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WAG’s Calendar Photo Contest 2022

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Back by popular demand, it's WAG's Calendar Photo Contest!

Take a picture of your cat or dog enjoying themselves on a Summer adventure, enter our photo contest, and you could WIN some amazing prizes!
Plus, this is your chance for bragging rights and to get your animal featured for the month of July in WAG's 2023 Calendar.

Have fun and be creative!

NOTE - new Etransfer email address


Step 1: Make a minimum donation of $20.00 per photo via e-transfer to wag@whistlerwag.com. Make sure in the e-transfer notes you specify Summer Calendar Contest and your name.If you contribute anonymously we will not be able to confirm your donation. 

Step 2:  Submit your photo via email to [email protected]

Once your photo is received we will post it on our social media, so don't forget to follow along and check out the competing photos! @whistlerwag

Photo Rules:

  1. Photos must be Landscape position (otherwise we have to crop a bunch out if you get in the calendar!)
  2. Photos must be High Resolution (so they are not blurry when blown up to calendar size).

DEADLINE: July 31st at 3pm!

This could be YOUR pet!

Prizes from:

Moguls Coffee House

Roland's Creekside Pub

Hollow Tree Candles

WOW Treats

See Ya Later Ranch wines

WAG Swag

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Some inspiration from previous years!

Spring Fling Online Auction for Critical Care Animals

Let's grow some funds for WAG's Critical Care animals at our Spring Fling Online Auction. In the first few months of 2022 WAG has already had over ten Critical Care Animals requiring extra vet visits and surgeries. From leg amputations, to urinary blockages to Diabetic senior cats, and many more, WAG has some expensive veterinary bills to cover. 100% of proceeds from this online auction will go directly to helping cover those costs.

Grab some sweet items and help those animals in the most need!

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Online Auction begins Sunday, May 15th at 10am.

Auction ends Monday, May 30th at 8pm.

THANK YOU to all our amazing donors!


WAG’s Yard Sale has commenced!!!
100% of proceeds going the animals at WAG.
Lots of goodies to check out including crates, harnesses, collars, cat posts, animals strollers, etcetera.
Come take a look! On all weekend.
Cash and e-transfers available!!!!!
Thank you for your support!
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April is PET MONTH at Pan Pacific Village Centre!

Your stay directly suppports WAG animals...

The place for pets who love to travel

As a pet-friendly hotel in Whistler, dogs and cats are welcome at Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre. At the hotel, they will enjoy an amenity package in their spacious Studio, One or Two-bedroom suites.

When guests check in at Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre with a four-legged friend, they receive a practical and well-stocked amenity package for the hotel visit including:

-Dog treats
-Food & water bowls
-Biodegradable poop bags

Our Guest Services team can share information on the best trails and parks for walks, runs, and of course, playtime! All minutes from our Village Centre hotel.

Each time a hotel guest brings their family pet along for a luxury stay at Pan Pacific Whistler Village Centre, $5.00 from each night of the guests’ pet fee is donated to Whistler Animals Galore (WAG) animal shelter to help enrich the lives of Whistler pets who have not yet found homes.

Pan Pacific Whistler team has a passion for pets that extends well beyond the front doors of the hotels. This group of animal lovers enjoys pampering all pets, including those lucky dogs (and cats) who stay at the Whistler-based hotel and the WAG animals still looking for a family to love.

April also marks the 10th anniversary of Pan Pacific Village Centre’s partnership with WAG, with over $36,000 donated so far. This year they are boosting their ongoing support by purchasing four training harnesses for the shelter and sponsoring an advertisement in Pique Newspaper to find a fur-ever home for Cal, who has been in WAG’s care since April 2019.
You can read more about Cal HERE!

Pan Pacific Village Centre has donated over $36,000 to WAG animals - wow!


About Pan Pacific Whistler:
Both Pan Pacific Whistler full-service hotels offer unbeatable locations in the heart of Whistler Village, exceptional service and the well-appointed studio, one-, two- or three-bedroom suites. Spacious all-suite accommodations at Pan Pacific Whistler properties offer in-suite gas fireplaces, private balconies, full-size kitchens, alpine views and soaker tubs.

Pan Pacific Associates, dubbed the “Service One” team for a reason, are available 24 hours each day at both Pan Pacific Whistler properties. This team takes pride in ensuring each guest finds his or her way into the most suitable suite in the two hotels.

Complimentary perks include daily breakfast (Village Centre location only), wireless Internet and local calls, in-resort shuttle and slope-side valet ski/bike/golf storage.”


April is now Pet Month at Pan Pacific Village Centre!

Book a room at our Village Centre location, and we will pamper both you and your pet with 15% suite savings, special treats from two fantastic local businesses, complimentary parking, and no pet stay fee! The other great Pet Month initiative is we are boosting our ongoing support of the Whistler Animal Shelter ($5 per night donation for every pet stay) by helping WAG with two critical needs in April.

First, we are purchasing four training harnesses for the shelter and secondly sponsoring an ad in the Pique newspaper to find a forever home for Cal, one of their rescued dogs. You can learn more about Cal here.

Savings of 15% + complimentary valet parking + treats for your pet + support for WAG

We have gifts from two local businesses, Wow Treats (organic treats to fuel their Whistler adventures) and Little Pine Pet (an upcycled climbing rope toy to take home). And continental breakfast is always included at Pan Pacific Village Centre, conveniently delivered right to your door every morning.

To take advantage of this offer, choose your dates and suite type (spacious One or Two bedroom suite) and then book directly with the hotel either online or by calling us in the resort at 1-888-905-9995.

More details

  • Complimentary valet parking for 1 (one) vehicle only (CAD35 daily value)
  • Complimentary continental breakfast delivered daily to your suite
  • No pet stay fee (CAD25 per night savings)
  • CAD5 per night stayed donated to WAG
  • 1 x bag of treats from Wow Treats and More
  • 1 x Upcycled Climbing Rope Tug Toy from Little Pine Pet
  • Complimentary wireless Internet and local calls
  • Aveda amenities
  • Complimentary valet ski storage and lockers slope-side at Pan Pacific Mountainside for all guests
  • Complimentary golf and bike storage in the summer
  • One of the best pool decks in Whistler with a heated outdoor saltwater pool and two hot tubs
  • 24-hour Guest Service team who can book all your concierge requests
  • Signing privileges at The Raven Room and Whistler Day Spa, located on lobby level
  • Signing privileges at Dubh Linn Gate Pub, located at Pan Pacific Whistler Mountainside
  • No resort fees


WAG defines Critical Care as any medical need or expense that goes beyond the routine deworming, vaccination, and spay-neuter protocol.
Wag currently has NINE Critical Care animals in our care!



It is highly likely that Gizmo was hit by a car. She suffered a broken pelvis and needed her leg amputated.



Stryker was brought to wag with a serious urinary blockage that required emergency surgery, treatment for a bladder infection, medication, and more…



Chilly needed a nail removal surgery, medication, and many bandage changes.



Jojo came to WAG with unmanaged diabetes and a bladder infection. He is now on daily insulin injections.



Billy has a condition where his eyelids turn in and irritate his eyes. He needs eye drops and surgery.



Also suffered from GI tract upset, he needed extra vet visits, medication, and specialty food.



Grace is a senior Burmese with gastrointestinal issues that we are currently investigating.



MJ is a senior Sphinx cat with special dietary needs and a sensitive GI tract.



A senior lady with a chronic upper respiratory infection, she needs ongoing care and medication.



Gizmo; In Critical Care


Gizmo will need to have one leg amputated, and then be on strict rest to heal her shattered pelvis.

WAG is now fundraising for an amputation surgery, medication, hospitalization, aftercare, and everything else that Gizmo will need.

Gizmo is currently unable or unwilling to urinate on her own, which is still a concern, however, we are hopeful that as she heals, this will resolve.

Gizmo deserves this chance and you can help gift it to her by donating to WAG's Critical Care Fund by clicking the button below!

Thank you to the incredible team at Mountain Side Animal Hospital and Eagleview Veterinary Hospital for all their love and care for sweet little Gizmo.

WAG was called late Thursday night about a dog who desperately needed our help.

She was found on her doorstep crying, bloody, and unable to walk, and no one saw what happened...
From the extent of her injuries and road rash, it is suspected she was hit by a car.

Her radiographs show that she has a shattered femur and pelvis.

Due to the extent of her injuries, she now needs major and immediate medical intervention...




Thank you for considering donating to our Critical Care Fund.

This fund allows us to say “yes!” to these animals when they need us the most.

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Voted ‘Best Of Whistler’!

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WAG has been voted Whistler Favorite Non-Profit for the past SIX YEARS in the Pique Newsmagazine's contest: "Best of Whistler'!

Each year, Whistler local paper, The Pique, runs a vote for the community's favorite organizations, businesses, volunteers, and citizens, and 'Whistler's Favorite Non-Profit' is a category that WAG has been honored to win for the past six years.

WAG's dedicated volunteer and board member, Denise Wood, is also a repeat winner as 'Whistler's Favorite Volunteer".

We are so proud of this accomplishment and thank the community for all their love and support!


Month of love


Each year, WAG celebrates February as our Month of Love - a month of fun campaigns and fundraisers, all celebrating LOVE!

This year has been such a successful year for WAG, we thought we would scale back our usual activities, and just take a moment to appreciate those furry family members who make all the hard work worthwhile!



Join us on FEBRUARY 15th for some delicious Creekbread Pizza takeout!

Partial proceeds of every pizza sold will be donated to WAG that night - YUM!

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Send us your pet's best ONLINE DATING PROFILE PIC and TAGLINE and we will send some lucky entries some WAG Swag!

Snap a photo of what your pet would post as their online dating profile pic and what their tagline would be, and you could get some sweet swag in return! WAG will post the photos and pick-up lines on our social media and website. We will select some entries at random to receive some sweet swag like our 2022 WAG calendar, photo books, hoodies, and more!

Submit your photo, tagline, and pet's name to: [email protected] No donation is required!

Whistler Pride 2022


Whistler Pride & Ski Festival 2022

WAG had a great day repping our shelter at the Whistler Pride & Ski Festival and the Charity Ski Race...

Thank you for supporting us and Pride!


Test your speed and try guessing your speed in a friendly race that raises funds for WAG! Show us your skiing or boarding moves as you zoom down the Race Centre on Blackcomb Mountain. Located on Cougar Milk Run, the timed Dual Giant Slalom course is open to skiers and snowboarders of all ages.

PRIZES will be awarded to:
-The FASTEST time
-The SLOWEST time
-Closest GUESS to your actual time
-and MORE!


Donate and race as many times as you like - $5 minimum donation recommended for each run!
Cash and Credit cards will be accepted. Click the buttom below to pre-register!

JANUARY 27, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Blackcomb Race Lodge, Blackcomb Mountain

Betty White Day with the Raven Room and Tito’s Vodka

A Fundraiser hosted by the Raven Room and Tito's Vodka to celebrate Betty White's 100th birthday.

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2021 ended on a sad note when the world learned of the passing of Betty White, a Hollywood legend and former star of the hit show, The Golden Girls. She was 99 years old and passed away shortly before her 100th birthday.

A long-time animal lover, her 100th birthday became a day to donate to your favorite animal rescue group, and WAG was lucky enough to be the charitable recipient for a fundraiser hosted by the Raven Room here in Whistler, in partnership with Tito's Vodka!

Serving her three favorite foods (hot dogs, french fries, and vodka!), our community celebrated her in style all while supporting the animals she loved so much.

The Raven Room raised $760 and Tio's Vodka generously matched that donation for a grand total of $1520!

The donations to WAG that day came from far and wide, and we also received $5796 in honor of Betty White and her 100th birthday - we were absolutely blown away by the love and support for this legendary woman and for WAG.

THANK YOU to all our donors and supporters, and to the Raven Room and Tito's Vodka...We can't wait until next year!