Plunge June 15 & 16

BHRR shall be one of many local Rescues attending the 3rd  TAKE THE PLUNGE event on Saturday June 15th & Sunday June 16th at Carlington Park, 941 Clyde Ave, Ottawa, Ontario

***In 2013, TOTAL RAISED WAS $423.28 at our BHRR Booth*Event rained out on early on the 2nd day
***In 2012, Take The Plunge was not held***
***In 2011; TOTAL RAISED WAS $572.75 at our BHRR Booth

*If you have any items you would like to contribute to our booth to sell to help raise much needed funds for animals at BHRR, please EMAIL.

*SEEKING VOLUNTEERS to help out for one or more of these days. I shall be in attendance all days; and if you would like to hang with me and some BHRR doggies; please EMAIL. I can promise drool, leans, hair and laughs!

Dates & Times:

Saturday June 15th – 9:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday June 16th – 9:00 a.m.  – 5:00 p.m.

*Note: This is a CASH only Event (There will not be any debit or credit card services at this event.

BHRR shall have a booth/tent at this event and feel really honoured to be participating!

Our Booth/Tent shall offer the following to our Visitors:

*Fridge Magnets – $5.00 each
*BHRR Bracelets – $5.00 each
*Pet Emergency Door Decals – $5.00 each
*Smoked Dino Bones – $5.00 small & $10 large
*Doggie Treat Baggies – $2.00 each
*Tug Ropes – $7.50 small & $10.00 Large
*Dog Towels x 12 – $10 each
*"You wash, I wag!" 4-piece dog bath x 12 – $20 each
*Doggie "Deluxe: Gift Ballot Basket – Value $200+ – $5.00 donation gives you 1 Ballot; 3 Ballots for $10 donation or 6 for $20
*Microchips $40 – Pet(s) must be able to be held by O. & Volunteers – this fee includes registration

Complimentary Animal Behavoural Consultations – 15 minutes each

Gwendlin Boers – Founder of BHRR & Animal Behavour PhD Student

Other Opportunities:

*The opportunity to interact with BHRR dogs in our programs including several that are available for adoption:
Saturday June 15th – TBD shall be in attendance
Sunday June 16th – TBD shall be in attendance

*Adoption & Volunteer Applications – BHRR WILL NOT be doing any on-site adoptions. This is not something supported by BHRR nor organizers of this Event
*Donation Box whereby all funds donated shall to go BHRR Vet & Rehab Bills
*Knowledgeable and friendly Volunteers will be on hand to answer questions regarding:

  • the importance of spay/neutering
  • the importance of microchipping – Out of 20 dogs that went recently missing in the Ottawa area last summer; ONLY 7 have been found and of those; 4 were microchipped
  • the importance of obedience
  • why animals end up in rescue/shelters/pounds etc.
  • HOW you can help!
  • supporting only reputable/quality Rescues and Breeders
  • how to research when seeking to add a new addition
  • owning a Giant Breed – Great Dane, Saint Bernard, Great Pyrenees, Irish Wolfhound, Newfoundland, English Mastiff or Deerhound


*I shall be participating in this event should it be hosted again! 🙂 It was so much fun in 2011 and BHRR's Benjamin and I came in the top five!
Winning Rescue takes the pot! There is no limit to the number of dogs a Rescue can enter, $2.00/per entry & the dog must be a foster dog.
WISH US LUCK! Come cheer us on! This is going to be a lot of entertainment for all!!!

Set-up times for TTP(Take The Plunge): TBD

NOTE: BHRR is not part of the 4 Rescues that the monies raised that weekend shall be going towards. BHRR is using this wonderful opportunity presented for eduational and awareness purposes and perhaps shall make a few pennies from donations and selling a few items!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank EVERYONE that is making this Event possible AND to those planning on attending; we look forward in meeting you!

  • The Take the Plunge Organizers
  • Sean
  • Mason
  • Kinsley
  • Margaret
  • Brian
  • Gabrielle
  • Mary