The memories of a White Dove Release are treasured forever.

Adding a special moment to the special events in your life

Wedding Doves

It is said that if doves are seen on your wedding day, a happy home is assured.

Liz Furtado Wedding August Y13A professional release of Pure White Doves is a natural part of wedding ceremonies, lending a special celebratory note to the exchange of vows. White Doves are the living symbol of everlasting love, fidelity, peace and harmony. These lovely birds mate for life, building a home and raising their young together.

A Perfect Celebration for a Perfect Day

The Bride and Groom each release a single White Dove symbolizing their love for one another.  Family and friends join in, releasing flocks of White Doves from special white latticework pillars

to demonstrate their love and support of the happy couple. The White Doves will soar upwards into the sky, joining Our bride and groom with dovestogether and circling gracefully overhead  before starting the journey home to their dovecote.

Behind the Scenes

A Release A Dove specialist will arrive to set up at your venue 15 to 30 minutes before the White Dove Release is scheduled to take place. The Doves will be in their baskets, patiently waiting. We will also touch base with the photographer to make sure all is ready to record the Release.

What Happens Afterwards

Charity July Y13Our doves are trained athletes, able to fly back to their dovecote from distances of more than 150 kilometres away.  At the dovecote they enjoy a proper diet, clean water, vitamins, and safe living conditions in which to raise their young. We will not release our birds in adverse weather conditions or if we feel they will not have enough time to reach the dovecote before sunset.







Celebrations of Life

A professional White Dove Release is a beautiful tribute to the lives of those who are no longer with us, expressing peace for the one who has moved on and comfort for those who remain. Releasing the White Doves and watching as they soar upwards to the heavens provides a spiritually uplifting moment during a time of grief.

Personalized White Dove Tribute

A Release A Dove Specialist will help you personalize the tribute with spiritual readings and poems to share as the Doves are set free.  Read the selections yourself or assign them to specific people. We would be honoured to help coordinate or to read the selections on your behalf.

A single White Dove is released first, representing the spirit of the deceased transcending from one state to another. The single Dove is followed by a flock of White Doves,  nestled in and released from special white latticework pillars.

If you are unable to attend a service or memorial, let us help you express your condolences by sending one or more White Doves for release in place of flowers.

What to Expect

Release A Dove will arrive at the designated location to set up 15 to 30 minutes before the release is scheduled to take place. The Doves will be in baskets, patiently waiting. Reading materials will be handed out at an appropriate time.

When the Doves are released they will immediately fly into the sky,  coming together to prepare for their journey home. After circling overhead, they will begin their flight back to their dovecote where they enjoy healthy food, clean water, vitamins, medicine when required, and a safe place to raise their young.

We will not release our Doves in adverse weather conditions or if we feel they will not have enough time to return to the dovecote before dark.


Arrangements for a White Dove Tribute can be made at many Funeral Homes, Cemeteries, Crematoriums and Visitation Centres in the Greater Toronto Area or by  contacting us directly.

Please note that we give special consideration to Tributes for fallen members of the police, firefighters, rescue workers and armed forces.



Special Events

White Dove Releases are perfect additions to all types of public, corporate, personal and family events. It is an animal-friendly and environmentally-conscientious experience, in keeping with today’s values and concerns.

Our White Dove Specialists will work with you to customize the White Dove Release to your needs and budget, giving your family and friends, staff and guests, participants  and observers, something to smile about and remember for years to come.

Public & Corporate Events

  • Veteran’s Day
  • Grand Openings
  • Ground Breaking Ceremonies
  • Sporting Events
  • Competitions and Races
  • School Graduations
  • Class Reunions
  • Community Gatherings
  • Charity Events
  • Business Merger or Acquisition
  • Company Anniversaries
  • Holiday Events
  • Parades
  • Street Fairs
  • Political Events
  • Opening Ceremonies
  • Retirement Parties

Personal Events

  • Anniversaries
  • Family Reunions
  • Birthdays
  • Parties
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvah
  • Baby Namings
  • Christenings
  • Baptisms
  • Welcome Homes
  • Bon Voyage
  • Congratulations
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day

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