A Shelter Full of Hope and Promise

Past Events

WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser



Help WAG reach a minimum order of $400, and we will receive 25% of the profits!

You can order and pay online, and then pick up your sweet treats at WAG starting on APRIL 7th.

Follow the steps below to get started.

Order deadline is MARCH 28th!

Apologies for our previous incorrect date of March 3oth: There was a miscommunication between WAG and Purdy’s! The campaign is now closed, and though we tried, it cannot be reopened – we are so sorry!

Thank you to everyone who participated and who tried to get those last minute orders in!



Step 1.

On purdysgpp.com’s homepage, click on LOGIN OR REGISTER TO START.

Step 2.

If you’ve supported someone through Purdys’ Fundraising before, enter your email and password, then click LOG IN.

If you’re a new customer, please click on CREATE AN ACCOUNT to register.

If you’re a Returning Customer and have forgotten or can’t find your password, please click on “Forgot password?” for your password reset email.

Step 3.

To find the Fundraising campaign you wish to join, (WAG’s Easter Chocolate Fundraiser) enter the Customer Number 36161 associated with that campaign, and click on SEARCH. Once you’ve found the right one, click JOIN GROUP.

Step 4.

After you’ve joined, you can invite others to join by clicking on the INVITE MEMBERS tab (to the right of the HOME tab) or you can SHOP ONLINE for your favourite chocolates.
You can also reach out anytime with questions at 1.800.661.2378 ext. 1.







February is our Month of LOVE!





SMOOCH A POOCH or KISS A KITTY!

Each Saturday for the month of February, come on down to WAG! For a $5 donation, you can Smooch a Pooch or Kiss a Kitty and have your photo taken!

(Subject to kissable animals:)

CLICK HERE TO VIEW & DOWNLOAD YOUR PHOTOS!



EVENT:

“Baby, it’s COLD outside!” Creekbread Fundraiser!

Tuesday February 21st, 5pm to 9pm

Pizza, prizes, and silent auction!

Click HERE to see some event photos!



ASCENT WHISTLER WELLNESS STUDIO:

During the month of February Ascent Wellness, Massage Therapy, and Aromatherapy is donating $5 from every Massage and Acupuncture service to WAG’s Month of Love! The perfect Valentines gift for your loved one! 



COIN BOX CAMPAIGN:

Be a Valentine for a shelter animal! Look for one of our specially decorated donation boxes at a local business near you…



PINS AND NEEDLES TATTOO, PIERCING AND BARBER STUDIO:

For the entire month of February Pins & Needles will donate $5 from every piercing and Tattoo reg priced service! If you have been thinking of getting a tattoo or piercing, book for February! 



TUESDAY TAKEOVER ON WHISTLER FM!

On February 28th, Catherine Mazza, Assistant Manager at WAG, will take over the Whistler FM studio! Listen in while we chat about WAG and enjoy a staff selected song list.



SEA TO SKY REMOVAL

For the month of February, they will be donating a percentage of their net sales to WAG! Why book with them? They are professional, environmentally responsible, efficient, understand the construction industry inside and out and they LOVE animals. It’s a win-win – schedule a pick-up today!



WAG’s 2017 Month of Love Kissing Booth!

So many WAG supporters have stopped in at the shelter to get their photo taken kissing a kitty or smooching a pooch!

If your photo is not up yet don’t worry it will be up soon! Thank you! 





















Pet Photos with Santa 2016- Happy Howlidays!

WAG’s annual fundraiser, Pet Photos with Santa, was a great success! We had 97 dogs and 2 cats come out to get their howliday family photo and visit Santa!

Many former WAG dogs were on site to say hello too!

Thank you so much to everyone who participated, as well as our hosts, The Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa, the photographers – Coast Mountain Photography and Dooshi who supplied delicious treats while supporting Wag. 

A very special thank you to our wonderful volunteers:

Denise Wood

Jay and Erna Gray

Birte Jaschkowitz

Monica Stewart

Laura Scott

Jess McNaught

Thank you, Santa, for visiting the animals of Whistler!

For all the photos with Santa – click HERE!













Another amazing year at our 14th Annual K9 Wine and Dine Gala!

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WAG would like to recognize and express our gratitude to everyone who made our 14th annual K9 Wine & Dine fundraising gala a huge success!
We had another sold out year with over 250 people and 140 dogs attending.

Our special thanks to:

Our partner; The Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler and Regine Brucks, Justine Nichol, Naomi Pitt, Chef Bradley Cumming, Executive Sous-Chef Elliot Brass and their culinary team.

Our liquor sponsors; See Ya Later Ranch and Whistler Brewing Company.

Our K9 menu sponsors; Riverside Café and Catering and Chef Nikita Kornilov, Milestones Grill and Bar Whistler and Chef Bruce Worden, and Sugar Momma Pastries and Chef Sabrina Perfitt.

Our sponsors; Race and Company LLP Lawyers, Eagleview Veterinary Hospital, Earthsave Whistler, and McCoo’s Whistler

Our musical guest: Whistler Harp and Alison Hunter

Jeff Anderson and Dooshi, Sushi for Pets

Denise and Chad Wood

All of our generous donors who contributed to an amazing silent auction.

The photographers and videographers who donated their time and skills to the evening; Eric Poulin Photo, and Dewald Van Der Merwe.

Scotiabank for their continuing support of WAG.

And thanks to all of YOU! Our amazing guests who came out to support this incredible charity.

Total Raised: COMING SOON!


A special thank you to our dedicated volunteers who worked hard to make the evening a success:

Mallory Jensen
Tim McGuire
Suzie J
Kia Garthwaite
Sophi Pointu
Emma Baker
Lewis Robinson
Tracy McIntyre
Rohan Kehoe
Riana Brockette
Abby Majendie
Kendall Benbow
Ryan Murfitt
Kia Garthwaite
Sophi Pointu
Sam Dunbrack
Zeljka Worden
Karen Krivel
Judy Stockton
Dewald Van Der Merwe
Nikki Wilmot
Mary Browning
Dawn Minett
Megan Wastle
Nikki Caswell
Leslie Weir
Corrinne Susini
Katie Brockett
Victoria Swayze
Kirsten Reinholz
Karen Demoe
Adam Adams
Nial Morris
Kimiko Taguchi

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Click HERE for red carpet photos, doggy close ups, photo booth, and more!







See you next year!

Whistler-Minster Dog Show Recap!



To all of our amazing sponsors and supporters, thank you so much for participating in the 2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day & Show at Nicklaus North Golf Course!

What a great day.. with beautiful weather, amazing auction items, and lots of entertainment!

The final results from the event are in!  We registered 26 dogs and 67 humans and raised a total of $1800.00 for Whistler Animals Galore (WAG) through 100% of Silent Auction items, and proceeds from our ticket sales.  This is $800 more from the previous year, which is fantastic!

So a big THANK YOU again.  We couldn’t have done this event without your support

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, August 15th for the 3rd annual! (Subject to change).  





























































2nd Annual Whistler Minster Dog Day and Show



Sea to Sky Dogs!
Join us on Tuesday, August 16th for 3 hours of fun on the patio at Table Nineteen Lakeside Eatery! Sit at the table and enjoy homemade culinary treats with your owners before participating in a dog show on the putting green!

THIS Tuesday! August 16th, 2-5PM
Dog Show 2:30-4PM | Awards 4PM

Featuring our MC of the show, local comedian Jonathan Baum!
http://www.jonathanbaum.ca/

Events include:
– Best Trick
– Recall Relay
– Fastest speed through the agility course & more!

Silent Auction on the Patio with100% of proceeds to WAG (Whistler Animals Galore)! Also, special appearance by the Westin’s K9 Wine & Dine Gala!

Lots of fun dog prizes to be won!

Tickets: $25 for each human and dog; to be purchased in advance by emailing info_nicklaus@golfbc.com
Extra humans are $20 each; extra dogs are $10 each

Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors & supporters!
Whistler Animals’ Galore, Coast Mountain Veterinary Services, Whistler’s Fun For Dogs, Purebread, Whistler Dog Walkers, Shampooch, Cycle Dog, Whistler Happy Pets, The Westin Resort & Spa Whistler, Jonathan Baum, DavidsTea, Alpine Dogs, First Mate, Whistler Olympic Park

WAG’s Charity Challenge 2016!



THANK YOU!

WAG wishes to recognize and express its gratitude to everyone who braved the weather and helped make our 2nd annual WAG’s Charity Challenge fundraiser a success.

Our special thanks to:

The Resort Municipality of Whistler for providing our beautiful location at Lost Lake Park.

Our Financial Sponsors: Dooshi; Sushi for Pets, Companion Herbals, Twin Trees Veterinary Clinic and Pet Boutique, Alpine Dogs, McCoo’s Whistler, Churpi Durka,  and First Mate Pet Foods.

Prize donors: First Mate Pet Foods, Churpi Durka, The Adventure Group, Dr. Dobias Natural Healing, Whistler Bounce, Tanya De Leeuw Photography, Samuri Sushi, Loka Yoga, Katies Pet Care, Whistler Grocery Store, Nesters Market and Dooshi; Sushi for Pets.

To our dedicated volunteers: WAG would not be able to run this fundraiser without you so THANK YOU!

Birte Jaschkowitz,
Dora Patkos,
Tracy McIntyre
Francesca Cole
Erna Gray
Jay Gray
Carol Milan
Alix Pierce and
Ginny Heming

To Carneys Waste Systems for ensuring the safety our participants and volunteers by donating safety vests.

To all our participants and ‘pledgers’, thank you for supporting WAG!!

And finally a huge CONGRATULATIONS to our winners!

Most money raised: 1st place Ellie Lobb & 2nd place Denise Wood

Most pledges collected: 1st place Jeff Anderson & 2nd place Stephen Suckling

Pre-registered draw prize: Kira Kirchner

Volunteer draw prize: Ginny Heming

WAG’s Charity Challenge raised $3475.00!

Again, thank you so much to all who supported this fundraiser in one way or another. WAG would not be here without you!























































SEE YOU NEXT YEAR!



LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AWAY – REGISTER NOW AND SAVE!

Location: Passive Hause to Lost Lake

Date:  July 9th, 2016
Schedule:
Registration 9am – 9:45am
Challengers Group Photo 9:45am
Race start: 10am
Finishers: 10:30am – 11:30am
Mix and mingle, silent auction bidding, refreshments, awards: 10:30am – 12:30pm

Event:
Challenge yourself and your dog to walk or jog around Lost Lake while raising money and awareness for WAG and rescued animals!

Choose your Challenge:
1) Charity Challenge Mini 1k walk
2) Charity Challenge 3k walk
3) Charity Challenge 3k jog

Registration:
    Pre-registration: $20 or $60 for group of 4
    Day-Of Registration: $35 or $105 for group of 4

Participants will receive their official Pledge Form at time of registration.

CHECK OUT WHAT YOU COULD WIN!

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MOST MONEY RAISED:

1st place: FLY & RIDE Combo for Two with The Adventure Group! This includes:
-2 passes for Superfly Ziplines!
-2 seats on an RZR 2 hour tour!
Value: $418!
2nd place: Dr. Dobias Natural Healing: Wellness Pack for Dogs
-GreenMin, SoulFood, GutSense, Healing Solution
Value: $190!

MOST PLEDGES COLLECTED:

1st place: Doggy Gift Basket Extravaganza! Including dog bed, coat, treats, toys, swag, EZ Walk                       harness, leash and collar set, doggy decor, and more!
Value: $420!

2nd place: Whistler Bounce Indoor Trampoline Park!
-5 sessions
AND
2 X Two Hour Dog Hikes from Katie’s Pet Care!
Value: $180!

ALSO:

-First 50 participants pre-registered are entered to win a Custom Pet Photo Session from Tanya De Leeuw Photography!
-First 20 participants pre-registered get a free “Rescue is my Favorite Breed!” removable vinyl WAG sticker!
-All participants receive WAG Bandanna

Silent Auction Items: 


1) Samurai Sushi Gift Certificate ($45 Value)
2) 13 kg Bag of First Mate Dog Food – Chicken and Blueberries ($77 Value)
3) 5x pass at Loka Yoga ($75 Value)
4) Cat Lover Gift Basket ($100 Value)

REGISTER TODAY!
604-935-8364, WAG@WHISTLERWAG.COM, OR DROP BY DURING OUR OPEN HOURS.

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS!



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TWIN TREES VETERINARY CLINIC AND PET BOUTIQUE



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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

FINANCIAL SPONSORSHIP

This would be a monetary donation for the event of at least $200.

As a Financial Sponsor: Minimum $200

  • Your logo will appear on all branding and promotional materials, both printed and digital.
  • Feature on two of our Social Media sponsor segment: “Thank You Thursdays” which includes a link and your logo.
  • Published thanks before and after the event.
  • Eligible for a tax receipt.
  • Includes 3 complimentary entries (option to create company team if desired)

Our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt was out of this world!





What a fantastically fun event! The rain held off and allowed our supporters to complete their tasks, photo ops, and trivia questions…
Thank you to our amazing teams!
1) The Pooper Scoopers: Cathy, Roger, Sonia, and Debbie
2) The Tree Huggers: Kai, Hana, Sonya, Ciara, Jacqueline, and Peter
3) Fluff Bunny: Hailey and Macoy
4) The Cowgirls and the Wolf (AKA Dances with Wolves): Chloe, Jeanette, Elizabeth, and Eduardo
They won some dough to spend at Milestones, The Keg, Rimrock Cafe, Pasta Lupino, The Brewhouse, Yuk Yuk’s comedy show and more…
Thank you to everyone who participated!








































Creekbread was a huge success!



Raising Dough for Arthur was a huge success!

What an amazing night! We cannot believe the amount of support that was shown for Arthur, our senior sweetheart, this past Tuesday at Creekbread restaurant, here in Whistler.

We had so many amazing donations for our silent auction, and we cannot believe how quickly items were sold with the Buy It Now option – you had to move quickly with this crowd!

FINAL TOTAL RAISED IS COMING SOON!

Thank you so much to all our auction donors:

  • Yogacara Yoga Studios
  • Nesters Marketplace
  • Caramba! Restaurante, Whistler
  • See Ya Later Ranch Winery
  • Dobias Natural Healing
  • Meghann Rader
  • The Daily Planet
  • Nester’s Liquor Store
  • Gibbon’s Hospitality
  • Starbucks, Whistler
  • Andrew Grant
  • Tanya De Leeuw Photography
  • Happy Pets, Whistler
  • Big Sky Golf, Pemberton
  • Nicklaus North Golf Course
  • Scandinave Spa, Whistler
  • McCoo’s Whistler
  • First Mate Pet Foods

Thank you so much to our host, Creekbread Restaurant

Thank you so much to our wonderful WAG volunteers:

  • Abe Allen
  • Amy Lobb
  • Bethan Carver
  • Jessica Tsigaros
  • Nikki Wilmont

Thank you to Arthurs foster families.

  • Francesca Cole
  • Nikki and Corrine Susini

Thank you to YOU! Our amazing supporters…

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BREAKING NEWS!



Arthur has been adopted! We are so happy for this special man and his new family – we know he is going to be spoiled rotten!