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

Pugs in the Park

Join us for a special Saturday Pugs in the Park!  We’ll meet at 2pm Saturday January 17th in the small dog park adjacent to the Bartlett Animal Shelter at 5220 Shelter Run Lane in Bartlett. Click here for directions: Bartlett Dog Park All pugs and pug friends are welcome to come socialize with other pugs […]

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Our First Rescue – Sweet Pea

For Throwback Thursday I thought I’d share the story of our very first rescue – Sweet Pea – April 11, 1997 – as reported by her rescuer, Madeline Lee, from Sweet Pea’s perspective. Sweet Pea’s Story – (From Hell to Heaven) It was love at first sight…or in my case, first sniff (I was nearly […]

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Available for Adoption

Now that the holidays are over and everybody is back into their normal routines, perhaps now is a good time to think about adopting another member of your family. Ditch was found, quite literally, in a drainage ditch on a cold & drizzly night.  He was skinny, had patchy fur, a growth on one leg […]

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The Numbers

As the year 2014 draws to a close, I’d like to share the numbers of what we’ve done this year in pug rescue. As of January 1, 2014 we had 9 pugs on hand; most of those were still in veterinary care.  Most of the care was for heartworm treatment. We took in 8  strays […]

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R.I.P. Sweet Tuffer

  We received sad news yesterday; Tuffer had crossed the rainbow bridge.  This news hit us particularly hard because of how far she had come.  To know Tuffer is to know why I rescue pugs. Almost three years ago, in February 2012, we received a call from a volunteer at a local shelter.  There was […]

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Marcel the Pug – Cover Pin-Up!

Meet our 2015 Calendar Pin-Up cover boy, Marcel the Pug! Marcel was found as a young pug wandering the streets all alone with a bad case of demodectic mange–he had NO HAIR!!! Now he’s a special pug that likes to hug and roll around on the rug.  He likes to spend his days cuddling, eating […]

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It’s Here! The 2015 Pin-Up Pugs Photo Calendar

Get yours now!  To order, click the “Donate Now” button & donate $15 + $3 for US shipping & be sure to mention the calendar & include your mailing address, thanks!

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Pug O’Ween!

Instead of Pugs in the Park, this month we’ll do Pug O’Ween! at the Hollywood Feed on Broad Ave in Memphis. Sunday, October 19th, 2pm until 4pm. For a $5 entry fee, enter your pug or pug friend in our costume contest. There’ll be a prize for the best costume! Come on out a socialize!

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Pin-Up Pugs 2015 Calendar Photo Contest

We all love our Pugs and each one is worthy of a Pin-Up to us. Here is your chance to enter your best photos and share your Pug’s story! Send the links to all your family, friends, co-workers, and well, everyone! Build your Pin-Up’s fan club!  The fans will vote for their favorite Pin-Ups! The top […]

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Coming Up! 2015 Calendar Photo Contest

It’s that time of year again!  Get your favorite photos ready to submit to this year’s calendar contest.  We’ll be changing it up a little this year, so stay tuned!  

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