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2016 Fundraising Calendars 


Only $15. Calendars can be picked up from select businesses in Greater Victoria or ordered online. Click here for more details.
 

Welcome

Dog Bless Rescue Partners is a registered non-profit animal rescue group based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Our mandate is to save small and medium sized dogs from American shelters where they are in danger of being euthanized. Dog Bless was founded in 2005 and to date has rescued over 700 dogs.

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Island View Beach Walk with some of the Dog Bless alumni and Myra Cash - October 2013


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Dog Bless Fundraising Store

Check out the Dog Bless Rescue Partners Fundraising Store. You can order calendars, used dog crates, e-gifts and now Dog Bless-wear.
 








Dog Bless Rescue Partners fly with Pacific Coastal Airlines - even our four-legged furry friends.

 
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Previous events

"Spring to the Rescue" Gala Fundraiser

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Vista 18, Chateau Victoria, 740 Burdett Street, Victoria

This will be a reception-style fundraising event with appetizers and dessert. Jazz artist Edie DaPonte will be providing entertainment for the evening. Live Auction, door prizes and much more.

$45 per person

Name That Puppy Fundraiser

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-Our latest fundraising initiative is called "Name That Puppy".

-You need to outbid others to win the right to name one of our adorable puppies.

-You can bid on one or as many puppies that you want to name.

-You do not need to provide the puppy name when you bid.

-Winners will be contacted and will be asked for the puppy name at that point in time.

-If you are tired of trying to outbid your friends on a particular puppy, you can kick them out of the competition by clicking on the "Buy Now" button and then you automatically win the right to name that puppy.

-This is a fundraiser and 100% of the proceeds will go towards vaccinations and vet care for the puppies and mama.

-Winners local to the area will also have the opportunity for a private visit with the puppy they name.

-Bids end on November 11 at 6:00 PM

http://32auctions.com/dbpuppies

Afternoon Paw-Tea at the Fairmont Empress with Julie Van Rosendaal

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Fairmont Empress Hotel, 721 Government Street, Victoria, BC

Come on down to the Fairmont Empress Hotel front lawn for tea from 1:00 - 3:00 pm on Wednesday, October 15. The cost is $30 which includes a copy of Julie van Rosendaal's dog snack recipe cookbook titled "In the Dog Kitchen", a photo taken of your dog, tea, people snacks and of course dog snacks. A portion of each ticket goes towards Dog Bless Rescue. To register for this event, please contact emp.socialmedia@fairmont.com or call 250-592-3838 and ask for James.

$30

SOLD OUT - Dog Bless Rescue Fundraising Dinner

Padella Italian Bistro, 2524 Estevan Avenue, Victoria, BC

On Sunday, February 9, at 6:00 PM, the Padella Italian Bistro (2524 Estevan Avenue in Oak Bay) will be hosting a three-course fundraiser dinner for Dog Bless Rescue Partners. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Dog Bless. Padella will also donate $10 to Dog Bless for every bottle of wine purchased during the event. Specialty drinks will also be available.

$49 per person

Dog Bless Rescue Online Fundraising Auction

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On Thursday, February 6 at 9:00 AM Dog Bless will launch its "Be My Valentine" online auction. We have some fantastic prizes including Vancouver Canucks tickets, round trip airfare between Victoria/Vancouver and dog training, walking & boarding prizes to name a few. The list is being added to daily with over $6,000 worth of items to bid on.

Bidding doesn't start until February 6 but you can view the items by scanning the QR code with your smart phone or browsing to www.32auctions.com/dogbless03.

Silent Auction

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Dog Bless is holding an online Silent Auction from December 13 - 22. There are some great stocking stuffers and last minute gifts. Go to www.32auctions.com/dogbless02 and start bidding today.

Dog Walk with Myra - Island View

Island View Beach, 7013 Homathko, Saanichton, British Columbia, CA

Meet and greet Myra (one of our rescue partners from Alabama) at the Island View Beach Regional Park. Turn left as you enter the beach area, past the campsite and park in the last lot. We will meet on the grassy area adjacent to the parking lot. Subject to change.

Calendar Sale Event at Island Pet Source

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Island Pet Source, 751 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC

We will be at Island Pet Source launching our 2014 calendar with Myra who is one of our partners from Alabama. Island Pet Source is having a Fall Sale and Dog Bless is offering a one-day only early bird discount on our spectacular calendars. Stock up now at $15 each they make a great stocking stuffer.

Dog Walk with Myra

UVIC Offleash Dog Park, Cedar Hill Cross Road, Victoria, British Columbia, CA

Meet and greet Myra (one of our rescue partners from Alabama) at the UVIC Dog Park. Subject to change.

Fundraiser and Adoption Fair

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Island Pet Source, 751 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC

On Saturday, August 10 join us at Island Pet Source for a Dog Bless Rescue Partners Fundraiser Event from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM.

Our latest adoptables will be there but dogs will not be available to take home from the event. Come talk to us about adopting a rescue and saving a life.

Island Pet Source will also have many items on sale so stop by to say hello and shop at the store that has a complete line of food and supplies for your pet.

Go to http://islandpetsource.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/August-2013-coupon.pdf to receive a savings coupon.

Dog Bless Fundraiser and Adoption Fair

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Sidney Pet Centre and Aquatics, 9769 Fifth St, Sidney, BC

On Saturday, June 22 join us at the Dog Bless Rescue Partners Fundraiser and Adoption Fair from 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM as we help one of our Corporate Sponsors, Sidney Pet Centre and Aquatics; celebrate 25 years of being in business. We will have some of our latest adoptable dogs there to meet and greet (note: pups will not be available to take home from the event) and there will be hotdogs on the barbecue with our “Dogs for dogs” fundraiser. Sidney Pet Centre and Aquatics will also have many items on sale so stop by to say hello and shop at the store that has a complete line of food and supplies for your pet.

Dec8

Meet and Greet and Silent Auction

Island Pet Source, #106 - 751 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC

Dog Bless Rescue Partners welcomes the latest arrivals to Canada! Join us for a "Meet and Greet" at ISLAND PET SOURCE 106-751 Goldstream Ave. on Saturday, December 8 between 11AM-3pm and meet the pups! The dogs will not be available to take home from the event, but adoption applications will be accepted. Come talk to us about adopting a rescue and saving a life. We will also be holding a Silent Auction during the event. Stay and shop at the store that offers a complete line of food and supplies for your pet. Click here for an invitation to the event. Bring the invitation to the event on Saturday to receive $5 off your total purchase price on any items bought that day.

Aug26

Wash and Wag Event - Part Deux

Island Pet Source, #106 - 751 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC, (250) 590-4460

Dog Bless Rescue Partners is having a dog bathing fundraiser event on Sunday, August 26 from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Dog bathing is by donation with minimum recommended amounts being $10 for small dogs, $20 for med dogs and $30 for large/Xlarge breed dogs. Nail clipping and face trims are also available on request by donation. Door Prize donated by Island Pet Source. Island Pet Source is also having a massive one-day sale on Aug 26 only; -10% off all dog food -15% off all regular priced items -20% off plush toys -30% off in stock outerwear Click here for PDF poster

Dec10

Dog photos with Santa

The Dog Bone, #102 - 2972 Jacklin Road, Victoria, BC

Bring for pup to The Dog Bone for a photo with Santa. A portion of the money collected from the photo shoot will be donated to Dog Bless Rescue Partners. The 2012 Dog Bless Rescue Partners Fundraising Calendars will also be available at the store.

Dec4

Dog photos with Santa

Island Pet Source, #106 - 751 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria, BC

Bring for pup to Island Pet Source for a photo with Santa. Net proceeds will go to Dog Bless Rescue Partners. The 2012 Dog Bless Rescue Partners Fundraising Calendars will also be available at the store.

Dec2

Holly Tree Festival

Willows School, 2290 Musgrave Street, Victoria, BC

Members of Dog Bless Rescue Partners will be selling the 2012 fundraising calendars and other doggie accessories. Stop on by and say hello and purchase one of our calendars.

Jan22

Thetis Lake Walkies!

Thetis Lake

Some Dog Bless dogs (and their families) will be going for walkies on Saturday, January 21st (rain or shine) at Thetis Lake. We are meeting at the dog beach (lower parking lot) at 9:30 a.m. everyone welcome! Hope to see you there.

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Walkies!

Island View Beach

Some Dog Bless dogs (and their families) will be going for walkies on New Year's Day January 1, 2011 (rain or shine) at Island View Beach. We are meeting at the grassy area before the beach at 1:00 PM. Turn left at the end of Island View Beach Road and it is the very last parking lot. Everyone welcome! Hope to see you there.

Dec3

Holly Tree Festival

Willows School, 2290 Musgrave Street, Victoria, BC

Members of Dog Bless Rescue Partners will be selling the 2011 fundraising calendars and other doggie accessories. Stop on by and say hello and purchase one of our calendars.

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