About Newf Friends

Newf Friends Newfoundland Dog Rescue is a volunteer run, foster home based rescue group for Newfoundland Dogs in need in Ontario, Canada.
We place Newfs into carefully screened homes in Ontario and surrounding provinces and states.
Established in 2008.

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Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for general information about our program and our adoption policies and procedures.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Paws, Pages and Music

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Join us Thursday May 14th for a fundraising celebration for the release of Free Days with George! 
A heartwarming, true story about George, adopted from Newf Friends in 2009, who helps his owner rediscover love and happiness. 

  • Meet the author Colin Campbell and his Newf George
  • Live Music
  • Silent and Live Auction, (check out the list below. Awesome!)
  • Hosted by Melissa, morning show host on KX94.7
  • Hors d'oeuvres and drinks
  • Newf Friends volunteers on hand with dogs to welcome & thank you for your tremendous support 
  • All proceeds go to Newf Friends Newfoundland Dog Rescue!

Thursday, May 14th, 2015
Gibson Brands Showroom 1205 King St., West, Toronto, Ontario
6:30 pm

Tickets $25 at the door
This is a 19+ event

If you are unable to attend the event, you can still join in on the fun.  Advance bidding on auction items is NOW OPEN!  Visit our advance bidding page to learn more and to see what is available for advance bidding.

Click here for ADVANCE BIDDING

Some of the amazing auction items donated so far include:
  • Hotel, Tickets and VIP backstage passes to meet Nickleback in Ottawa and receive a signed guitar (winners need to provide own transportation)
  •  Weekend getaway for four at a waterfront Prince Edward County cottage, including a  full day wine tour from Prince Edward County Wine Tours including transportation to and from the cottage.  What a great girls weekend getaway!!!
  • A “Free Day with George” –You and 6 friends will spend the day with George at a fabulous waterfront property.  The day will be filled with all of George's favorite activities - including a special lunch prepared for you  How great is this!?
  • Signed Guitar from John Cougar Mellencamp
  •  10 x 15 custom colour digital illustration of you and your dog by comic book illustrator Jim Rodgers www.3PU.ca  You can name the setting: fantasy, pirates, sword and sorcery, something of your own concoction, or just plain old modern day.  You will receive a printed poster and a print-ready digital version.
  • Festival Passes
  • Bacardi Gift basket
  • MAC Cosmetics Gift basket
  • Signed Zdeno Chara Hockey Jersey
  • TSN Studio Tour with Gino Reda, host of TSN’s “That’s Hockey”
  • Tickets to Van Halen, Molson Amphitheatre, August
  • Tickets to Toronto Blue Jays
  • Stunning jewellery items 
  • Gift baskets galore!
    And so much more!
Thank you to Gibson Brands for hosting and running this fabulous event
Runaway Angel and Meghan Patrick for providing entertainment
KX 94.7 New Country FM for promoting our event
Penguin/Random House Publishing
Bacardi and Steam Whistle for providing beverages
Palais Royale for catering the event
All of the generous donors
and to Colin and George!