Monday, June 19, 2017

Vote for our cover pup!

Let the race for the cover begin!

It's time to choose the pooch who will grace the cover of the first edition of the Dogs of Winston-Salem

Vote here to help us select the winning photo!
The photo with the most votes will appear on the front cover of the photobooks. The photo with the second
most votes will appear on the back cover.

Meet our contestants:
(click to enlarge)

Vote Here Now!

$1 = 1 vote

Minimum of $5 to begin voting!

Every dollar used to vote will benefit the
dogs of Stepping Stones Canine Rescue.

Cover Contest!

(***At checkout, enter the dollar amount to match the number of
votes you are placing. The quantity will remain as "1".***)

Friday, June 16, 2017

June 17, Adoption Fair

Mario, Yoshi, Link, Zelda, Toad, and Bowser can't wait
to give out puppy kisses this weekend!

Come meet them and the other Stepping Stones
adoptable dogs this Saturday from 11 - 2 at

Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Thursday, June 8, 2017


We are taking one more week off,
and then we'll be back!  

Join us on Saturday, June 17th to meet the new puppies and our other adoptable dogs!

Friday, June 2, 2017


We are still on break! But, we look forward to seeing everyone on June 17th when we resume adoption events with the new puppies!  In the meantime, if you see a dog on our site that you'd like to meet, just shoot us an email at

Friday, May 26, 2017


We'd like to wish everyone a safe and happy Memorial Day.

We thank everyone who has served
and made the ultimate sacrifice.

Stepping Stones is taking a break from events for a few weeks.  We will be back on June 17th with the new puppies and adoptable dogs.  If you'd like to meet a dog on the website before then, please email us to fill out an application and set up an appointment.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

May 20, Adoption Fair at the Farmer's Market

Stepping Stones will be in a new place this weekend!

Join us for the Farmer's Market at the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds this Saturday from 8 am - noon
We'll have some new faces for you to meet! 
Come say hi to Gizmo, Jackie, Chelsea, and the other adoptable Stepping Stones dogs!
421 27th St NW, Winston-Salem, NC 27105

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 13, Adoption Fair

We've got new adoptables! 

They can't wait to get to their first
adoption fair to meet everyone! 

Come meet Cooper, Sequoia, China, Olive,
Walter, and our other adoptable dogs
this Saturday from 10 am - 2 pm at

4186 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons NC 78012

Friday, May 5, 2017

May 6, Adoption Fair

Join us for an adoption fair at Wise Man Brewing
as our "Beer Puppies" make their debut!

Come meet Porter, Barley, Vienna, India,
and the other adoptable SS dogs
this Saturday from 12 - 3 pm at

826 Angelo Bros Blvd, Winston-Salem 27101

Monday, May 1, 2017

May 3, Pups and Pints Fundraiser

Come raise a glass for a good cause!  

Join us Wednesday, May 3rd from 6 - 8 pm 
for Pups and Pints at Wise Man Brewing
826 Angelo Bros Ave, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

April 25th, NO Adoption Fair

We won't have an adoption fair for the weekend
of April 29th.  We are taking a little break
to spend time with the new puppies and regroup.  

We will see everyone next week at
Wiseman Brewing Company 
826 Angelo Bros. Ave
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Join us May 3rd for a Pups and Pints fundraiser,
and then make sure to come see the new puppies
at our adoption fair on May 6th at the same location!

Monday, April 10, 2017

April 15, Adoption Fair and Easter Bake Sale

Why bake for your Sunday dinner
when we can do it for you?

Make sure to visit Stepping Stones and Forgotten Felines of Forsyth at Pet Supplies Plus on Reynolda Rd on Saturday, April 15th from 10 am - 3 pm to get your Easter goodies!

We'll have cookies, whole cakes, cupcakes, and a lot of other Easter themed goodies that are all baked locally with love. This is an easy way to support your community
dogs and cats - and a tasty way to do it too!

The Stepping Stones adoptable dogs will be there from
11 am - 2 pm, so make sure to come get some love!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

April 8, Easter Festival and Adoption Fair

Join us this Saturday for Easter Festivities, and of course - meet the adoptable Stepping Stones dogs!

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Looks like we've adopted out so many pups lately,
we don't really need to have an adoption fair this
weekend!  And no, that is not an April Fool's joke!

We will be back next weekend with some new pups for adoption.  Make sure to check out the website next week to see the new dogs.  Our next event will be Sat, April 8th!
We will attend the Lewisville Easter Festival from 11 - 2 at Shallowford Square in Lewisville, 27023. See you then!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March 22, Rescue Awareness

Join us for an evening of talking about animal advocacy in our community

Foothills is unveiling their Haven beer this month and will be donating proceeds to a local animal rescue organization.  Stepping Stones will be available at their Tasting Room for the evening of Wednesday, March 22 to talk about our work in the community.

Joins us from 6 pm - 8 pm at
the Foothills Brewing Tasting Room
3800 Kimwell Dr, Winston-Salem 27103

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

March 18, Adoption Fair

Come and get your puppy love!

Annabelle and Camper are super excited
to meet everyone this weekend! 
Come see them and the other adoptable SS dogs
Saturday from 11 - 2 at
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 11, Adoption Fair

"Schnauz" it going?

Grady and Lady, both of our little Shnauzer mixes, can't wait to see everyone this Saturday!

Make sure to stop by to say hi to these adorable
pups as well as the other adoptable SS dogs! 
Read more about all of them over on the
"Adoptable Dogs" tab.

Join us Saturday from 11 - 2 at
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

February 25, Adoption Fair

Meet Nikita, Grady, and the other adoptable SS pups this Saturday!

Join us from 11 - 2 at
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Friday, February 17, 2017


Taking a little break this week to deal with some doggy stuff.

We look forward to seeing you guys next weekend at Pet Supermarket in Thruway Shopping Center from 11 - 2!

Monday, February 6, 2017

February 11, Adoption Fair

Make sure to come visit us and
The newest SS puppies will be making their adoption fair debut! We will have our old fashioned kissing booth available so bring your pup out and snap a Valentine's day photo with them, or just grab one of the Stepping Stones dogs and take some photos!  We will also have jewelry and Valentine's Day themed baked goods available.  So, come shop for a cause and get your last minute sweetheart gifts.

Come visit us on Saturday from 11 - 2 at
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, Winston-Salem 27103

to meet Esther, Willow, Grady, Camper, and the other available dogs!

Monday, January 30, 2017


We are taking a little break this weekend!  There will be no adoption fair on the weekend of Feb 4th/5th.

See you all next Saturday, February 11th, for our
"Show Your Love" event at Pet Supermarket!
Watch for all the new pups that day as well as some other fun events we will have going on!

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

January 28, Adoption Fair

Care for a black and tan?

 We've got some pretty dogs available for adoption!
Similar colors, but a variety of personalities and sizes :)

Come meet Scarlet, Dewey, Nikita,
and our other adoptable dogs
this Saturday from 11 - 2 at
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Friday, January 20, 2017


It's time to step back and take a breath.  We have had a very busy couple of months at the rescue, so we are going to take a week off to regroup.  We will be back next weekend with more new pups! 

Come see us on Saturday, January 28
from 11 - 2 at Pet Supermarket!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January 14, Adoption Fair

Stepping Stones is rocking and rolling with more new dogs this week!  

Come meet Holly and the others
this Saturday from 11 - 2 at 
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

January 7, Adoption Fair

The event for Saturday at Pet Supermarket has tentatively been moved to Sunday (January 8th) from noon - 3 pm at Pet Supermarket.  In the event of the roads still being dangerous on Sunday, we may choose to cancel the event completely this weekend.  Please make sure to check in on our facebook page for the most updated information.

Just sit right back and you'll hear a tail....

Of the cutest puppies there every were!

Skipper, Professor, Gilligan, Mary Ann, and Ginger are all making their debut this weekend

along with Baloo, Kira, George, and more!

Come meet the SS adoptable dogs on Sunday
from noon until 3 pm
Thruway Shopping Center
412 S. Stratford Rd, WS 27103