it is my time. To see your beautiful face again would indeed be heaven. Thank you!
Tanya Ozard, for Brucie, the cutest little guy who experienced true love and companionship with Marilyn and her boys.
Marilyn Scapinello, in loving memory of Brucie: RIP Sweet little Brucie. You lit up my life with your happy and optimistic attitude. You were taken so quickly, too soon. I know you ran across that Rainbow Bridge like the little Rocket you were – eager to leave your pain behind you and see what adventure was up next. Be happy and at peace, little guy, you deserve it.
Velma Strum, in memory of Zoey, beloved companion of Debi and Gordon Hayward.
Eileen and Doug, in memory of sweet little Jack, beloved companion of Bob and Diane. We will miss his visits.
Tami Crosby, in memory of Doug Ward.
Jean Rattray, in memory of Donald Schmeisser.
Clinical Services Team, in memory of Bailey, beloved companion of Tracie and Mike Turner.
Dennis Lowry, in memory of Ron Burnell.
Carolyn Smedley, in memory of Charlotte, a huge Golden Retriever, much loved by Jamie Caven and Diane O’Connor and family.
Victor and Marilyn Williams, in memory of Doug Ward
Dave and Joyce Carrigan, in memory of Doug Ward
Anne Martin, in memory of Douglas Ward. For many years Doug and his wife Jackie have brought many elder dogs home, and Doug’s wish was for friends to donate to ElderDog Canada.
Deborah Salsman, in loving memory of Douglas Ward, Jordan Bay, Nova Scotia.
Laurie Rankin, in memory of Doug Ward, Shelburne, Nova Scotia.
Nona MacDonald, in memory of Doug Ward.
Greg and Cindy Baker, in loving memory of Doug Ward, Jordan Bay, NS. Doug passed away February 19, and was a strong advocate of ElderDog Canada. All his four legged friends were blessed to have known him – as so were we, his family. RIP, Doug. We love you.
Kelly Kivi, in Memory of Valerie Tingley.
Alex Mackinnon, Kyle McKay and Zach McKay in memory of Grandpa Doug.
Allan and Christie Danks, in memory of Doug Ward.
Marilyn Scapinello, in memory of Dubbie who gave so much love and devotion and was brave and stoic to the end. I didn’t know you long, Dubbie, but I loved you and will miss you lying by my side.
Kim Levy, Heather Schmidt, and William Hanson, in memory of Doug Ward.
Janet Hubley, in memory of Valerie Tingley who loved animals all of her life. Given in Love.
Joyce Ledwidge, in memory of Abby, beloved companion of Tim and Janet
Howard Marten Company, in memory of Valerie Tingley, loving companion of her dear Sandy
Susan Stevens, in memory of Trent Scales, the big dapper Bernese Mountain Dog loved by Mark Scales and family. Trent passed away a little bit ago. His family and friends miss him terribly. He was a lovable goofball. Everyone fell in love with Trent.
Heather MacLeod, in memory of Bella, who was a member of the “Paws for a Cause” team at the ElderDog Walk in Bedford
Stefanie Condon, in memory of Bud, who crossed the Rainbow Bridge on January 21st, 2019 to join his brother Guiness and cousin Gracie. Run free, sweet Buddy.
Bonnie Hitchen, in memory of little West and his human dad, Ron Oakley
Clyde Beer, in memory of Barbara Cleveland
John MacDonald, in memory of Barbara Cleveland
Josie Piazza and Rodrigo Crovati, in memory of Molly, beloved dog and member of The Kernohan Family
Celero Solutions, in memory of Bev Percy
Bruce Fenwick, in memory of Barbara Ann (Burke) Cleveland
Paige Giles, in memory of Fred from Lawrencetown, NS from his former companion, Donnie Giles
Yvonne Devine, in memory of my sister Barb who passed away on Christmas Eve leaving her beloved Finnigan behind
Andrea Hooper, in memory of Barbara Cleveland, loving companion of Finnigan
Joyce Ledwidge, in memory of a dear canine friend, Stewie, companion to Donna and Richard Stevens
Laura Mullins, in memory of Donald MacDonald
Jillian Beed, in memory of Mary Elizabeth Leary
Scott Grandy, in memory of Ginger
Lynn and Andrew Purchase, in loving memory of Nikki, missed by Lynn, Andrew, and Sanjo
Yvonne Chan, in memory of Bev Percy
Barbara King, in memory of Desi dog
Susan Knowles, in memory of sweet, fun, and adorable Teddy, loving companion to his family, Sara, Keith, Sophie and Julia
Shirley Hutt, in memory of Maddie, loving companion of Joyce Ledwidge & David Hutt
Beverley McPhee, in loving memory of Ron Quinn
Therese O’Neil, in loving memory of Juni
Nancy Trenchard, in memory of Florence Kneeshaw, beloved companion of Abby
Kerene Kelly, in memory of Ted Gould
Karen Oatway, in loving memory of my beautiful chocolate Lab, Twixie, who was almost 16 years old and was always a happy, loving, companion and friend.
Callum Reid, in memory of Fred, beloved companion of Donnie and Khrys
Natalie Myers, in memory of Carl Sorensen
Friends and Family of Susan Fitzgerald, a wonderful ElderDog volunteer in Kings County, NS where she is sorely missed
John Lenehan, in memory of Florence Kneeshaw, loving companion of Abby
Nikolaus Laufmann, in loving memory of Kootenay and Jasper
Nola Blair, in memory of her boy, Fritz, who passed away last year
Mary MacLeod, in memory of Erik Hansen, companion of Casey and Dottie
Moore/Casey Family, in memory of Erik Hansen, companion of Casey and Dottie
Nancy Nigro, in honour of our Buddha Boy, Lou, who died August 3rd at 13 years of age. He will stay in our Hearts forever.
Susan Steven, in memory of Molly, beloved companion of Bob Jenkins.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Lucy Marie Higdon who died July 19, 2018, kind and loving companion to Bob and Michele.
Dianne Gallant, in memory of Keiko, beloved companion of Barbara and Larry Heans
Many friends and family of Hazen Beck, in loving memory
Carol Lavallee & Blackie, in memory of Richard
Sheryl Tree, in memory of John Mahar, beloved companion of Zoie
Gabriene Kaechele, in memory of Oatis, beloved companion of Camille
Wendy Williams, in memory of Gracie, beloved companion of Nadine
Corrine Myers, in memory of John (Jack) Mahar, companion of Zoie
Shannon MacFarlane, in memory of Pru
Janice Rousell, in memory of Jingles, beloved companion of Ron Ridge
Barbara Kennedy, in memory of Delilah, loving companion to Debbie Smith
Karen McIntyre, in memory of Marion and Burnie Somerville
Karen McIntyre, in memory of Gillian Fletcher
The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. of Canada, in memory of Sally Hori, loving companion of the late Oliver
Marilyn Miller, in the memory of Sally Hori and in support of the Dartmouth, Nova Scotia chapter
Dianne MacDonald, in memory of the most wonderful husband, Greg Tompkins
Glenn Nishida, in memory of Sally Ann Ives Hori
Teri Pottie, in memory of Sally Hori, a wonderful person who rescued elder dogs, most recently Oliver. She will be truly missed.
Linda Daviss, in memory of Bill Garvin
Allison Groff and Mark Rogers, in memory of Parker, a 12-year old Golden Retriever, St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog, an absolutely amazing dog and companion to my dear friend, Elizabeth Cleminson, and a great friend to our Yellow Lab, Andy.
Judy and Bruce Loomer, in memory of Robert McMurray
Grace Tobey, in memory of John Arthur “Art” Parkin, loving companion of Charlie
Diane MacDonald, in memory of Greg Tompkins
Anonymous, in memory of Linus
Kerri Goode, in memory of Duchess
Susan Robertson, in memory of Paddington and Webster
Don Sanford, Joan Thompson, John Parkin, Mary Stevens, in memory of John Arthur Parkin, loving companion of Charlie
Scott Grandy, in memory of our special girl, Ginger Butler-Grandy
Frances Saulsbury, in memory of Alfred and Kenny Goss
Mary Spence, in memory of Kevin Croft
Kelly Field, in memory of Sir Charles, beloved companion of Mike Field and Dara Pelkey-Field
Michael Sutherland, in memory of Charles, beloved companion of Mike Field and Dara Pelkey-Field
Shannon, Jason and Chrys, with love and in memory of Allan Fraser
Harriett Hennessy and Joan Corbett, in memory of Gail Oliver
Joan Le Blanc, in memory of Gail Oliver
Gary and Ellen Brown, in memory of Gail Oliver
Sandi Lockhart, in memory of Gail Oliver
Helen Higgins, in memory of Gail Oliver
Karen Turner, in memory of Gail Oliver
Joann Day, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Mary-Isabel Terry, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Irene and Charles Rudderham, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Lorrie Roberts and Kevin Rudderham, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Holly Boyd, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
David Nemiroff, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Sacha Vais and Leah Nemiroff, in memory of Bruce Roberts, companion of Chance
Melissa Brayley, on behalf of the Roberts family
Karen Anderson, in memory of Allie, a beautiful soul and a sweet doggie who passed last month at the age of 13
Sharon Guger, in memory of Dr. King, loving companion of Ruth Donnelly
Joyce Ledwidge, in memory of Cajun, a wonderful dog well loved beyond words
Marilyn Miller, in memory of Gail Mayne-Fisher Oliver
Penny Ridley, on behalf of Lee Brannon, who passed away recently, and her dog, Roxy, who was adopted through ElderDog
Julie Stiles, in loving memory of dog lover Kim Moar who left her loved ones and her beloved companion, Bear, far too early
The Tattrie family, in Memory of Gail Oliver (Fisher)
Kelly Hunt, in loving memory of Gail Mayne Oliver
Tara Doiron, in memory of Eleanor “Gail” Mayne-Fisher Oliver, mother of my good friend Anita Fisher–both big supporters of ElderDog
Lynn Deacon, in memory of Eleanor Gail Mayne-Fisher Oliver
Friends and family of Kosta Apostolakis, beloved companion of Niki
Ilse Mozga, in memory of Trinity, best friend and loving companion to Linda Innes
Kip Harris, in honour of Tyler, a rescued Border Collie who found a loving home and returned as much as he received
Edith & Austin Kerr, in memory of Chris Murchy, beloved companion of Ben
Paula Levy, in loving memory of Lucky
Francis Allwood, in memory of Harold Gay, companion to Happy
Susan Stevens, in memory of Christopher “Mike” Battson
Heather & Ken MacLeod, in memory of Mike Battson, an avid dog lover
Kim Driscoll, in memory of our beloved Boomer. He was one in a million.
Cora Nelson, in memory of her mother, Dorothy Catherine McKay, who spent a lifetime honouring animals in her life.
Maxine Westhead, in memory of Harold Gay, beloved companion of Happy
Joan and Peter Young, in memory of Bobo and in honour of Zoey
Paul and Faye White, in memory of Homer and in honour of Callie
Denise Allan, in memory of Coco, beloved companion of Kathryn Sauve
Scott Grandy, in memory of Ginger Butler-Grandy
Jane Wentzell, in memory of Nick Baker’s Sheltie, who left a great, empty space that needs to be filled.
Carol Jones, in memory of Aileen Scott, who always had a dog at her side until the day she died this year at age 90.
Alex Arbuckle, in memory of Paul Arbuckle, beloved companion of Marley.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Trotwood Knowles-Johnstone of Truro, a goofy, sensitive and energetic boy who was always a delight to be with. Rest in peace, Trotwood, knowing how happy you made your family and friends and all who were blessed to know and spend time with you.
Susan Stevens, in memory of Jack Webb, a sweet boy with a kind, gentle and playful spirit and much loved member of the Webb family and extended family. We miss you Jack. Rest in peace.
Jeanette Miller, in memory of Jack, beloved companion of Marilyn and Ronnie Webb
Elsie Greenwood, in memory of her mother, beloved companion of Tootsie and Pumpkin
Shai, Jordanna, Ethan, Rylee, Charlie, Chewie, & Teddy, in memory of Higgins, who was a wonderful puppy that we are so glad we had the pleasure of meeting. He was a very special pup. Higgins was the beloved companion of Marc Egnal and Judith Humphrey.
Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC), in memory of Matrix
Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC), in memory of Lucy
Animal Rehabilitation Centre (ARC), in memory of Rusty
Miriam and Graham Pearson, in memory of Roxie
Rosie Roberts, in memory of Frank Hammond
Doug and Wendy Graham, in memory of Norman Leonard, former companion of Heidi
Joyce James, in memory of William (Bill) Scoville, companion of Susie
Linda Lusby, in loving memory of Kootenay and in support of Boo
Claire Welychko, in memory of Alan Fraser, companion of Toby & Treeka, Phoebe & Lady Marni
Michael and Patricia Roache, in memory of Alan Fraser, companion of Toby & Treeka, Phoebe & Lady Marni
Kim Balke and Family, in memory of Alan Fraser, companion of Toby & Treeka, Phoebe & Lady Marni
Harold and Daisy Veinot, in memory of Etta Margaret Cohoon, companion of Holly
Peter and Winnifred Botma, in memory of Etta Margaret Cohoon, Companion of Holly
Gerri, Mike, Melanie, & Christine Hammer, in memory of Max Daniel MacLeod
NS Seniors Association, in memory of Jetsom
Ethel Gorrill and Rambo, in memory of Max MacLeod
Susan Stevens, in memory of Jetsom
Joyce McNair, in memory of Max MacLeod, companion of Rambo
Joan Luiken, in memory of Sunny, companion of Donna
Jacquie Young in memory of Max MacLeod, companion of Rambo
Helen Robidoux in memory of Max Daniel MacLeod, companion of Rambo
Pat Millar in memory of Sam Snow-Kropla
Susan Stevens in memory of Tattoo, much loved companion of Ardra Cole
Gayle MacDonald in memory of Bodie
Gayle MacDonald in memory of Tattoo
Lynn and Andrew Purchase in memory of Rick Eddy’s mother
Lynn and Andrew Purchase in memory of Nancy Trenchard’s mother
Barbara Markovits in memory of Katie Major
Jessica Mason and Matt LeDrew in memory of Midget
Claudine Lowry in memory of our Lab Biddy
Heather Coffen in memory of Cosmo
Wendy Rudolph in memory of Cabot, who passed away June 2, 2014 at the age of 16 years 10 months. Cabot spent his entire life being loved by us. There is nothing else like the privilege of caring for a senior dog.
Ann Toohey in memory of MaggieMae, a gentle and loving Boerbul Mastif who ended up at a rural SPCA following a life spent as a breeding dog, and whom my sister compassionately adopted.
Joyce Ledwidge in memory of Patti, Cabot and Merlot
Wendy and Jane Purchase in memory of mother
Caroline Peterman and the Feltzen South Book Club in memory of a 13 year old Portuguese Water Dog named Stella who passed away in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
Kellie Cheverie in memory of Marcus
Jacqueline Evans in memory of Frasier
Debra A Hickman in loving memory of Thirza Janes, a beautiful mother, sister, grandmother and friend to so many.
Tina Raymond in memory of Midas (my brother’s dog who just passed away)
Kim Frizzell in memory of Nellie, my 16 year old dachshund that went to the Bridge on October 20th of this year.