/News

Farley Foundation fundraising helps save life of Stratford woman’s guide dog

Photo: Galen Simmons/The Beacon Herald Had it not been for the money collected through the Farley Foundation’s annual Fundraise for Farley Month, a Stratford woman could have lost her guide dog, Thor. When Thor fell ill after eating dinner one evening last November, Michelle Stolz — who has been blind since type 1 [...]

By | 2018-10-04T14:15:28+00:00 October 4th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Farley Foundation kicks off fundraising campaign to help pets in need of veterinary care

MILTON, Ont., Sept. 25, 2017 – Michelle Stolz and her dog, Thor, do everything together. Even when Michelle uses the treadmill at the gym, Thor walks right beside her. A loyal guide dog, Thor gives Michelle independence, and he loves his job. When Thor fell ill one evening after eating dinner, Michelle was worried. But after [...]

By | 2018-10-04T14:13:40+00:00 September 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Charity golf tournament raises $25,000 for the Farley Foundation

It was a beautiful, sunny day for the annual OVMA/Farley Foundation charity golf tournament in August, with the event raising $25,000 for the Farley Foundation. More than 120 golfers took part in the tournament, which was held at Victoria East Golf Club in Guelph, Ont. Participants enjoyed a fun round of golf, a delicious dinner, [...]

By | 2018-09-27T13:02:27+00:00 September 18th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Kitchener veterinarians win Friend of Farley Award

(l-r) Dr. Ellie Cowper, Farley Foundation President Dr. Dale Scott, and Dr. Deanne Croft. Two Kitchener veterinarians have been recognized with the 2018 Dr. Jim Hysen Friend of Farley Award. Drs. Deanne Croft and Ellie Cowper of Chicopee Hills Animal Hospital received the award at a reception in January for their ongoing support [...]

By | 2018-02-02T19:40:06+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|News|0 Comments

2017 Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month raises over $253,000

A charity dog walk by Taunton Road Animal Hospital for Fundraise for Farley Month. In October 2017, more than 360 veterinary clinics participated in the Farley Foundation’s largest annual fundraising campaign, raising more than $253,000 to help low-income pet owners in Ontario. Congratulations to the top fundraisers: Taunton Road Animal Hospital ($12,100), Oakpark [...]

By | 2018-01-31T16:55:52+00:00 January 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

2017 Summit Veterinary Pharmacy Ride for Farley raises over $50,000

In September, on one of the hottest days of the summer, 46 cyclists rode up to 160 km to raise funds and awareness for the Farley Foundation. Donations are still being accepted, but so far, this year’s Summit Veterinary Pharmacy Ride for Farley has raised more than $50,000. Thank you to Summit Veterinary Pharmacy for [...]

By | 2017-11-20T19:12:53+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month helps sick and injured pets

Dog ambassador Spud wears his Farley bandanna to show his support of Bravecto Fundraise for Farley Month. MILTON, ON, Sept. 23, 2017 –When Honey, a seven-year-old golden retriever was adopted, her new family knew she hadn’t been properly cared for. But when they took the rescue dog to their veterinarian for a check-up, they [...]

By | 2018-08-13T16:42:03+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Golf tournament raises $28,000 for the Farley Foundation

Golfers snuggle Zed, the Victoria Park East Golf Club dog. Despite an overcast and chilly day, the annual OVMA/Farley Foundation Golf Tournament in August raised $28,000 for the Farley Foundation - more than double the amount raised last year. The tournament brings together veterinary professionals and industry partners for a day of [...]

By | 2017-10-26T15:57:47+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Farley Foundation reaches milestone by helping 8,000th pet

MILTON, ON, June 5, 2017 – The Farley Foundation, a charity helping low-income pet owners in Ontario, has reached a milestone by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for its 8,000th pet. Established in 2001 by the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association, the foundation assists Ontario pet owners in financial need — including seniors, disabled individuals, [...]

By | 2018-10-04T14:14:42+00:00 September 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments