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Canadian Animal Welfare Organizations Donate Dog Houses

by Fred

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A group of Canadian rescue organizations came together to help build houses for dogs in Canada.  With the often times subzero temperatures in many parts of Canada, warm outdoor housing is the key to many dog’s survival.

This past winter was especially a tough one for many of the dogs that reside there.  With the temperatures ranging between minus 10 to minus 30 degrees Fahrenheit, survival for some dogs outdoors hinges on finding a dry place to rest, or wait out a storm.  Things get even more life or death when it comes to the large number of strays and abandoned dogs.

So, to help with the looming issue, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) got together with Habitat for Humanity, the Upper Grand District School Board and students from College Heights Secondary School.  The goal was to make warm safe homes for dogs forced to go without, and they did an amazing job.

4.22.15 - dog house