pomeranian & small

breed rescue




“Old dogs, like old shoes, are comfortable. They might be a bit out of shape and a little worn around the edges, but they fit well.”

Bonnie Wilcox ‘Old Dogs, Old Friends’

rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming Pomeranian and other small breed dogs.

Since its creation in 2001 Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue has successfully placed over 1,000 dogs in loving forever homes. We have grown from one foster home to over forty active volunteers who donate their time, energy and individual expertise to foster, transport, groom, train and promote the many deserving dogs in our rescue.

Thank you for visiting the Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue website! Please have a look around: our website features lots of information about adoptable dogs, owner surrenders, volunteer opportunities and other ways to help out. Consider adding us as a friend on Facebook or following us on Twitter to receive updates on the progress of our foster dogs, information about upcoming events and opportunities to lend a hand.

“No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.”

Christopher Morley

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

Will Rogers

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Based in southern Ontario, Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue is a volunteer-run rescue group providing care for dogs that have been surrendered by their owners, rescued from puppy mills, or are in danger of losing their lives in local animal control facilities. We are a registered Canadian charity operated by a group of dedicated volunteers committed to


We would like to give a 'shout out' to our wonderful volunteer trainer, Renee Mauro.

We have been lucky enough to have Renee work with us for several years now, and because of her expertise, many more of our dogs have found their forever homes. We have seen incredible results. We encourage you to visit her website at www.doggonefab-niagara.ca. Here is a small sample of how she feels about her work.

"I'm a proud and active volunteer for Pomeranian and Small Breed Rescue. Here I help train dogs in foster care which increases their chances of finding a forever home. Besides my children being born, the experience of successfully placing a rescue dog is extremely gratifying and the kind that just fills my soul. Rescue work is in my blood and it will always be a part of my life. We offer a 10% discount to anyone who adopts from the Pomeranian Small Breed Rescue (PSBR)"