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.
Tania is a very special lady with mobility issues who will require a home experienced in caring for dogs with special needs when she is ready to be adopted.
Liam is a forever foster with our rescue. When support rescue you are helping to cover the ongoing medication, food and medical care Liam needs. You can read more about him and our other forever fosters on our the Forever foster page in this site.
Covid 19 Update - July 21, 2020
Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue and Rehabilitation is committed to following all public health requirements in order to support safety and health of our volunteers, adopters and supporters and ultimately our planet.
We are happy to see that slowly our Province is able to ease restrictions as we all continue to prioritize our health and the health of our fellow citizens. We are taking a stance whereby we will err on the side of caution as we proceed with all aspects of our work in rescue.
For adoptions: We will be using a variety of options which may include outdoor backyard visits, maintaining social distancing, utilizing personal protective items and video home visits and interviews with prospective adopters. We will not proceed with an adoption where we are not fully confident we can make a well informed decision using these methods. It is a more complex approach than the traditional home visits and meet and greets however we are confident that our adopters who are a good match for our dogs will share our commitment to ensuring the dog is a good match for them and they for the dog. We have several priorities: 1. Making sure our dogs are safe and loved and have great homes 2. Keeping our foster parents/volunteers and our supporters as safe as we can from potential viral infection.
For fundraising efforts we will only focus on activities where we can do contactless payment through e-transfer and no contact pick ups/sales with appropriate time between pick ups to allow for cleaning of any mailboxes/door handles etc.
We support our Veterinary care services at Central Veterinary Services who are not having humans come into the office unless it is most critical such as when it is time for last snuggles before a beloved pet passes on. This means right now we do not have our usual Creations table of merchandise available for sale. Rest assured when clinics are able to safely open fully to the public, we will be back! In the meantime, please visit our Cupcakes Creations Facebook page to see all the awesome items we have made and have for sale through our contactless processes.
At Cupcakes Pommy & Friends Rescue we are committed to kindness, respect and compassion for all. We will continue to strive to ensure our approach to this pandemic will be reflective of the overall values of our rescue.
Take care & be safe and we look forward to in person events and visits in the future!
Shan, Darlene, Suzanne & Phyl