SALT Rescue began in November 2017 in London, Ontario and strives to make a difference in the lives of animals not only in London, but in the surrounding areas. It is essential that we participate to find solutions to the ever-growing problem of pet overpopulation. Many of our volunteers have been involved with animal welfare groups for over 20 years and recognize the consistent problem of homeless, feral, and unsocialized domestic animals. SALT Rescue became a designated charity in January 2018, and all donations are tax deductible.
Our story is like that of many other rescues, the need for more organizations to assist in spaying/neutering pets to reduce overpopulation of homeless animals. We take in animals with immediate medical needs and provide high quality veterinarian care and nutrition. We then ensure they are adopted into loving and enriching forever homes.
SALT Rescue is committed to assisting with reducing pet overpopulation by spaying/neutering and adopting cats and dogs in need. We educate the public regarding the importance of ensuring their pets are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, and microchipped by networking at public forums and schools. SALT is committed to making a difference in the life of each animal that crosses our path.
Meet the Team
Bonnie Smith, Founder & Chair
I have been invested with animal rescue for most of my life. Every day I have learned to approach each problem with a solution. What an amazing journey I have had meeting extraordinary people (volunteers), helping homeless animals and working with amazing veterinarians. I am so proud to lead this organization so that we may “make a difference” in every animal’s life that we encounter.
Mary LaPier, Treasurer
My life-long love of animals began while growing up on a dairy farm surrounded by all types of animals. I have informally been volunteering with animals at a grassroots level my entire life. Over the years, many cats in need have found their way to me. I currently share my home with a beautiful tabby that wandered into my backyard and found a place in my heart. In my neighborhood, I have rescued many kittens that have lost their way and found loving homes for them. As well, I have assisted neighborhood pet owners in need-whether it is providing pet food, transportation to a vet appointment or financial help for treatment of a pet that was out of an owner’s reach. I was excited to be asked to be a volunteer with the SALT Rescue Organization. I believe our volunteers will be the cornerstone of our success. I have recently joined the ranks of the newly retired and look forward to devoting my new found time and energy to making our community a better place for our furry friends.
Want to join our team? We are always in need of volunteers and foster homes! Click on the links below to learn more.