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Hopeful Hearts Spring Auction

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Hello Supporters

Hopeful Hearts is running a monthly contest on Facebook and we would love for you all to be part of it. Every month, foster parents and adoptive parents can email pictures of their Hopeful Hearts dogs and then Facebook followers will have the option to vote on the best pictures. The winner will be featured in our 2016 Calendar.

You can check out the Facebook page . If you are not on Facebook, please send an email to for other ways to participate.

Thank You for All your support,
Hopeful Hearts Dog Rescue

Hopeful Hearts is looking for dedicated volunteers to join our Events Team!

Please fill out the volunteer application form and send it to Thank You for all your hard work! We can't wait to hear from you!

Important Notice:

We at Hopeful Hearts feel that it is our duty to inform you that our charitable status has been temporarily revoked due to an administrative error. Please rest assured that we have taken all of the necessary steps to have it reinstated in a timely manner, and to prevent such an error in the future. We have also received confirmation from a CRA representative that any donations made during the revocation period will still be eligible for a charitable tax receipt once our status is reinstated. We will be busily writing receipts for these donations the second that we get our status back!

We will let all of you know as soon as our status is reinstated. We’d like to thank all of you for your ongoing support of Hopeful Hearts. Through the ups and downs, we could not do this without you, and the dogs and volunteers all thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Hopeful Hearts Dog Rescue

Hopeful Hearts

The mission of Hopeful Hearts Rescue Inc. is to provide safe and caring foster homes to dogs who are homeless, with a particular focus on, but not limited to, senior and special needs dogs. Hopeful Hearts will provide protective, stable environments, and using a rigorous screening process, will endeavour to find and place dogs in permanent and loving adoptive homes.

Hopeful Hearts Rescue Inc. also commits to providing foster and adoptive families with support, education and resources to ensure that they are responsible dog owners and that their dogs are happy, healthy and secure.

Hopeful Hearts is committed to complete transparency and financial accountability in our dog rescue operations. We strongly believe that it is important for our donors to know how their dollars are spent. Please view our Quarterly Reports to learn more about us and our work.

We hope you will find these reports informative and timely. With thanks, Roz and the Board at Hopeful Hearts

"People of character do the right thing, not because they think it will change the world but because they refuse to be changed by the world."

Message from the President

Hopeful Hearts is a non profit dog rescue in Ottawa, Ontario, and we are always in need of your generous donations of time, money or services. For more information on how you can help, visit the donations and foster pages.

Events and Fundraisers

Does your pet have a personalized pet identification tag yet? Is that old one scratched and worn and hard to read?

Check out Wag Tags.

Wag Tags believes in giving back to the community through a donation matching program that raises money for pet rescue organizations and humane societies across the country. For each purchase the buyer is given the option of donating $2 per tag to one of their current partner organizations.

Hopeful Hearts has been added to their list of partner organizations and we couldn't be happier.

Hopeful Hearts event photos by available at