Our mission at MidSouth Pug Rescue is to support the Pug breed in their time of need by rescuing Pugs from dirty, unhealthy or dangerous conditions and finding them "forever" homes where they can live out their lives in a happy, healthy and safe environment.

MidSouth Pug Rescue Blog

Interested in Becoming More Involved in Rescue?

If you live in the greater Memphis area (including all suburbs and nearby counties) and would like to be more involved with the day-to-day operations of MidSouth Pug Rescue, I’d like to hear from you.   I’m looking for individuals who have (or have had) pugs of their own and understand the breed to help do […]

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Shop MidSouth Pugs

Shop through our new online store and 100% of the profits go directly to help the pugs!  Check it out–click on the “Shop Online Here!” link above.  New items added weekly!

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Join us May 30th for Mega Adopt-A-Thon!

May 30th:  Humane Society’s 4th Annual 36-Hour Mega Adopt A-Thon.   We’ll be there from 10am until 4pm on Saturday.  Stop by and say “hello!”

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MidSouth Pug Rescue Store

Our store is online now!  We’ll be adding items periodically, so keep checking back!  Shop.midsouthpugs.org

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Upcoming Events – May 2015

Looking for some fun festivals to enjoy in the beautiful weather?  Here are  some of the upcoming events we’ll be participating in in the month of May: May 9th:  Dog -A-Roo Festival.  10am – 2pm, in the outback off-leash Dog Park at Shelby Farms Park.  Free admission, parking $5 per car.  More information is available […]

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Pugs in the Park

UPDATE:  Pugs in the Park has been postponed due to the rain!  Please make note of the new date! Now that Spring is finally here, join us once again for Pugs in the Park!  We’ll meet at 2pm Sunday, April 26th in the small dog park adjacent to the Bartlett Animal Shelter at 5220 Shelter […]

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Another Fundraiser?

“What?  Another fundraiser?” you might ask.  One of the realities of non-profit rescue is that it costs money.  If we are not actively rescuing, then we are actively fundraising.  Anyone who owns a pug knows that the vet bills can far outweigh the $300 adoption fee we ask for a healthy pug.  If that pug […]

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Poker 4 Pugs

Come join us on Saturday night! Even if you don’t play poker, we’ll have drawings for gift baskets plus free pizza and beer!

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Two Sides To Every Story

After we took in yet another pug found in a ditch, I had intended to write a scathing post about the mindset of the former owners, but time got away from me and I didn’t get to it. I’m glad I didn’t write it. Some background:  I received a call from a rescuer in Alabama […]

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R.I.P Sweet Rony

We received sad news yesterday–our sweet Rony died suddenly of what appeared to be a heart attack.  We had him only a short time, but he was loved by his “forever” family as well as his foster family before that. When Rony came to us he was overweight, had an obvious preference for people food, […]

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