In Memoriam

In Memory

In Memory of Maverick (2003 – 2016)

Maverick, my Heart Dog, was my one constant through all my ‘adult’ changes in life – jobs, apartments, relationships, etc.  He was my outlet for laughs, fun, entertainment, and unconditional love.  To top it off, he was as cute as a real life teddy bear. I would often look at him with awe that he was real and all mine.

It wasn’t just me that loved Maverick. He was the type of dog that people remembered and fawned over because his personality and temperament were so extraordinary. Shelties are characteristically shy and timid but Maverick was far from it. He would whimper until I allowed him to greet every dog on the street, and he would say hello to all people without any qualms.

There was “something about Maverick”, people would say, which is a grand understatement. He will always be remembered and loved.
In Maverick’s memory and to help others have the opportunity to showcase their Heart Dog love story, I created a website called – here you can read more details about Maverick, read other tributes, and contribute your own.

In Memoriam of Belle (2002 – 2016)

She loved the outdoors and loved to be outside whenever she could, chasing rabbits and squirrels when she could. She had a job that she picked herself – bringing in the paper every day. Belle was a fighter and had to face many medical adversities in her lifetime from chronic allergies to crucial repairs on both hind legs. She loved her Mom and family very much and would do anything for them.



Prince Buddy Bubbles Couture (Feb 13, 2005 – March 5, 2017)

Buddy made friends everywhere and loved food, whether it was pacing the kitchen upon detecting meatballs or stalking the carving of the turkey.

Bud joined many vacations. The last in January to see Maddy at Western, where he was briefly a puppy again. Bud liked sleeping by the fireplace and on any lap. He did a lot of it. Sleep well Bud.

Thanks to everyone who spoiled Buddy and to Dr.B and team for treating him (and us) so well. Thank you Buddy for being a boundless source of joy that can’t die.



Location & Hours

Monday: 8:00am – 7:30pm
Tuesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Emergency Information

For all After Hour Emergencies,
Please contact Burlington Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital
at (905) 637-8111.


Grimsby Square Plaza
42 St. Andrews Ave, Unit 4
Grimsby, ON L3M 3S2

Phone: 905-309-9600

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