January 13th, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday it was expanding its recall of Sportmix pet food after 70 dogs reportedly died.

More than 80 additional dogs became sick after consuming the food.

The FDA warned that high levels of aflatoxin, a mold that grows on grains, in the food were responsible for the deaths and illnesses....

December 16th, 2020

It is with a very heavy heart that I let you know of the passing of Jenny McAllister. Jenny was a great ATRA volunteer, Airedale mom & a donor for many years of her amazing and always sought after Airedale stained glass, pottery and wooden bowls for Airefest Ontario, Spring Aire Social & Fall Aire Frolic auctions. 

November 13th, 2020

The Facebook auction that ATRA had in early September, which raised over $13,000, was so successful that it has been decided to do another one.  Last time we had over 280 items listed.  This time we hope to have even more listings and to raise even more.  Because of the Covid-19 situation, raising money via the Internet is really the best way...

November 11th, 2020

Christmas Shopping  in Annette's Airelooms offers some great ideas such as  Airedale mugs, socks, golf towels, watches,  jewelry, calendars and MORE. Check us out!

November 11th, 2020

We have received a matching challenge of $3,000 from the Winifred Pierce Trust.  Help us maximize this generousity by donating to ATRA to help us help more Airedales.  Clock on Donate and then the link for the Winifred Peirce Trust.  Any amount will help us get closer to our goal.

July 20th, 2020

Due to the unpredictability of Covid -19  the Fall Aire Frolic scheduled
for September 27 has been changed to AN ONLINE AUCTION!!!!!   It will be
held September 10 thru 13 and  gives more people the opportunity to bid
on items and donate items for the auction . Please check your treasures
for items to donate , updates...

July 7th, 2020

Airefest Ontario which was originally to take place in May was rescheduled to October 24th in the hope that it would be safe. That is unlikely to be the case with so many in attendance. So sadly, I am making the decision now to postpone until Saturday May 29, 2021. Although it will impact our fundraising, nothing is more important than the...

March 25th, 2020

In light of Covid 19, our coordinators will be postponing home visits until further notice.  We are taking a precautionary measure to protect the health of all of our volunteers as well as our possible adopters.


March 24th, 2020

Due to the issues with the Coronavirus and the priority to keep everyone safe & healthy, Airefest Ontario will now take place on Saturday October 24th. 
All info other than dates will remain the hoping you will send in your forms, join us and support ATRA.

March 22nd, 2020

Airedales don't understand social Distancing!