Saving Man’s Best Friend

Sharron Purdy cuddles one of the many puppies she has rescued. Photo by Don MacTavish.

A Bracebridge family gives northern dogs loving homes

By Tamara de la Vega

Retirement didn’t keep Sharron Purdy and her husband Paul still for very long. After retirement, Sharron became involved with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and started volunteering for the organization when she met Toby, a mixed-breed dog that would undoubtedly change the Purdys’ lives.

They were asked to give Toby a temporary home until a foster family could be found…

More about the rescued puppies

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