Please note most rescues below are operated by volunteers and foster homes whose personal phone numbers aren’t available to the public. They may be reached by email via their website or social media pages.

Rescue Groups & Shelters

  • Animal Rescue Coalition
  • Baie Ste Marie Animal Society
  • Bide Awhile
  • Coastal K9 Rescue Society
  • Companion Animal Protection Society
  • Dog Karma Rescue
  • ElderDog
  • Good Bones Dog Rescue
  • Home To Stay
  • The Lillian Albon Animal Shelter
  • Litters n’ Critters
  • Marley’s Hope
  • Misfit Manor
  • No Chains ALL LOVE NS
  • Nova Scotia SPCA
  • PET Projects
  • Paws Across Borders
  • PAWSabilities Rescue Society
  • Save A Life Canada
  • H.A.I.D Tree Animal Shelter
  • Sympathetic Ear

Breed Specific Rescues

  • AireCanada Airedale Rescue
  • Atlantic Newfoundland Dog Rescue
  • Away To Me Border Collie Rescue
  • Boston Terrier Rescue Canada
  • Canadian Dachshund Rescue
  • Fresh Start Dane Rescue
  • Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada
  • NS Golden Retriever Rescue
  • Springer Rescue
  • Weimaraner Association of Canada

Cat Rescues

  • Cat Rescue Maritimes (CARMA)
  • Colchester’s Castaway Cats
  • Dorothy’s Pet’s In Need
  • Friends of Ferals Hants County
  • Friends of TNR
  • Halifax Cat Rescue Society
  • Humane Animal Rescue Team (HART)
  • Homeless Cat Allies
  • Mischief’s Memory
  • PET Projects
  • Pick of The Litter
  • Pierre’s Alley Cat Society
  • Safe Haven Animal Rescue
  • Sonya’s Cat & Animal Rescue Society (SCARS)
  • South Shore TNR
  • Spay Day NS
  • Tapa Cat Rescue
  • Team TNR
  • Valley/WAAG Animal Shelter
  • Wayward Cats

Exotics/Other Animals

  • 10,000 Carrots Rabbit Rescue
  • Honey’s Bunnies Rabbit Rescue
  • Integrity Haven Equine Rescue
  • Maritime Horse Protection Society
  • Ellie’s Loving Little Angels Society (ELLAS)