Category Archives: Dog of the Month


Bear is a rescue dog. He spent the first year of his life at the end of a chain and found himself in the wonderful hands of ANML RESQ. I saw his picture on their website and knew he was meant for us. He had a long journey from New Brunswick to Ottawa to Burlington where he now lives. He has not let his poor upbringing stand in his way of becoming a fantastic dog. He has completed grade 2 of dog school and loves everyone he meets. He is our gentle giant. He enjoys daily walks at Bronte Provincial Park and lots of belly rubs. We are honoured to give him his happy ending.


Meet Bear our December and Holiday 2016 Dog of the month!


Koda is our newest member to the WOOF Now What family. He came to us at the age of 10 months old. He is a Fox Red Labrador Retriever.

Koda came with a few issues, but has been able to come out of his shell… as of now that’s an under statement. There is no getting in the way when he wants to run and play with out a care  with his big sisters Miya and Meesha!

Big sister Miya and Meesha have a lot of fun with him Especially Meesha since as any big sister loves to correct him when she can.

Koda has become my husbands shadow. As my husband says, its nice to not be the only male in the family.

Meet Koda.. he turns 1 on August 13! Happy early birthday and being our August dog of the month!

You will read more about Koda in story about how we worked with him to bring him around to be more sociable and a big caring puppy!


Koda and Meesha Playing 8 11 2016 Here is Koda and Meesha playing in the yard.


Rumplepimple is our July Dog of the Month. He has been one of our favorite dog’s in our Lil’WOOF Corner reading program. We think he is the perfect dog for the month of July to help us celebrate both Canada Day (July 1st) for our Canadian readers  and July 4th for our dear friends in the USA.

Here is what Diane has to say about Rumplepimple:

Rumplepimple loves everyone. He has been a brother to several foster.dogs and is kind to them all. We love watching him children, especially at book readings. He absorbs the attention and gives love back. He has spent time visiting elderly in a nursing home and is very gentle with them too. He seems to understand who his audience is and loves them all. Playing and running zoomies with the children and sitting gently with seniors. He is unique and very special. We love him and so do many other people.


Meet Toffee she is our newest and smallest member to the WOOF Now What den of dogs.  We see Toffee a lot these days. It’s very hard to walk by with out seeing her wiggle you just have to stop and pat her!

Jacquie family says: “To our family, Toffee is the most awesome puppy in the world, and then some!”


We had to post two pictures of this little ball of fur who is our June dog of the month!

Toffee 2


My kids wanted to get a dog for as long as I remember. I have two boys and a girl. So we finally decided on a Havanese since this breed comes from the Bichon we were hoping that there would be no allergy issues with our choice. Now the kids wanted a dog to bond and play with. Since Havanese are very people/kid-oriented dogs, Rosie loves snuggling in laps and plenty of cuddle time. This little dog seemed like the right choice for us. We got Rosie as puppy and have been very happy that she joined our family. She has lived up to everything we wanted in a dog and more.


Rosie is a Havanese and is our May dog of the month. We know Rosie, since she is a friend of Miya and Meesha’s. Ever since she came into Shirley’s family home this little bundle of joy is always very happy. We always see the kids walking and playing with her. Rosie is always ready to greet everyone with her little wiggling fluffy body. What’s not to like about Rosie!


Nancy and I have been long time friends. She moved out to Nova Scotia a number of years ago with her cats. Nancy now has a dog and is nominating him for dog of the month. Here is Roch’s story a definite member of the WOOF Now What den and Miya & Meesha’s new friend. Can’t wait to visit Nova Scotia one day soon.

My dog’s name was Rocky when I got him 6 years ago in the month of December. He turned one on December 24th, just a few days later. So his birthday the 24th, mine is the 25th and our neighbour Cosie’s is the 26th. Cosie’s mom reminds me of this every December. Any way I know you’ll appreciate why I changed the spelling of my dog’s name to Roch (Roch is also an old friend of WOOF Now What). Brings back lots of memories of Toronto and the work place!!!!!

By the way we just came in from the morning run. Instead of the dry trail he decided it would be much more fun to tear up and down through the recently ploughed corn fields. He is covered in dripping brown mud. Disappointment for him – he didn’t catch the coyote he was trailing.


Our Bella is my daughter Tea’s best friend. Bella loves to play with Tea dress up and tea party. Bella has been with us for 8 years now. My wife Brea brought her home as a pup. Bella was the last of her litter and in our mind the best of the litter!

She loves to play and loves the water. When we are at the cottage she spends day in the lake. She is also best friends with Miya and Meesha.

Bella is a real sweetie. She is not only our pet and a family member but our best friend too.  That is why we are nominating her for dog of the month.

By the way, Bella turns 8 years old in the month of February. Happy Birthday to our Bella!

Milou (fr: Snowy)

Milou only 11 months old has alot to take care of with a 4,10 and 13 year old girls to have fun with him. He has alot of company especially on the weekends. His story is starting off at a house for 14 weeks then the 3 girls get to vist this dog and convince thier dad to get him. As we drive him home we are all thinking of a name and “boom” Milou comes to their head. Therefore they bring him home and they lived happily ever after even though there mom was still getting used to a dog.


We met Milou and his family. I always like hearing about families pick a pets name and this story was very close to our Miya’s. John (the girls father)  told me the story of how the girls and him thought up Miilou’s name. Milou is a character in the “The Adventures of Tin Tin “. You see ” Snowy ” the french translation is “Milou” was a dear friend of Tin Tin’s. And just as Milou never leaves Tin Tin’s side, neither does our dog of the month leave the girls side.