• Available for Adoption (Not available in Ontario and cities with breed specific legislation)

Sit With Me Shelter Dog Rescue

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Wade Wilson's

We do our best. Sometimes
though, our best just never
feels good enough.




Sit With Me Dog Rescue - Adopt a dog in Ottawa


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Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Help us win $10k: June is the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

We’re excited kickoff the Great Canadian Giving Challenge (GCGC). We have a chance to win $10,000 for every dollar donated through the month of June; please read on for details! June is a difficult month in animal rescue. Pet abandonment skyrockets in the lead up to Moving Day across Quebec. Our local shelters are overflowing […]


Sullivan’s Surgery

Sullivan…This is how his story goes… Sullivan was owned.  His owner had no issues with Sullivan and Sullivan lived with kids and was a happy muffin.  Then one day he was being babysat by someone else and Sullivan grumbled (reason unclear).  So his owner came back and after hearing Sullivan grumbled, he was brought to […]

Games Month

Games Month is Here!

Why is Games Month so important this year? It’s Sit With Me’s 5th birthday and in rescue years, that’s a mighty big deal!  And we want you to celebrate with us – and for us! What is Games Month? Games Month started last year and will hopefully happen every year in the month of August. It involves […]


Made with Love 2017 Rules

Payment is due by July 24th at 8pm. Posting your pick-up/$5 drop-off or mail-out option on the FB comment under your congratulations tagged post must be done by Sunday, July 23rd at 10am. Please EMAIL us at communications@sitwithme.ca with private details for drop off or mail out by Sunday, July 23rd at 10am. Please keep […]

Earl's smiling face

The Short Story of Earl

We met Earl on a nice day in June.  He had come into the shelter as a stray and was a sweet, big old bear.  After some digging, the shelter contacted his owners, who advised the shelter that they no longer wanted their dog, for whatever reason.  While this is sad, we do not know […]