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Good news, We won!
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Good news, We won!

Mahnaz Mashouf is one of the hard-working volunteers of “Friends of Vafa in Canada” who has been working with our team for over 7 years now. Mahnaz works for DHL, and this year she participated in a company-wide competition that involves charities. She introduced Friends of Vafa’s Surgical Caps Campaign, a campaign focused on makes surgical...

February 3, 2021February 3, 2021In News
Welcome home Dug, Spirit & Bandit!
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Welcome home Dug, Spirit & Bandit!

On Jan 6th, our team welcomed 3 rescued dogs at Pearson airport arriving from Iran. “Dug” a rescued dog from Vafa Animal Shelter, was finally greeted by his new loving family after months of waiting. Dug is about 2 years old, and this handsome boy surprised us all with his good manners. The other 2...

January 23, 2021January 24, 2021In News
Happy New Year 2021!
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Happy New Year 2021!

The two of us, along with the rest of our playmates at Vafa, wish you all a happy New Year.  Another year may have gone by, but the generosity of your hearts has been proven once again.  You have proven that despite all challenges, you continue to love and support us. Thank you and happy...

January 10, 2021January 10, 2021In News
A special week for environmentalists
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A special week for environmentalists

The first week of October has a special meaning to environmentalists. The first day of this month is World Vegetarian Day. The good news is that in the past few years, the number of vegetarians has been on the rise.  This is due to an increased awareness surrounding the harm of eating meat for the...

October 1, 2020October 1, 2020In News
Travelers Needed
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Travelers Needed

These are only a few of Vafa’s dogs that are waiting to join their new family abroad. If you are travelling from Iran to Canada or know someone that will be travelling soon with Turkish airlines or Qatar airlines, please let us know as we are looking for travelers to accompany these sweet fur balls...

September 6, 2020September 6, 2020In News
Caramel & Rocky’s journey to Canada
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Caramel & Rocky’s journey to Canada

Friday, June 12th, 2020 was a big day among Vafa’s friends and supporters as Caramel and Rocky arrived in Canada. Now it’s good to learn a little bit about their journey: Caramel’s story according to her rescuer, Diana:  Caramel was a small terrier that I randomly met on a trip to the north of Iran....

August 11, 2020August 11, 2020In News
Sew for Rescue
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Sew for Rescue

“Friends of Vafa in Canada” is an animal lover registered group who supports “Vafa Animal Shelter” from the other side of the World. They have proven again and again that kindness has no limits! With the new situation in the world and efforts to fights COVID-19, many of groups’s planned activities have now been cancelled...

June 7, 2020June 8, 2020In News
New Year 2020
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New Year 2020

In this upcoming new year, let us join together in wishing for world peace. To make this wish come true, we need to first gain peaceful coexistence with animals who live on earth. Through compassion shown to animals, humans can ultimately achieve empathy with each other. Traditionally at the beginning of every year, people set a...

December 30, 2019May 15, 2020In News
Alp
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Alp

 Adopted, in Ontario, Canada- December 2019 Alp was full of feelings and love. If someone touched his head he would give out a howling noise to show his gratitude and his craving for more attention. The question was who would want him with that defected skull?  Gradually Alp realized that nobody wanted him. On Fridays,...

December 18, 2019May 9, 2020In News
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