Welcome to

Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue

Welcome to Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue

Introduction to the Rescue

 

Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue and Rehabilitation is a foster-based rescue organization located in Winnipeg Manitoba.

We are committed to helping rescue, rehabilitate and rehome dogs in need of care.  Dogs come to us through rescue or retirement from dog farming, back yard breeding operations,  owner surrenders, the international dog meat trade industry and other situations where dogs may be at risk. 

 

Our rescue is founded on some basic principles:  kindness, respect, and non-oppressive practice.  Kindness to all living creatures great and small, respect for one another, those we care for and the world around us and ensuring we take a non-oppressive approach in our care of the dogs we are entrusted with in our rescue.  
 

We do not have a shelter but support our dogs through a network of foster homes. 

Cupcakes is a not for profit rescue group registered with the Province of Manitoba.   Cupcakes operates solely through volunteers,  financial donations, various fundraising efforts and through the sale of items created through Cupcakes Creations.  

Dog Highlights 

Bolt came to us recently but will be needing extensive orthopaedic surgery prior to being ready for adoption.  He is such a happy little man and we will help him get moving as fast as he can with ease. 
Kola is a beautiful young lady looking for an active home with loads of time to give her. She loves being an only dog and going for lots of walks and having loads of play time.  She is super loving and full of cuddles and wants to please you. 
Skye is one of six new small dogs to join rescue. He is a gorgeous 11 yr old pomeranian who loves you and cuddles and is just so much goodness in the form of a small dog. 

 

Cupcakes Rescue Response to the Global Pandemic

Update November 24, 2020

Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue remains steadfast in our commitment to complying with all Provincial Health Regulations.  It is our intent to ensure we do all we can to prevent disease transmission and keep our team of volunteers and our wonderful rescue supporters safe from the virus that has caused this global pandemic.  We understand there are requirements however we are wanting to step up as much as we can to comply with not only the letter of the law but the spirit of the law as well.

 

For adoptions: 

We are proceeding with adoptions however there are no in person home visits.  Potential adopters will be asked to submit photos of their interior and exterior of their home as well as a video tour and introduction to family members.  If the applicant has any dogs, an outdoor distanced visit will occur to see how the dogs relate and if it might be a good match.  Where there is any doubt, we will not proceed with the adoption.  We know it is more difficult to do these visits from a social distance with masks but this is the only way we can and will proceed. 

 

For our fundraising: 

We have moved to online fundraising activities.  Where there are pick ups, we will do all pick ups by no contact only (we will happily wave at you through the window and love seeing you!).  We will space pick ups to ensure sanitization can occur.  We will do our best to group and limit deliveries and pick ups to support the stay at home as much as we can.   

 The two words for our approach these days is "covid cautious" and we will continue to err on the side of caution and be vigilant in our approach.  We want to do all we can to help maintain the wellness of all of you, our valued adopters, supporters and rescue volunteers.

We miss the many wonderful in person opportunities we have had with you in the last 4 years and we consider you our rescue family.  It is hard to be apart.  But we want you and our team too to be healthy so, when we can, we will all be there to see one another again!  

Please take care & be safe.  Until we meet again, 

Shan, Darlene, Suzanne & Phyl 

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