Want to add a pug to your family? Luckily for pug lovers, there are 40 pug rescues across the United States! Rescuing is a great way to find a new furry friend and save a life. Plus, pug adoption it’s a lot cheaper than buying a puppy. Here’s the low down on pug rescue in the United States. Scroll down to find a pug rescue near you.
Here are things to keep in mind when planning to adopt a pug:
Pugs don’t grow on trees. It might take months to find the perfect pug for you. Be patient with the process. Things won’t happen overnight.
Do your research.
Before agreeing to work with a rescue, read their reviews, their policies, and check their 501(c)3 status. You can do a search for their records here. The adoption process can take anywhere from days, to weeks, to months. Be sure that the people you’re working with are legit.
Ask These Questions
When searching for the right rescue, find out these answers so you’re well informed about their process:
- Is there a fee to submit an application?
- Does the rescue adopt out of state?
- What is the adoption fee?
- Is the application open or do you have to apply for a specific dog?
- Are you allowed to meet available dogs before adopting?
Pug rescues are run by dedicated volunteers who spend their free time helping needy pugs. Always be kind and respectful. They work hard so that you can bring home your new pup.
Common Pug Rescue Questions
Are there pug puppies for adoption?
Pug puppies are incredibly popular, so getting your hands on one available for adoption might be difficult.
The best way to have a chance at adopting a pug puppy is to turn in an adoption application and become approved for adoption early, if possible. Then wait for a puppy to become available.
Is there a pug shelter?
There is one in-person dog shelter in the USA that’s for pugs and pug mixes. It’s called Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles and it’s located in, you guessed it, Los Angeles, California.
Are there black pugs for adoption?
Yes! Pug rescues rescue pugs of all sizes, ages, mixes, and colors. There tend to be more fawn pugs available, but there are also black pugs, apricot pugs, and more.
No pug rescue in your area?
Don’t fret. Use Petfinder to locate an adoptable pug near you.
Here’s a list of pug adoption places across the United States:
Buffalo Pug & Small Breed Rescue
Central Florida Pug Rescue
Colorado Pug Rescue
Compassionate Pug Rescue
Delaware Valley Pug Rescue
El Paso Pug Rescue
Green Mountain Pug Rescue
Guardian Angel Pug Rescue
Homeward Bound Pug Rescue
Kentuckiana Pug Rescue
Little Behinds Pug Rescue
Michigan Pug Rescue
Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue
Midwest Pug Rescue
Location: Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska & Minnesota
Adoption Fee: A range
Midwest Pug Rescue | Minnesota
Northern Illinois Pug Rescue
Pacific Pug Rescue
Pawsitively Pugs Rescue (North Carolina Pug Rescue)
Polar Pug Rescue and Friends
PugHearts Houston Pug Rescue
Pug Hugs, Inc.
Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles
Pug Pals (Greater Boise Pug Rescue and Placement)
Pug Partners of Nebraska
Pug Rescue of Austin
Pug Rescue of Florida
Pug Rescue of New England (PRoNE)
Location: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts,Rhode Island & Connecticut, with special consideration given to neighboring states.
Adoption Fee: Ranges from$150 to $500
Contact: Website | Facebook
Pug Rescue of North Carolina
Pug Rescue Of Northern California
Pug Rescue Network
Pug Rescue San Diego County
Pug Rescue & Sanctuary Owasso, Inc.
Pugs U Gotta Save (P.U.G.S.)
Seattle Pug Rescue
SNORT Rescue | Short Noses Only Rescue Team
Tiny Paws Pug Rescue
Wichita Pug Rescue
Wyoming Pug Rescue
Adoption Fee: A range
What was your experience with pug adoption? We’d love to hear in the comments!
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