Thank You Supporters!

A huge DREAM thank-you to those who donated towards DREAM in the City: Manitoba Canine Expo. Thanks for making our dreams come true!


360 Hair and Nails
A Little Pizza Haven
Bayshore Gifts in Glass
Boston Pizza
Chic Nails
CPS Canada
Deb Ma
Enns Brothers
Fiona Honig
Four Points Sheraton South
Fox n Fiddle
genAg Inc.
Golf Dome
Hair by Amy
Happy Tails Pet Photography
Henderson Group Vet Clinics
Judy Lindsay Team
Kane Biotech
Katie, Andre and Brynn Steppler
Kilcona, Maple Grove & Little Mountain Dog Parks
Kristy Greening
Kurt Chekosky and Jill Hollosi
Lindsay Bonk Photography
Moxie’s Restaurant and Bar
Patricial Bal
Pawstruck Pet Nutrition
Pita Pit
Pizza Den
Planet Pup
Rudy’s Eat and Drink
Sandy Leishman
SMACK Pet Foods
Soup Bee
Sprockett’s Doggy Day Camp
The Noble Hound
Victoria and Nick Ross
Waldenway Kennel
WD Industrial
Winnipeg Pet Sitting


DREAM in the City: Dr. Bhupinder Singh, Henderson Group Vet Clinics

Dr. Bhupinder (Tony) Singh of Henderson Group Vet Clinics will be joining DREAM in the City both as a vendor and as a keynote speaker. Dr. Singh will be taking questions from the audience to make the most of your time! Are you curious why your pet requires heartworm prevention every year? Or what tick borne diseases your pet might be susceptible to? Bring your questions on Saturday for a free opportunity for vetting advice!

Since April 2000, Dr. Singh has worked mostly out of Henderson Animal Hospital. He is a part of six veterinary clinics called “Henderson Group” who offer top of the line veterinary services to pet owners across Winnipeg. Henderson, Alpine, Sage Creek, Southglen, Fort Garry and Stonewall Animal Hospitals provide professional and loving health care to all their clients. With six clinics across Winnipeg and one in Stonewall MB, Henderson Group has a clinic you can trust and count on.

ImageDr. Singh grew up on a farm in a village in Northern India, where he was exposed to a variety of animals such as cows, buffaloes, sheep goats, dogs, cats and more. He worked for three years in a mixed animal practice doing preventative and therapeutic medicine.

Dr. Singh’s love for animals also includes his 13 year old cat, Annie. Outside veterinary medicine, he enjoys traveling, meeting people around the globe and is keen on religious studies.

We are thrilled to offer this Q&A session with Dr. Tony SIngh. What a great opportunity to ask your pet’s health care questions and learn more about the importance of basic pet care!

Visit DREAM in the City: Manitoba Canine Expo on Saturday, June 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm, located at Four Points Sheraton South (2935 Pembina Hwy), where Dr. Singh will be among five keynote speakers, including Neil Sedlacek and Asmara Polcyn! More information at

Dream in the City: Asmara Polcyn, The Winnipeg Woof Pack

Asmara Polcyn of The Winnipeg Wolf Pack will be presenting at DREAM’s Manitoba Canine Expo on setting up your foster dog for success at adoption events. We all know how important the first impression can be; Asmara will demonstrate how you can help your foster dog shine.


Asmara is a student at the Jean Donaldson Academy of Dog Trainers, traveling internationally to keep up with the latest in positive dog training and animal learning. Asmara also teaches a drop-in Dog Cognition class for all dogs at Ruffhouse Boarding Kennels. Her true joy: Dog Language!

Asmara owns four of her own dogs: Becca, Gallahan, Cody and Tia, and fosters occasionally for local rescues and shelters. Four years back, she dog sat a couple of Schutzhund trained dogs, and since then, positive dog training and dog language has been her passion.

Follow The Winnipeg Woof Pack on Facebook for regular positive dog training tips/videos and great dog-related news! Also check out Asmara’s YouTube Channel for great videos.

Visit DREAM in the City: Manitoba Canine Expo on Saturday, June 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm, located at Four Points Sheraton South (2935 Pembina Hwy), where Asmara will be among four keynote speakers! More information at

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Dream Dog Friday: Mabel’s puppies

In Manitoba there are many dog rescue groups that help save the lives of many dogs. Mabel’s puppies are very lucky that Manitoba Underdogs Rescue took their mom, heartworm positive, underweight and pregnant, into care.

On March 20 Mabel naturally gave birth to Noah before having a c-section to remove her other nine pups, including two stillborns. After giving birth, Mabel was only 35 lbs, though she should have been about 50 lbs.

Mabel’s pups Archer, Winston, Dennis, Albert, Harold, Henry, Noah and Beauregard were given to a surrogate mother, a dog named Ruby whose litter had recently been adopted out.

Erin Dyck (D.R.E.A.M.’s Director of Finance and Administration) looked after the group. She said Ruby couldn’t feed the boys long because she soon stopped producing milk.  The puppies had to be bottle fed every two hours, even through the night.

When Archer was 10 days old, Erin noticed he was lethargic early in the day. By the afternoon the poor guy could hardly breath. The vet determined he had pneumonia and he was euthanized.

A few days later Winston was taken to the vet for antibiotics. He spent a week in bed under the covers to keep warm and needed to have fluids injected under his skin. Thankfully, he recovered.

The seven puppies are now healthy, thriving, and dreaming of their furever homes… Maybe you can help them get there?

It’s a DREAM Come True

A warm, waggling welcome from The DREAM Team!

We are absolutely thrilled to be launching Dog Rescue, Education & Advocacy of Manitoba. A bit about us: with a focus on education and awareness, our goal is to help control the dog population in Manitoba by providing tools and resources necessary to practice proper pet guardianship. Our vision is to support, education and advocate change within Manitoba to help alleviate the overpopulation of dogs and treat them wtih value and respect. Because every dog deserves to live the DREAM. 

What we’re DREAMing of …

“Seeing the rescue community strong, cooperative and dedicated to beating animal overpopulation together.” – Deanne P, Executive Director

“To instil in Manitoban pet owners the same love, care and dedication for their dogs as I feel towards mine.” – Trista L, Assistant Executive Director

“Erasing the suffering of dogs through education, population reduction, and rescue, so that every single dog in Manitoba can live the DREAM!” – Erin D, Finance & Administration Director

“Educating the general population on the importance of spay and neuter. Also, to ensure when a dog is brought home, it’s a forever dog.” – Jill H, Marketing & Communications Director 

“To create a positive movement in Manitoba where we focus on controlling the dog population through education, proper pet guardianship and most importantly teamwork. I dream of change!” – Stacey M, Productions Director

“Educating children about issues facing dogs in Manitoba, and to foster a love and respect for the dogs at an early age. I’d love to show Manitoba what a positive impact dogs can have on a child’s learning!” – Victoria R, Community Outreach Director

“Collaborating with rescues and organizations to address the dog overpopulation issue in Manitoba. As a united group we can educate the public to eliminate the unnecessary suffering and abuse our province’s dogs face.” – Desiree M, Fix It Manitoba! Program Manager

“Ending the need for shelters and rescues in our communities.” – Robin S, Public Donations Manager

“To positively impact the existing dog population in Manitoba by addressing the root issues behind overpopulation and providing the education needed to make a change. I hope to help all dogs currently living without a home to find their forever families.” – Chelsea T, Corporate Relations Manager

“Educating people about issues related to dogs so well that all dogs in Manitoba have safe, loving homes and dog rescue and education groups like DREAM are no longer needed.” – Meg C, Creative Manager

“Working to fix the root problems that exist in the dog population in Manitoba through education, partnerships, community involvement, and fun.” – Kailey B, Communications Manager

So stick around and be a part of our dream! We have lots of exciting and fun initiatives to come!

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