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Rest in Peace Willard


Handsome senior Willard came in as a stray to Dade County Animal Services with severe kennel cough and limping.  He was placed into our permanent foster care program where he got all of the love and care that he needed.

It is with sadness in our hearts that we’ve had to let Willard go to the Rainbow Bridge as his tired body couldn’t hold on any more.

Words can not express how thankful we are to Willard’s foster family and to our supporters.  It’s because of these compassionate people, that we can help be there when they need us.

Until we meet again Willard…. Rest in Peace buddy.  You were loved.

Caring for Permanent Fosters and Hospice pugs is at great cost to this rescue, but we would have it no other way.  We continue our work with the generous donations of our supporters and the never ending love and compassion of our volunteers.  Please consider sponsoring this pug or any of the others by making a one time or on-going donation via the Paypal buttons on the right of this page.  Thank you.  


ChesterChester was a CPR Permanent Foster cared for by a wonderful, loving foster home.  Chester recently crossed the Rainbow Bridge.  Thank you, Sheila for taking such good care of this handsome, special boy.

Here’s a little bit about Chester from his early days with CPR:

My name is Chester and I am the definition of an “oldie but goodie”! At 12 years of age, I find myself homeless and in need of a new family to appreciate the love I still have in my heart, hopefully, for years to come. My story is a sad one…. I was brought into the animal shelter by a lady that found me on the side of the road. She witnessed someone pull over and push me out the front seat. I know – Shame On Them! My blessing was that the animal control officer called CPR and they came right over to claim me. I don’t want to think about what would have happened had it not been for the rescue angels.

I got lots of things to fix up like yucky teeth, and a hole from my tooth to my nasal passages (fistula). My peepers are not too good, but I do get around OK. I know you could probably look at other puggies that don’t need so much fixing, but you would REALLY be a true angel if you decided to make my last few years the best of my life!! CPR will take care of all my medical problems so don’t even worry about them.

My foster mom says i am a “luv pug”. All I want to do is spend time with you. I like to sneak up on my foster mom when she is cooking or washing dishes and give her little kisses on her ankles. I am potty trained and let you know when I want to go outside. I get along good with my foster bro.


mae1Our thoughts go out to one of our wonderful CPR volunteers, Liz.  Penny, Liz’s 14 year old girl, recently crossed the Rainbow Bridge.  Liz does so much for CPR and always has a smile and warm heart for our pugs-in-needs. Rest In Peace pretty Penny, you will be missed.

Her Name Is Lola!


Congrats to Lola and her new forever family!

Here’s a note from Lola:

Thank you to the folks at CPR for taking such wonderful care of me till I could find my loving forever home with my new dads, one sister and three brothers. My one brother Roscoe was also rescued by the wonderful folks at CPR. I settled right in and am doing so well. Thank you again CPR!