Col. Potter Cairn Rescue Network (CPCRN) was formed for:
- The charitable purpose of rescuing purebred Cairn Terriers, which are homeless or soon to be homeless
- Without limitation those found in animal shelters or released by their families for a variety of reasons. Also those Cairn Terriers and Cairn Terrier mixes who have been used as breeding stock by so called puppy mills and backyard breeders.
- Facilitate the pick up and transport of these dogs.
- Arrange for spay/neuter and all appropriate veterinary care.
- Rehabilitating these dogs in foster homes.
- Seeking applications for and screening prospective adoptive homes
- Education the public about responsible Cairn Terrier care and ownership.