Coveted Canines is a Toronto-based Dog Rescue organization that focuses on dogs that are at high risk of being euthanized and those that are vulnerable to abuse.


To collaborate with local and international communities to save vulnerable canines from high-risk environments and place them in safe, loving, and well-fitted homes. To educate people on the plight of canines at risk worldwide and inspire them to actively pursue solutions to the problem through rescue and responsible pet ownership.

What We Do

We believe that there is a perfect home for all the dogs in our rescue and pride ourselves on matching our dogs to the right people who can provide them forever homes. Coveted Canines is a not for profit organization that is run by volunteers. Everyone on our team donates their time and expertise for the love of dogs! We place our dogs in loving foster homes where they feel safe to bloom and can learn important socialization skills.

Nonprofit Status

Registered nonprofit, Revenue Canada Registration Number: 960728-5

Governed By

Board of Directors. Board members serve without pay.

Managers & Volunteers

Approximately 16 volunteer managers and an additional 90 volunteers and fosters



In the Press


"How Rescuing 700 Dogs Ended Up Saving Me," Good Housekeeping


"Rescuing dogs that are marked for death," The Toronto Sun


Television Appearances

Breakfast Television Toronto, 20 Oct. 2017

"What Pet Should I Get?" on Rogers tv, 30 June 2017

"What Pet Should I Get?" on Rogers tv, 25 Apr. 2017

"What Pet Should I Get" on Rogers tv, 16 Jan. 2017

Breakfast Television Toronto, 29 Dec. 2016

"What Pet Should I Get?" on Rogers tv, 8 Nov. 2016

"What Pet Should I Get" on Rogers tv, 12 Oct. 2016