Given the most recent update from the province of Ontario about re-opening animals services effective May 16, 2020, including:
Veterinary services can resume all services by appointment
Businesses that board animals (e.g., stables) may allow boarders to visit, care for, or ride their animal
Pet grooming services
Pet sitting services
Dog walking services
Pet training services
Training and provision of service animals
The rescue is currently looking at opening for adoptions on June 15th. We are taking an abundance of caution due to our concern for the safety of ALL our volunteers and supporters. Assuming we do open on June 15th, home visits would still require that masks be worn by the home visitor volunteer as well as all members of the potential adopter's family who will be present during the home visit.
Social distancing would be maintained to whatever degree that is possible in a home visit environment. The rescue reserves the right to refuse a home visit if these measures are not adhered to. The rescue has face masks that they can provide to volunteers and potential adopters who have a home visit scheduled.
Please note that the June 15th opening is tentative and will depend on what happens between then and now and any potential changes to the advice provided by the province of Ontario. Again, we are all in a new world here and we would rather err on the side of caution.
DOGS IN RESCUE
Click on each dog's photo to learn more. All dogs are currently in foster care. When a dog is ready for adoption, it will be noted under their name and an adoption application will be available.
ABOUT PUGALUG PUG RESCUE
Pugalug Pug Rescue is a Toronto, Ontario based rescue that acts as a bridge between a pug's past life and its future forever home. We are a group of volunteers who are committed to helping rescued pugs by providing medical care, loving attention, comfort, food, companionship and a forever home. It is a process whereby the pug's needs are paramount both during its time in the rescue process and when its ideal adoptive home is being determined.
Our rescue organization has no building and no business hours; it is not an animal shelter where a potential purchaser can drop buy, choose a pug and take it home. Rescue is not a place to get a pug cheaply. Potential adopters are required to complete a comprehensive application, undergo a home visit, have references checked and agree to fairly stringent conditions before being approved. We want to make absolutely sure that the pug, who has suffered so much upheaval already, doesn't wind up back in rescue and have to undergo the process again because of an inappropriate adoption.
PUGLY: A PUG'S LIFE
Pugly: A Pug's Life - a CBC Docs POV Episode featuring Pugalug Pug Rescue recently aired on CBC! See more information about it and view the full episode on CBC's website.
Or watch the film below via YouTube!