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.



Thursday, April 5, 2018

Advance online bidding - open to April 13

Spring Fundraiser Silent Auction Advance online bidding

DATE CHANGE: Due to inclement weather our Apr 14 event has been postponed to May 26 from 11-3.....we will reopen advance bidding mid-May!

Can't make it to our Spring Fundraiser on April 14th? No worries, you can still join in on some of the fun.  We are now accepting advance bids for some of the silent auction items that will be available at our event!  There will be a lot of other items at the event, so if you are able to attend, please do!

How does advance bidding work?

Bid by emailing your highest bid (in Canadian Funds) to us at newf.friends@gmail.com by 4 pm EST Friday, April 13, 2018 and our agent will bid on your behalf, in $5 increments.   (Full details listed below, under "The Legal Stuff".)

Bid generously, all proceeds come to Newf Friends rescue!  (Note, items marked with an opening bid have multiple bids on them already, and the current bid showing is $5 above the second highest  as we are bidding on behalf of the person who has placed the highest bid.)

LOT 1
Custom Single Pet Portrait Wood Burning on Live Edge Wood
Value of $299.00
Approximately 12 by 12
Graciously donated by Jodie Etmanski

Email a photo of your pet to Jodie and have a gorgeous wood burning portrait created for you
Opening bid $50


Lot 2 
Landseer Coin Purse 
3.5" by 4.5"
created by Jodie Etmanski


Lot 3
Blue Jays Jersey
Josh Donaldson
Size XL
donated by Gary Anderson


Lot 4
Nine West Patent Purse
size 12"by 12"
Many thanks to Nada Mojsoski

Lot 5
Black Zara Handbag 
Featuring gold hoop handles and a shoulder strap
Magnetic closure
Graciously donated by Nada Mojsoski


Lot 6
Rustic Picture Frame
Size 11.5" by 9.5"
Holds a 4" by 6" photo
Thanks to West Wind Gallery and Gifts in Bancroft



Lot 7
Greaves Gift Basket
Featuring a variety of jams, a scone mix, maple syrup, caramel corn and teas
many thanks to Greaves of Niagara on the Lake



Lot 8
Ren's Gift Bag
Featuring treats, poo bags and a Zany Ball Rope twister value $60.00
Donated by Ren's Pet Depot of Whitby



Lot 9
Doggie's Box of Fun
Features Benny Bullies, Crumps' Baked Liver, a Kong Rope Wubba, 2 Dinasaur Toys and a Starfish Value $100
many thanks to Barb Griffin


Lot 10
One Hour Massage in your own home with RMT, Tamara Brook-Allred value $90
Will travel east to Newcastle, west to Oshawa and North to Peterborough
Opening Bid $20


Lot 11
$50 Gift Certificate for Crooked Creek Garden Center
in Newtonville

many thanks to Tom and Jo Kieser



Lot 12
Dr. Scholl's Comfort Plus Footbath with Bubbles
Features multiple settings for heat, massage, and bubbles. Value $60.00
Many thanks to Marina Fitzpatrick


Lot 13
Authentic Coach Purse
Black with shades of Grey
This purse features a 18" braided handle and is 12"wide by 10" high
Graciously donated by Nada Mojsoski


Lot 14
Zara soft pink, metallic handbag
10" wide by 7" tall
Many thanks to Nada Mojsoski


Lot 15
Hummingbird Feeder
11.5 " tall
Value 32.00
Generously donated by West Wind Gallery and Gifts of Bancroft


Lot 16
Hooded Banana Leaf Elevated Cat/Dog Condo
Maximum Weight approx. 20lbs
26" high and 16" wide
Value $80
Thanks to Sandy Lovisek


Lot 17
Brown Coach Clutch accented with suede 
7" wide by 8.5" high
Generously donated by Nada Mojsoski



LOT 18
Pearl Jam – Vs/Vitalogy 3CD / 5LP / 1Cassette + Memorabilia - Limited Edition Box Set (1993-1995)
The Ultimate 20th Anniversary Pearl Jam Set: The Band's Two Best Studio Records Remastered on CD and LP Plus Incredible Live 1994 Show Not Available Individually 80-Page Booklet and Glassine Envelope Contain Tons of Memorabilia and Rare Photos
The tracklisting is here: https://www.amazon.com/Vs-Vitalogy-Ltd-Box-Set/dp/B00520DN9 
Video Background for the listing:    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nlgr2H7K8Y
 Now out of print.  Value $250
Opening Bid $100
Generously donated by John Wellman, Sony Music

LOT 19
Johnny Cash Gift Pack 
(1) Johnny Cash - The Legend Box Set (4CD)
The career retrospective from Johnny Cash that has been completely overseen by their only son John Carter Cash. The Legend presents 104 tracks from 1955-2002 on 4 CDs, complete with 7 unreleased tracks from the House Of Cash tape vault.
(1) Johnny Cash – Live at Folsom Prison 2LP
(1) Johnny Cash – 8x10 Photo with Acid Free-Matting for a 11x14 Frame.
Approx Value is $90.Donated by John Wellman, Sony Music
Opening Bid $50
LOT 20
Bob Dylan Gift Pack

(1) Bob Dylan – Dylan (3CD Limited Edition – Deluxe Box Set)
This definitive Bob Dylan collection chronicles the artist's four decades of groundbreaking studio recordings, as well as his unparalleled influence on popular music and culture. Dylan serves as both a comprehensive introduction for new fans and an expansive, cherished overview for long time Bob Dylan Devotees.
(1) Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan 1LP
(1) Bob Dylan – 8x10 Photo with Acid Free-Matting for a 11x14 Frame.
 Approx Value is $90.
Donated by John Wellman, Sony Music
opening Bid $50

Lot 21
Brand New
14 kt white gold, sapphire and diamond drop earrings.  
Each earring is set with one 6mm x 4mm pear-shaped, blue sapphire and one round brilliant cut diamond. The total diamond weight is 0.17 CTS or greater.  The diamond clarity is VS-2 or better.   The diamond colour is 1 or better.  Opening bid $250.00
Many thanks to Barb Griffin!!!


Lot 22
Hand Carved Candy Tray
17.5" tall
graciously donated by Country Pride Bed and Breakfast, Newtonville


Lot 23 
Metal Candle holder
16" tall
Many thanks to Country Pride Bed and Breakfast, Newtonville


The Legal Stuff

Silent Auction  Bids will be accepted by email to newf.friends@gmail.com   up to 4 pm EST Friday, April 13, 2018.   Please state clearly the lot number, description and your HIGHEST bid....no BUY IT bids will be accepted. Please include your name, full mailing address and phone number.

The silent auction will take place on April 14, 2018 at our Spring Fundraiser in Pickering.

An agent will bid on the floor for the e-mail  bidders in the following manner.

a) only the top two bidders on each lot will be considered
b) the silent auction bidding will start at $5 over the second highest e-mail bid and that bid will be for the highest e-mail bidder on that lot.
c) the agent will continue to bid if necessary until the e-mail bidder is successful or their highest bid is passed by a floor bid...
d) A floor bid that matches the e-mail bidder will go to the e-mail bidder unless the floor bidder advances by one more bid
e) Only the agent will know the amount of the e-mail bids
f) If there are no e-mail bids then the bidding on that lot will begin at the minimum bid as noted in the listings.
f) All bids are in increments of $5

Terms of Sale

1. All bids are per lot as described. The right is reserved to withdraw any lot prior to the sale.The auctioneer shall regulate the bidding on the floor. The auctioneer has the right to reject any bid. In the event of any dispute, his decision shall be final.

2. The highest bidder shall prevail at one advance of $5 over the next highest bidder. Tie bids shall go to the e-mail bidder unless advanced as above. There will be no buyer's premium added to the selling price.

3. Successful FLOOR BIDDERS must pick up their lots or arrange for delivery immediately after the sale. E-mail bidders will receive notification if successful. Lots shall not be sent/given to the buyer until payment has been received.

4. Shipping and handling are charged to the BUYER. Lots will be shipped by Xpresspost in Canada or Xpresspost USA to the USA.

5. Claims for errors in the description must be made within 7 days after receipt. Any returns are at the buyer's expense.

6. All lots must be paid for by cash, certified cheque or bank draft in Canadian funds or via email transfer.

7. The agent bidding for an e-mail bidder WILL NOT go over their highest bid and will try to obtain the lot for less if possible.

8. The placement of a bid shall constitute acceptance of these terms of sale.