Do you have room in your heart and your home to let some love in? Because, if you do, you'll be repaid ten times over. With warmth, and affection. Put a smile on their faces. They'll put one on yours! Please note, we do not adopt to the United States.


Y a-t-il une petite place dans votre cœur et dans votre demeure pour y laisser entrer de l’amour? Si oui, vous serez récompensé(e) au centuple avec chaleur, fidélité et affection. Donnez-leur une raison de sourire à la vie!


JOEY is a nice 9 pound mini ShihTzu boy, who was abandoned by his owner. Joey is 8 years old, a sweet little man who walks with a prance in his step. Loves the car, and his walkies on leash. Vaccinated and sterilized Joey loves to cuddle and is very affectionate.



Well Folks, I am 15 years young with DOUBLE THUMBS Born March 30, 2000, I do not look or act my age, and I am not ready to give up on life! I am a healthy senior grey Domestic Shorthair cat, spayed and vaccinated, whose person was taken to a nursing home, and I was all alone in the world. Gerdy has known me personally and vouches for me that I am a VERY NICE cat who
needs a retirement home for the rest of my happy life. Gerdy would be thrilled and it would make her friend in the nursing home so pleased to know Hoppy is loved again.


What a GREAT 5 year old girl I am in every sense of the word! Not only a LOVING dog with all, but VERY overweight at 116 lbs, I need exercise and the proper amount of food, not table food! I am a DELIGHTFUL BORDER COLLIE mixed with Lab, wonderful kind dog, friendly and outgoing, totally sweet nature. The Gerdy crew just love me! I have a stubby tail, it was docked
when I was a puppy. But boy do I WAG my tail happily! I am friendly, curious meeting other dogs. Spayed and vaccinated. Never been around cats. I have eyes of different colors, adorable! I was given up because the wife was ill and the grandson allergic, was headed to euthanasia otherwise when Gerdy took me over. AN IDEAL FAMILY DOG! I travel delightfully in the car, go to sleep on the back seat. A TOTAL DARLING, that's me!


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I am an AMAZING cat—highly intelligent, and tremendously interested in all you do, I love to watch you make things, and in case I might miss something I will follow you about the home!
I have to watch you cook as it is so fascinating watching you chop, mix, and create, and I LOVE to watch you do the dishes, now THAT is so fascinating, and if you don’t mind, I will even keep you company watching you splash in the water taking your bath! People are so INTERESTING. Oh yes, I am very PLAYFUL and I ADORE playing hide and seek, and I might add that I am an expert player at that! You will find me great in the car, travelling in my carrier to the vet, and the vet can handle me with ease when I am examined. Oh, and the thing I just LOVE to do is sit in a window and watch the birds play outside and the squirrels run about. I am a VERY loving cat with humans and BIG but CALM dogs, please no little dogs -- I am not wanting to share a home with other cats, and noisy kids. I have the temperament of an Artiste, and all you need is ME! My coat is gorgeous, silky white gleaming coat and glorious GREEN eyes. I am SO affectionate, you can cuddle me while you watch tv! Tested FelV/FIV negative, vaccinated, dewormed, no fleas, and spayed—I am good to go! My suitcase is packed! Born June 18, 2013, i have my claws but if my claws are kept clipped and I am provided with a scratching post I will not rake your furniture. Hard to believe now that I was found wandering the streets at 6 months old, frozen and starved, I guess that is why I long for a private home where I can bask in the sunshine of all your love! PLEASE GIVE ME A HOME?



Hi, I am a 6 year old male Family Dog, Lab/Huskey cross breed, sterilized, and vaccinated.
I LOVE being petted and I give kisses! I am curious, energetic, affectionate and welcoming when people visit. I eat hypoallergenic food and LOVE Brocolli, apples, and salad! I take a Thyroid pill once a day that I need the rest of my life, but it is inexpensive and no problem to give me.
I do not like to be crated but I do well in the house loose. My days are like nights—I eat, sleep, walk about the house without problems, I am well adjusted. But if you leave me TOO long in the house I might peepee but I am housetrained for a reasonable time of absence. I am not in regular contact with other dogs but with grooming during the year I am around other dogs and I am fine.
I am good with children, I like to lick their faces, not a mean bone in me! I have a lot to give a family who will cherish my qualities, my owner can no longer keep me, and she told me Gerdy will find me a GREAT new home. I am just the RIGHT age—and what you see is what you get! A loving boy offering you my heart for the rest of my days!


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This handsome 5 year old boy is DESPERATELY seeking a home that will take this FIV positive cat! His time is running out to be placed soon! VERY INTELLIGENT, and he LOVES to be brushed. He spent all his life outside as a stray, but a quiet INDOOR life is what he needs now. Reserved and scared when he first meets someone new, but soon his affectionate nature shines through, then he is rolling on his back and giving head butts. HE HAS EXTRA THUMBS, and uses them well to chase his toy mouse. He gets vocal when hungry too! He is NEUTERED & VACCINATED and ready to start a new life in a quiet home. He is a Domestic Longhair, just LOOK at that FACE!



I was born in October, 2006, I am about 8 ½ years old, a fine neutered tri-colour Basset Hound gentleman dog, I get along well with other dogs as most Bassets do. Hey I do well with cats, folks! I am a VERY gentle dog. No known allergies, I am fully house trained but if in a home where other male dogs live, I tend to mark my territiory, so better in a home with a female, spayed. But I get along with other dogs. Not a barker. I tend to run & hide when things are dropped on the floor with a clatter. At my age, older children please, preferably 12+ and not noisy. Vaccinated. An excellent dog, whoever gets me will be so fortunate!! I love walks on leash and spending time with my family, included in all at home activities as we Bassets are very social and love to be around our family, whether watching tv or helping you by sleeping beside you in your home office

  Kate - adoption pending  

I am a STUNNING long-haired purebred German Shepherd!

I had one owner for almost 6 years who trained me beautifully with hand commands and a whistle. I am quiet, patient, smart as a whip and I would do well with someone who will appreciate my smarts, who knows Shepherds and will continue to keep me interested and stimulated. I have lived with a baby now 1 year old and I am nice with other dogs. I LOVE car rides, am treat motivated--an elegant lady who is sterilized and vaccinated.


I am a senior Golden Retriever 9 years old female, spayed and vaccinated. I hit a rough patch in my life when my elderly human passed away in the house
and finally the police arrived and took him away. No one gave ME a second look. No one saw the huge abcess on my side or the condition I was in physically because my human had not been able to care for me properly. I was DREADFULLY overweight too, not the pretty girl you see here in the photo. I was a MESS! Oh, did I say that the police removed me from the house and tied me up in my yard when they left? I was there for a few days before someone noticed me tied up there on a tether. I was not a well girl. Gerdy
took me over and it took a LONG time for my abcess to get better after surgery, because I kept opening it up even with a head cone. With one thing and another it has taken me a long time and even now I need a VERY special new human in my life. I choose my dog friends! I have not had an easy life and much socialization, basically I have relied on myself all those sad years my person could not look after me properly. I will need no other pets in my new home, no kids. I am a rather independAnt dog used to doing things
my way. Because I need help restructuring my life socially. I need someone who will work patiently with me, leaving me to myself when I want to be, and
understanding I am a work in progress. I am rather opinionated. If you are a confident and patient person interested in helping me socially, please contact Gerdy. I am spayed, vaccinated, heartworm negative.

  Hunter - adoption pending  

I am a red and white male Brittany Spaniel, and I was born November 27, 2013. I am neutered, vaccinated. I am a WONDERFUL natured boy, not the least snappy or mean. I am an all round NICE boy who wouldn’t hurt a flea (if I had one!) Active, as young Brittanys are, I am full of desire to explore so I MUST be kept on leash outdoors! I am highly intelligent, and good in the car, I LOVE rides! I am pretty good in the house behaviour-wise but I am a counter surfer so keep your kitchen counter free of tasty temptations I might be interested in. I am nervous of being put in a crate but in my home they said I did not misbehave when they were gone. However, Gerdy suggests you set up a crate for me, door open and a bath towel over the top, so I learn it is my safe dog cave to retreat to, and you can close the door when you go out, after I learn to accept it. I am VERY affectionate, and take treats gently. I have a super-sweet face you will not be able to resist! Previous Brittany Spaniel familiar home desired as ideal for me! I need lots of exercise! Are YOU the family for me?


I am an adorable wee YORKSHIRE TERRIER and I am 8 years old, I was born on May 31, 2007. I am a grey and beige male, neutered and vaccinated. I am a very affectionate boy and I give kisses. My owner gave me up because of travelling a lot and didn't have time for me, but wanted me to have more of a life. I am an adorable boy, sweet natured, and ready to be loved again!


I am a Lab Mix male, about 20 months old, fully trained and good, loving, and smart my previous owner said. I am neutered and up to date on vaccines. My owner could not keep me as he travels on business too much and wants me to have a good life with regular attention from my family. He said this about me: That I am very caring and friendly with kids and adults. That I like to play a lot. Shy with other dogs who get close to me, I sniff and move on but if the other dog growls, I will growl but not fight back. I am not fond of water so forget me wanting to go swimming with you! I am friendly with strangers, shy at the beginning but I come around. No food possession problems, I love to give kisses. I am not familiar with cats, I never had one. I am used to being crated when you are at work, and do not soil my crate, I will wait for you to come home and take me out. And that I never hurt anyone or any other dogs. I am rather a large boy and VERY handsome and SWEET! Some people collect fancy cars but only YOU will have THIS Bentley all to yourself!


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I am a sweet 7 month old AMERICAN STAFFORDSHIRE TERRIER a very dear Pitbull boy, neutered and vaccinated. I am very energetic and playful but my best feature is that I am SUPER AFFECTIONATE! I give LOTS of kisses! I have lived with an older dog just fine and a cat. I chase her to play but she is old and will have none of my desire to play with her! I am a wonderful boy. I am looking for a loving Pitbull experienced home where I will be treasured as a family member. Having any puppy in a home is like having a new baby, so if you are busy with young kids, you have enough to keep you busy. Also being in a crate all day while you work is not fun for a pup, I need to go out more frequently than a mature dog. I would likely love a puppy training class and lots of walks as I am very sociable. This handsome boy (ME) is waiting not too patiently for my match made in Heaven!

  Bertha - adoption pending  

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This is Bertha, as she was the biggest of the litter! She is about 25 pounds and could get to 35-40 pounds at maturity. She is a calm, happy, sweet dog who likes to do her own thing and is not very demanding. She loves to bury herself under the covers and likes to go on walks and play, but is perfectly content roaming around the back yard or napping. She loves people and is a bit hesitant with other dogs but we are working on socializing her and she will need some more training (she pulls a bit on walks and barks in the yard). She will only weigh a max of 40 lbs and has a stocky, short stature. She is vaccinated, crate trained and paper trained - not fully housebroken (we are working on that too).

  Buddy - adoption pending  

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This is Buddy. He's almost 6 months old and he is a special little guy. He is only going to weigh about 20 lbs and is quite small as the runt, presently 12 pounds, but super smart and obedient. He is crate trained and vaccinated. He's a little shy because of his size but once he gets to know you he is cuddly and sweet. I would not suggest small children as they tend to want to pick him up and he gets a bit nervous. He is not completely house broken but he is paper trained and asks for the door. He is pretty low maintenance and calm. He barks a bit but we have been working on that and he needs to be more socialized with other dogs. We have also been working on that.The ideal family would be either a single person or a couple or even a family with teenagers who can spend some time with him as he is a perfect gentleman companion.


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Meet Daisy, a 5 year old, 44 lb Pit Bull. Found as a stray, Daisy is a high energy dog and combined with her intelligence would be a wonderful candidate for agility training. She walks perfectly on a leash and loves to play tug-o-war, so a nice backyard to play and run in would suit Daisy. She is extremely motivated and will do just about anything for a valued treat. No young children (18 plus), as Daisy doesn’t know her size and strength. She is a great dog who would make an excellent companion for an experienced family who love to exercise. Only pet.
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Obi is a 5 1/2 year old ShiTzu who is all the good things one would want from a dog, playful, affectionate, smart and friendly.
But he has a few quirks--- he likes things on his terms, is sensitive to too much manipulation, and doesn’t like any aggressive reprimanding.
He loves all the dogs here at the Annexe and would do well with another dog who likes to roughhouse. Obi’s next home should be with experienced adults who will be patient and let him come around at his pace. He ’s a real charmer but has guidelines that must be adhered to. No kids.
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Sly, a 12 year old Pomeranian, belonged to a senior who could no longer care for him. This boy has only known one owner since he was a puppy and now is hunting for a compassionate person who will consider giving him a retirement home. Curious, smart and sweet Sly loves his human and doggie friends alike. He is in heaven when he gets his ears and head massaged but does not like to be picked up. He loves his walks but only needs moderate exercise and is just as happy watching television on the sofa. Please consider this distinguished gentleman as your next pet.
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At 55 pounds, Millie could do with another few pounds, but she is a beautiful and tender girl, a female LAB mix, very friendly, an ideal family dog. Sterilized and vaccinated, Millie loves to be paid attention to and you gotta LOVE that face!

  Koko-Mo - adoption pending  

What a sweet pup! Here is our 4 month old baby, he was 26 pounds at the vets last visit. Sweet as can be, well socialized, playful and not shy at all! A mix of LAB/BOXER. Will be neutered and vaccinated, dewormed under Gerdy's Rescues. He needs someone home all day at this age, a working day is too long to leave him unattended in a crate. This is a handsome boy and a big heart to match! Kind eyes, a DARLING BOY!


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My loving human companion needs to find me a new forever home as soon as possible. I am a 6 ½ year old Black German Shepherd mix girl who is sociable with dogs, children, and people—but NO CATS please! I am of medium energy, and I have a bit of separation anxiety but am fine after a few days in the new environment with the right person knowing how to correct the behaviour, and I can be crated. I am HOUSETRAINED and CLEAN in the house! Since I had a skin allergy, I was put on hypo-allergenic food and omega 3 capsules, I have been fine. I do require weekly ear cleaning by you, but that is nothing, right? I am so full of love and affection, I just want to be loved back, please! I am very affectionate. Right now I am in doggy day care/pension with a retired lady who keeps me in her house along with other regulars. I get taken for long walks and play ball and Frisbee with the other dogs, and LOVE attention! I may even be good as a second dog in your home! I am sterilized and vaccinated.I have been to obedience school and well trained but could use reminder lessons! I walk well on a leash, my person says I need someone with some dog experience and can maintain discipline with a shepherd, therefore shepherd experience a real plus. I have never bitten anything, I play well with other dogs. I LOVE Frisbee and ball—BUT I don’t bring them back!



A tricolor BEAGLE , this boy was born April 15, 2009—5 years old.  Schnitz was abandoned by his family, and is a dear boy.  He is vaccinated and is heartworm tested negative.

Schnitz travels VERY WELL in the car, he feels so secure travelling safely in a crate in the car that he goes to sleep in no time! A very good natured, confident dog! He needs some work on leash obedience training.

Also for a Beagle, a securely FENCED IN YARD is mandatory, as if loose they follow their nose for miles. Schnitz is a  great size for teens in the family. He is a smiling dog, very sociable, kind eyes. He is in good health and his age is young for a long lived breed.

He is not a big barker. A truly loving companion who deserves a home to call his own!

  Lady & Max (bonded pair)  



These 2 beauties are such NICE dogs, still enjoying the pleasures of being alive! They MUST find a home willing to take in this BONDED pair, mother and son. They have always lived together, it would be cruel to separate them now! They need a retirement home where they can love YOU together, BE together playing or walking on leash, and curl up TOGETHER to sleep. They are GOOD dogs and so delicious to look at! Both dogs are healthy, get along with other dogs, even strange dogs after being introduced and getting over the excitement of meeting new dogs with their people. Vaccines are up to date, no problems like food or possession guarding, these are FAMILY DOGS ok
with kids too, though older kids who would not roughhouse would be better! A retired couple would be ideal, who are still active. They respond to SIT, HERE, DOWN, FETCH BALL! Just a couple of seniors looking for a retirement home where they will feel wanted again and useful to their people. LADY (upper photo) is 11 years young, the Mother, she is black lab mostly; her SON MAX (lower photo) is 9 years young and is a Black Lab/Shepherd mix. They came to Gerdy's after the man who loved them, passed away. PLEASE, there HAS to be Earth Angels out there to give this pair a spot of Heaven on Earth for their remaining years!


  Rust - adoption pending  

Found as a stray on the street, Rust is a very sweet natured and super affectionate male domestic semi- longhair tabby cat. Vet estimated date of birth April 26, 2014. Rust has been neutered, tested negative for FIV/FelV, dewormed and vaccinated. A beautiful boy!


MINNIE is about a year old, a young mother, likely Roly (below) is her only surviving kitten. They were outside together, abandoned, in the cold. Roly was about 3 weeks old at the time, when taken in by a kind woman who called Gerdy. Minnie was vaccinated and sterilized by Gerdy’s. But Minnie is tired of the stress of keeping a kitten alive in the cold so has sworn off even being around other cats! Minnie is a Domestic Shorthair, and is looking for a quiet home where she can just relax for a change! She is an affectionate cat.


What a sweetie-pie of a little lady! Gentle and kind, Carrie is a LAB MIX, about 45 pounds, a real mutt--loving as can be, and a sensitive soul. If you are looking for a dear companion, Carrie is for you. She had been turned in by her owners along with PETEY to a gassing pound because they could no longer care for the dogs. Great with other gentle dogs and ok with cats.

Carrie was diagnosed HEARTWORM POSITIVE (Lyme negative)) She will have the first of 3 treatments on Feb 9/15, which will be covered by Gerdy's Rescues.
She'd love a home of her own during her treatments. She is estimated to be 1-2 years old, and is spayed and vaccinated.

Carrie LOVES gentle affection, and just BEING with you will bring her great joy.

NOTE:While undergoing treatment for HEARTWORM, it is essential that this dog not be exercised more than just a short walk on leash, no running. To be as CALM as possible. Should be the ONLY animal in the house for the duration of the treatment, no running loose in the fenced back yard, or undue overexcitement or playing with another dog or running with kids. This is VITAL, to be kept quiet in a calm home during the treatment process.

  Poppy2 - adoption pending  


Poppy is a male Yorkie, a little guy needing a Retirement Home of his own. He is 10 years old, neutered and vaccinated. He has no aggression at all.
Poppy is easy to bathe and to clip his nails. He is not a barker unless he wants his food or hears something outside.


Here I am as a sad case, brought to Gerdy’s care as a stray cat with frozen feet. This is what happens to a stray in winter weather with no warm home to go to.
I am about 4 years old, estimated birth date December 2010 and I weighed 10 ½ pounds when I was brought in. I am a Domestic Shorthair male. To add to my troubles, I was found to be FIV positive. I can still comfortably live in a home with another FIV cat, I am doing good, it was just my feet being frozen that bothered me. Now my bandages are all off and I am much happier, neutered too! I am a NICE cat!

Do you have a warm heart I can warm my cold feet with in future, safe and loved?


This female silver Toy Poodle mix is mini size-- only 6 pounds-- and about 3 years old, born February 19, 2012. She is sterilized and vaccinated, all done up to date. Because of her size, NO other pets, NO small children, and ONLY a kind and patient adult family, preferably someone already familiar with the fears of a very small dog. She had been abandoned by her owner, so this dear little girl is very nervous, She needs to be babied with all that has happened to her, she is NOT a social butterfly! Becomes a bundle of aggressive Little Dog Syndrome if on leash around bigger dogs, in ready defence of her person. Would snap at a stranger trying to pet her, again fear because of her size. She does not bark but sometimes has a high pitched howl, somewhat like a doggie opera singer, instead! NO apartment or condo for Sadie! She is pee pad trained but will go outside but can never be out alone, she is fearful of the big bad world out there. She needs a protector type who will understand her doggy fears and will shelter her from them. She has had a hard time in her short life and needs reassurance.
Have YOU what Sadie needs to give her confidence in humans again?


That's what Gerdy's named me.  Someone dumped me on the south shore, and I was seen wandering for at least 2 week outdoors.  A kind woman tried to help me, but I was too wary to go to her and frightened. Finally I was at a pound, I was skinny and weak from this ordeal outdoors, I would have been euthanized as I was not in good shape at all when Gerdy called them, but I was released to the care of Gerdy's.  

The vet thinks I am 5-6 years old. I have a very bad ear infection being treated at present as well as a skin problem also being treated BUT I am otherwise in good health.  I will be neutered as soon as Gerdy can get it done when I am ready, also my vaccines.

I am heartworm tested negative.  I am on the small size for a GSD, they think I might have been a runt, but who knows?  I am 70 pounds and underweight. But I am SO good natured even though I don't understand what happened to me.  

I am now with people I trust and my broken heart is healing nicely. I am MUCH better looking than when I was helplessly wandering, getting good food and the best of care.  Thank you Gerdy donors. This is where your donations are going, right where NEEDED the most!


Checkers, now about 3 years old, was fed as a stray kitten outside by Gerdy’s Aunt. Eventually, he was caught, neutered, vaccinated, dewormed, and defleaed, so he could have a chance at life as an indoor cat. 

Checkers would do really well in an adult home where he could just be allowed to be himself, study his situation, and build trust—each has great potential, and just needs a chance! 

It would help if he was the only pet in the house, but Checkers does get along with other cats.  In his foster home, Checkers is learning that life inside is much better than in the streets! 

Checkers is just glad to be taken indoors out of the cold so just a bit of PATIENCE on your part will make all the difference!


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I am a black and white adorable male, neutered cat, 1-1 1/2 years old. I had all of my shots and a clean bill of health. I was abandoned recently and suffered a great deal. When you first see me I am a little afraid but within a short space of time I will allow you to stroke me if you are gentle. I am looking for a loving couple that will give me the nurturing and love that I have not had in a long time. I sleep in my bed or yours and love to play.
You will adore me at first sight, and all I look for is a couple or a family to be a part of again. I need a family to love! An affectionate human hand to make me belong once more. I will never let you down!

  Calico and Blackie  

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These 2 kittens are 5 months old and LOVE to play together, so much so it would be a shame to split them up!

They are going to be sterilized April 19, 2014.  Calico is a girl, Blackie is a boy and they're brother and sister. 

They are both  longhaired domestic kittens.   Vaccinated.  Affectionate & adorable, well socialized, and nicely playful.


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Maya is a long-haired tabby who was rescued from the streets as a young cat. She has lived with the same owner for four years, and now, sadly, must be given up since her owner is moving into a seniors' residence.

Maya is sterilized, and all her shots are up to date. She is affectionate and companionable, but a little nervous around children and other animals. She is about six years old, and would do best in a quiet, stable household.

She loves to be petted and brushed, and is very vocal! Can you find a place in your heart and home for Maya?