A Little About Us

Pet Calendar

Our 2015 calendar is available now -CLICK HERE - for a list of outlets. Each calendar has a chance to win one of two $500 cash prizes. 

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We have a beautiful, spotless facility with full time staff, full of amazing animals ready to go to their forever homes. Please have a look!

In The News

Mar 10, 2015
By BideAwhile
The Bluenose Marathon weekend is from May 15-17,... Read More
Feb 04, 2015
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At the very heart of Bide Awhile is the respect we have for our animal friends, and the value we put on our relationships with them. We believe that both human and animal lives are enhanced when they come together and because of this, we work hard to place animals in loving home environments.


Our mission:

  • Rescuing and caring for unwanted and abandoned animals.
  • Placing all our animals in suitable and caring homes.
  • Providing an environment free from the threat of unwarranted euthanasia.
  • Cultivating awareness, respect and appreciation for the animals whose world we share.
  • Vigorously promoting spaying and neutering.
  • Managing all our resources and contributions in a responsible manner       Read more


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