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Please take the time to check out the dogs we have successfully adopted to new owners here at Our Dogs Success Stories.
AgathaPH ID: #5676
Agatha is a 1-year-old black Pug. She is healthy and playful and will be spayed in the very near future. She already has a pending adoption where she will go to live with other pug buddies.


AllisterPH ID: #5598
Allister is a good looking guy that comes to us from a shelter in Texas. Where do I begin, Welcome foster Allister, the chubbiest pug with the shortest legs I have ever seen. He is a really good boy whose looks just make me chuckle. He will be acquainted with the green bean diet to lose some weight.

Sadly, this hunk of pug is heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption.

AmosPH ID: #5682
Amos is an older Pug mix (Pug/Peke ?). He comes to us from a local animal shelter. Amos is a 9 year old Pug/Peke mix that is super cute. He’s slightly vision impaired but he can see (has dry eye), just don’t expect him to read you the newspaper every morning J He’s a very sweet boy but it’s obvious he was never treated like a loved pet. He likes to be pet but he’s not comfortable at all if I pick him up to be on the couch with me, he jumps down at his first opportunity. That being said, he has made great strides in adapting. He will actually come up to me to be pet now, and over the weekend I took a video of him playing with a toy for the first time. He just needs someone to love him.

Amos has some funky back legs but he runs around and does just fine and he’s heartworm negative, YAH!!! He will go in for his neuter and to have his teeth cleaned and be ready to find his forever home by the end of September. I wholeheartedly recommend that you put this guy on your must see list.

AtlasPH ID: #5627
Atlas comes to PugHearts with the weight of the world on his small shoulders. He is about a year old and was taken to a local kill shelter by his owner. Happily, we are here to help and the shelter contacted us right away.

From Atlas himself.

I have been told I am the comedian in my foster home because I make everyone laugh as they shout…”You’re such a silly boy Atlas!” I really don’t know what is so funny, I just like to play tug of war with a 73 pound furry friend and I always win! At least that’s what always seems to happen but she might just be being nice to me since I am so handsome. Or maybe it’s because every time I see a lonesome sock on the floor I pick it up and we become best friends and we run around the house together! The little human kids that run around have these fun looking stuffed toys and I chase them around for fun and they make this high pitch laugh that just makes me happy! There are little humans aged 4-11 in my foster home as well as two big dogs that I like to follow around and play with. I have heard that I have a little spot on my right eye that the doctor looked at and said it’s healing nicely but I don’t really know what they are talking about because it doesn’t affect my vision at all.

I sleep nicely in a crate and don’t mind being in one if my foster mom needs to go somewhere. My potty training is going really well, and the told me I only have one more star to earn to get my potty training certificate. I am so excited about this because I have been told there will be treats involved when I receive the certificate!

I hope you would consider me for adoption as you are thinking of a fun loving and active 1 year old to add to you home. I have lots of puppy energy and love to play! I hope to meet you soon ~ Atlas.

BaileyPH ID: #5464
Bailey is a 9 year old female pug with great personality and sazzyness. She loves to be with her humans and sleep by their bedside. She gets along with her two foster siblings, but takes a while to warm up and doesn't like dogs in her face. She's a bit alpha but I think is mostly because she's afraid the other dogs will knock her down because her back is weaker than the other dogs. She gets along with my toddler, but I prefer if she goes to a calmer, more relaxed household where her humans can give her all the attention, petting and love that she likes.

She loves soft beds and blankets so we have several fluffy blankets spread throughout the house for her. She is very spoiled so would like her forever home to continue this trend. :-) She loves warm baths and getting pampered. She loves getting picked up and place in the recliner with you.

Bailey has spondylosis and results in a different gait and some fecal incontinence. However, her incontinence has improved significantly and she seems more aware of it now. The accidents inside the house have been reduced significantly as well. Her bladder infection was cured in April 2018 and she has been pretty healthy since then. She eats Prescription Diet C/D for Urinary Health. I also give her Dasuquin MS and a cranberry supplement to keep her healthy.

She goes up and down the stairs, which she didn't when we first got her in February 2018. She goes potty outside by standing around the door and knows very well when meal times are. She is smart, sweet, and a great companion. I would love to see her relax at her forever home with lots of love and spoils.

Bam BamPH ID: #4402
Bam Bam is an 8 year old owner surrender. He is the snuggliest, best behaved good boy I’ve ever fostered. Bam Bam is a pro at using the dog door, sleeping in his crate at night without complaint and knows the command “sit”. We are still working with the vet to understand his future prognosis with regard to his hip dysplasia. Bam Bam is ready to find a cuddly place to spend his senior years.

BambiPH ID: #4907
Bambi is an 11 yr old pug mix. She is heartworm negative and spayed.

She is scared and needs a quieter home with other dogs to help her feel more confident.

From Bambi's foster: Greetings, my name is Bambi. We lost our loving home when our owner suddenly passed away.

I am a beautiful Pug/Brussels Griffon southern girl that has impeccable manners. I am beautifully house-trained, crate trained and also dog friendly. I enjoy sniffing around the yard, occasional sunbathing, rolling in the plush green grass, sleeping on the couch and I loves treats too! I am not much for for toys or playing, but more the timid, loving, gentle wall flower type personality. I would flourish in a less active, calm home with someone who is home most of the time. I currently do not share a home with children and the hustle and bustle of children would be to much for me.

I love to follow you around the house as you do your daily chores and am content sleeping in the bedroom at our foster home on those thick orthopedic beds. Best part, you won't hear a peep out of me all night, well ok, maybe a little snoring.

I hope you won't pass me by because well, I am not a young pup anymore, I will bring sunshine to your home daily and would be very grateful for a forever home. Don't wait a moment longer to apply for this sweet girl!

BeePH ID: #5617
Bee comes to PugHearts with her sister Bumble. This cute pair is what everyone is buzzing about.....Are they meant for your beehive?


BelvederePH ID: #5593
Belvedere comes to PugHearts heartworm positive and with a severely broke jaw. He is being treated by the vet and we will update soon. This super chill guy will be looking for his forever home after his heart worm treatment.

Belvedere is a handsome, sweet 6 year old male pug. He is heartworm positive and will go through treatment soon. Since coming to Pughearts he had his jaw repaired from a severe break. He has fully recovered from this surgery. His right eye is under developed and he has limited vision in his left eye but this doesn’t slow him down at all. He quickly learned to use the stairs that allowed him to get on the couch with his human.

Belvedere loves to hang out by his humans and other dogs. He is super relaxed and very low maintenance pug. Naps are one of his favorite things! We are working on house training and crate training. Both are going well!

BerniePH ID: #5708
Bernie is a senior pug gentleman from the El Paso area. He is not feeling well, so he flew in to join PugHearts and see our fabulous vet to help him feel better.

Bernie just had his first taste of peanut butter. He has a runny nose, so he got some Benadryl. Boy is he happy! Like any blind dog, it take a while to get comfy, but he’s starting to feel like he can trust his surroundings.

Betty BoopPH ID: #4848
Betty Boop was an owner surrender after her daddy passed away. She is a 3-4 year old fawn female cutie pie! When she falls asleep her little pink tongue slips out and is beyond adorable. She loves to play with toys either with the other dogs or by herself. She is a good bed sleeper and stays in one spot all night. She is crate trained, house trained and leash trained. She circles in excitement when its’ time for a walk outside. Boop is dominant with the other dogs (Specifically females), so a strong personality will need to keep her in check or pair her with a male in your home.

She is HW-, spayed and up to date on her shots. She does had two medical issues that are quite manageable. She will need Benedryl twice a day for life due to a mast cell that showed up on her leg. Second, she will need Pepcid once a day for life for her relaxed esophagus. And she must be held upright for 30 minutes after eating for the food to travel down into her stomach. We really enjoy meal time because she gets to snuggle with her human and we get to cuddle her right back! Can we say spoiled?

I can’t say enough how sweet and adorable this little girl is. She sticks to you like glue, plays tug-of-war with toys, loves to snuggle and would be a wonderful addition to any family. Betty Boop wants to go home with you right now!

Big KahunaPH ID: #5529

Meet The Big Kahuna.

This gorgeous boy weighs in at 29 solid pounds. He is not fat, just BIG!

He is 5 years old and sadly, severe heartworm positive. He is on medication to stabilize his heart and lungs while we get him ready for heartworm treatment.

This love is vision impaired from untreated dry eye and his ears are full of infection and yeast.

Despite all of this, he is sweet and cuddly.

He will be worth the wait!


BrandyPH ID: #5706
Brandy comes to PugHearts due to significant medical issues in her home.

This 3 year old healthy girl has a sweet loving personality mixed with some puppy magic. She loves to be near you at all times whether it is laying by your chair in the office, sleeping on your lap or following you around the house while you do chores. She is great with other dogs and cats. She is a healthy eater and loves to go on walks. Brandy prefers a blanket to a dog bed... her favorite place to sleep would be right next to you but just fine by herself. Although she has not been around children, I believe she would be wonderful with them. Bring your kids up to the next meet & greet and Brandy will welcome them with puggie kisses. Hurry up and adopt this sweet girl into your home.

BrianPH ID: #5707
Brian is a Pekineses guy that comes to PugHearts due to significant medical issues in his home. He is happy, healthy and stunning! Do not tell him he is not a pug, we are letting that fact go for now!

What can I say? Just look at this picture! OMG!!! Brian is a 4 year old Peke that is probably the most beautiful Peke I have ever seen. The coloring is perfection and once his hair grows out from the grooming he will be a ball of beautiful brown fur. The hair on his tail is about 6” long so I think he’s going to have a long coat. He is an owner surrender due to illness and the owner could no longer physically care for him so he’s been loved and cared for his entire life and will just slip right into the right family. Brian is healthy, not one thing was uncovered at his checkup this week so he’s ready to find his forever home.

A Peke doesn’t have the same personality as a pug so you need to do your research before you decide you have to have him. Brian doesn’t socialize with the other pugs, he’s a people dog. He came in with Darren and he doesn’t even pay attention to him. But I totally love him. The right family is out there and he will make someone a very happy human.

BryantPH ID: #5685
Bryant is a young male that comes to PugHearts looking for a family to call his own. Stay tuned for updates on this cutie.

BrycePH ID: #5587
Bryce is a handsome senior man looking for a family to call his own.

BudPH ID: #3305
Foster Bud is a 17-18 year-old hunk of love. He is a senior, but apparently no one told him because he still has a lot of energy. He may not see or hear so well anymore, but he can always smell a treat! He gets along great with the three other pugs and the one pit mix in our house. He loves children and doesn’t mind cats unless they run – then he must chase them! He is a totally lazy Velcro pug who wants to be on or near you. He is also perfectly content to hang out and chew on his Nylabone until naptime. He is truly a wonderful old man!

BuddyPH ID: #5179
Buddy is a gentleman pug that comes to PugHearts with his sister Carlee after his family became too ill to care for them.

From Buddy's foster: My name is Buddy! I am a young 11-year old, male, fawn pug. I love to be outside, but also like to nap inside too. I love to eat, sleep, and repeat! I am very low maintenance. I don't really fuss much or bark. I just like to follow my human around until I need another nap!

BumblePH ID: #5616
Bumble comes to PugHearts with her sister Bee.

Everyone is buzzing about them....are they meant for your beehive?


BusterPH ID: #4718
I’m Buster; I’m heartworm negative and 8 years old. I love to lie around and be lazy! I don’t see very well but my foster mommy put different scents around the house so I could learn my way around pretty easily. It took me about three days and well, it’s like I’ve lived with them forever. I love to suckle on my doggie toys and if you pull on it I will play tug of war. I also enjoy playing with you if you put your hand under a blanket. I would probably do best with a house with older kids or without kids, although I get along with my human foster brother I’m not particularly fond of being picked up or moved. My human foster brother who is five likes to be the boss and well….I am an older gentleman set in my ways. I do get along fine though with my foster brothers!

I’m potty trained! When I learn my way around the house I actually bark to go outside. I love to be where you are but am perfectly content to sleep on the floor in or outside of a crate. I’m pretty much perfect, except for that silly dry eye that has caused me to lose quite a bit of my eyesight (NOT ALL of it though). I require drops twice a day for the rest of my life, BUT I promise to love you forever!!

CaitlynPH ID: #5258
Caitlyn is a precious girl that spent too much time having litter after litter of puppies.

She comes to PugHearts for a fresh start. Caitlyn is at our vet and we will update soon.

Caitlyn came to us in the summertime from Oklahoma. She is about 4 yrs old, heartworm negative, up-to-date on her vaccinations and spayed. This sweet dog has seen some physical and emotional abuse in her short life. She had broken bones in the past, severe dry eye and now has limited vision and has developed arthritis.

Caitlyn came to us as her 2nd foster home to give her a setting with less challenging personalities to deal with on her journey to healing. She has come so far since her arrival. She has learned the dog door and completed her potty training. I learned she is quite a smart dog. She has learned to play with some interactive devices which is fun. Even though she is sight impaired, she quickly learned the layout of our home and backyard, as well as the neighborhood on our walks. She grows in confidence every day. Neighbors who meet her on walks can now pet her without her cowering. Her arthritis has improved so much through a healthy diet,regular walks and a good glucosamine supplement that she no longer takes prescription medication. We are so happy for her.

CarsonPH ID: #5603
Carson is a 9 year old black male found wandering int he rain all alone.

He is heartworm negative and scheduled for his neuter.

This spunky chap is just waiting to find someone to have many adventures with.

ChaunceyPH ID: #5715
Chauncey is a 9 yr old black male. He comes to PugHearts, as he is in need of bladder surgery to remove over a dozen bladder stones. His family was not able to afford the surgery, but surrendered him so that we can save his life. That is love.

ChuckPH ID: #5712
Welcome beautiful Chuck to his new life. This boy was to be EUTHANIZED today. Fortunately, we got called and he is now safe. Thank you so much the amazing vet staff who saved his life!

Chuck is 12 but looks and acts more like 7-8. He’s vision impaired but not completely blind, he’s super velcro, runs around like a youngster, loves other dogs and plays with toys. He has so much life left to live and we will make sure he has a blast

ClivePH ID: #5693
Clive in a new intake for PugHearts. We will update once he is evaluated by the vet.

CocoPH ID: #5560
CoCo is a pretty little black female.

This is Coco she is 7 years young but acts like a 3 year old. She will need to be fattened up a bit, spayed and go through heart worm treatment before she is ready for her forever home. She is very smart, I had her in the laundry room with a child gate up, she couldn’t jump over it so she turned over the laundry basket climbed on top and jumped over the gate. I think I am in trouble. ??

DarrenPH ID: #5705
Darren comes to PugHearts due to significant medical issues in his home. He is happy, healthy and stunning!

Darren is one hunk of a pug. He is absolutely the most handsome guy, the wrinkles and solid black, black coat just can’t be beat. He’s also a very good boy. He doesn’t bark or mess in the house. He likes to lay on the back of the couch behind my head (which I’m trying to stop as it puts my head at a really uncomfortable angle), but you know how pugs get what they want.

Darren went to the vet yesterday for his intake exam and he’s in pretty good shape. He’s heartworm negative, has mild dry eye and has an ear infection. He will need one drop in each eye once a day which isn’t a big deal at all. He was an owner surrender due to illness and the owner could no longer physically care for him. He is 2 years old and has been loved and cared for his entire life. He has no bad habits and will be the perfect addition to any family.

DeedeePH ID: #4754
Our newest senior is little DeeDee. She is 10-11 years old, and is battling some severe arthritis in her elbows. We are trying to see what we can do to improve her life at the moment. Sadly, we may not be able to, but you all know Pughearts well enough that we will do all we can to help her. We love her so much already, even just after 6 days. She will have the best life ever for however long God lets us keep her :)

DibsPH ID: #5390
Dibs is an adult male from the Rio Grande Valley.

We are betting everyone will want dibs on Dibs

Dibs is a stray senior who among the Valley 8 (yes, 8 pugs in one trip ??) arrived the wee hours of a Friday night & vetted shortly after. Remarkably, he is heartworm negative!!

We are treating minor ear/skin issues. He is 11; but don't let that number dissuade you; he has the vitality of two 5 1/2 year olds.

He's got perfect leash manners & ADORES his walks. He is friendly with EVERYONE. We are correcting marking; neuter scheduled soon, which I expect will help considerably. He is a medium 17 pound guy & most uniquely colored fawn with a lot of dark throughout, & a hint of brindle.

He's a vocal, waggy, snuggly extrovert whose bigger-than-Houston personality continues to emerge. He has entrusted us (we shook on it) to find him the perfect home.

If interested, just reach out to PugHearts with one word: 'Dibs' ??. Before someone else calls, well, dibs ??????.

DundeePH ID: #5628
Dundee was found taking a walkabout all alone. He is about 2 years old. He is a sweet little guy with the sweetest little face who likes to be near his people all the time. He gets along well with other dogs. He is pretty quiet except for meal time when he lets you know he’s ready for his meal. He is a bit under-weight so we are working on that. Dundee likes to play with stuffed toys, and he likes a nice cozy bed. Dundee is potty trained, and he sleeps well in his crate.

Dundee has some skin irritation around his feet and ears, but he has a medicated shampoo that will help clear that up. Dundee suffered an untreated injury to his front leg and will have to have the leg amputated to remove the pain he experiences daily. Dundee is also heart worm positive so he will need to have heart worm treatment before he goes to his forever home.

Hi everyone I am Dundee! I am just about as handsome as they come and sweet as pie too! I am about 2 years old, neutered, 13 lb (but working on gaining a little bit more), and 3 legs! Yes you read that correctly I have 3 legs (missing a front leg) but I get around like every other fast moving pug and nothing slows me down, not stairs, not walks, not playing, I can do it all! I am crate trained and housebroke, get along great with big and small dogs, don’t mind the kitty at all, love adults and children! I love to snuggle with my human or my canine housemate and I will follow you around but I am not super Velcro pug like some of my distant cousins! I would make a perfect fit for any family and know whoever picks me will fall head over heals in love like my foster family has. Oh, one last thing, I got those dang worms in my heart so once those are treated I will be ready to go, around the end of October! Just in time for POTB!

EllaPH ID: #5702
Ella is a sweet girl that comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley. She will be seen by the vet and we will update soon.

EvanPH ID: #5694
My name is Foster Evan and I am heartworm negative and 4 years old! I love to prance around the house and my Foster Mom gave me a new nickname...Prancer. She said I could be one of the reindeer on Santa's sleigh. Its never too early for Christmas; plus I need to fill my belly with lots of groceries since I came to PugHearts a little on the skinny side. But just you wait, I will be healthy and ready to take on helping Santa and the reindeer! I think my DNA will show, besides Pug, I am part Reindeer with my long legs. All I need is a neuter in October and I am ready to prance with you!

EvelynPH ID: #4679
Evelyn is an older southern lady that comes to us with her friend Ernest.

Evelyn is a 9 year old white female. She is sassy, adorable and has a terrible collapsing trachea. Evelyn uses her cough to her foster Dad to baby her and it works well. She is a tiny thing, but can hang with the other dogs playing outside for a little while. Her cough is kept in check with medication and cannot be cured, only controlled. She is heartworm negative and deals with some dry eye (with resulting vision issue)

EzraPH ID: #5599
Ezra is a 7 year old severe heartworm positive male. Ezra is 7 years young. He always seems to have s smile on his face and pep in his step. When he walks he looks like he has purpose, like he has somewhere to be, and the fun won't start until he arrives. He was found as a stray and is looking for a home that will let him be the sweet, silly, independent boy that he is. He's more of a dog's dog and would probably do best with siblings. He likes kids, does well in the crate, is house trained, and loves food but doesn't beg. If you're looking for a dog that makes you smile, he might be the right one for you. Medically, he will have a small growth removed and a dental cleaning soon, and he has heartworms, and will go through treatment soon.


FelixPH ID: #5579
Felix is an 11 year old male that came to PugHearts in desperate need of a dental. He lost 16 teeth in that dental and is now feel SO MUCH better.

He is heartworm negative and neutered.

The dapper gentleman would love a warm, loving home to spend his golden years loving and being loved.

FleurPH ID: #5643
Fleur comes to PugHearts dealing with severe heartworms, bad skin and a little anemic.

She is a strong young lady and we will ensure she will get the care she deserves.

Stay tuned for this little girl to turn into a butterfly.


FrederickPH ID: #5658
Frederick the Frug (Frech Bulldog/Pug Mix) comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley


FridaPH ID: #5662
Frida is a sweet gentle 3-4 year old pug mix that comes to us from a local ER. She appears to have been hit by a car and sustained trauma to her eye. The eye was not able to be saved and was removed to make her comfortable.

She is heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption.

Foster Frida is her name. Being smart and snuggly is her game. Seriously, this happy 5 year old snuggle bug is super smart, perfect in the house, crate trained, and gets along with everyone. She’s clearly a mix, possibly pug mixed with perfection and maybe a bit of chihuahua. Tonight I wanted to transition her to a different crate in a different spot now that she no longer needs her halo (cone of shame). All I did was toss her slept on blankie into the different crate. She figured it all out on her own and happily entered and snuggled in for the night. Frida is such a good girl and holds no grudges for losing her eye in a car accident. She will be keeping an eye out for her furever family while she undergoes heartworm treatment.

Don’t you want to experience the wonderful Life with Frida?

GisellePH ID: #5684
Giselle comes to PugHearts as a transfer from another pug rescue. She was found living in an abandoned area with a broken leg and severely damaged eye. She was flown to Houston and will be seen by our vet and we will update soon.

GizmoPH ID: #5710
Gizmo is a 12 year old senior gentleman that comes to PugHearts looking for a place to rest his head. He is blind and dealing with some medical issues. He is being evaluated at the vet and we will update soon.

GracePH ID: #5679
Grace is a very ill female from a local shelter. She was picked up and taken straight to the ER vet. She is anemic and received a blood transfusion and full lab work. Please send Grace positive thoughts and good wishes, as she has a long road ahead of her.

GretchenPH ID: #5691
Gretchen is a Frenchie/Pug mix from a shelter in a neighboring state. She is on her way to Houston and we will update soon.

HardingPH ID: #5639
Harding is a senior pug mix that comes to PugHearts from a Texas shelter

HermionePH ID: #5634
Hermione comes to us from Mississippi.

Hermione is eight years and is a happy, friendly girl! She is the ultimate velcro pug who will not disappoint as she jumps for joy and gives you kisses when you get home. She loves other dogs and children. She hasn’t met a person she doesn’t like yet!

Since she was rescued from a breeder, she is still working on house training but has made incredible progress in the first week being in her foster home. After the first few days, she has had only had accidents on the pee pad after she eats. Otherwise, she goes in the backyard with the other dogs. She is working on losing some “holiday weight” and will undergo treatment for heartworms over the next few months.

Put in your application soon as this sweet girl will surely be adopted quickly!

HoneysucklePH ID: #5656
Honeysuckle comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley

HunterPH ID: #5681
Tiny terror in my house. He's stolen blankets, pillows, shoes, and grocery bags. He plays a mean game of keep away. He surfs end tables and nightstands with ease. He eats chapstick. He's wearing me out and he's been here for less than 12 hours. He has eyes looking different directions and an underbite to die for.

He's very sweet, and pretty funny, so I sort of like him....a LOT! Meet Hunter!

Hunter has stolen his foster's heart and will be playing with them forever!

IsaacPH ID: #5701
Isaac is so happy. He’s a sweet boy, with some vision issues, but that doesn’t stop him from wanting to play and give you kisses. He seems to have no problems with other dogs. I’m guessing no more than 6. Needs to be neutered, and get checked out. He loves everyone, and I swear he smiles all the time!

IsabellaPH ID: #5629
Isabella is a sweet girl that comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley with her sister Isidora.

JacksonPH ID: #5709
Jackson comes to PugHearts from a local vet clinic. He is heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption.

JacobPH ID: #5704
Jacob is a gorgeous young man that is making his way to Houston to join the PugHearts family. Stay tuned.

JaxPH ID: #5432
Jax is a 7 year old fawn male. He lost an eye when he was young and is totally blind in the other eye. He is otherwise a healthy happy boy. When he first entered his foster home, he paced for about 3 days. He was mapping the furniture. Now he gets around with little effort. He explores the back yard and finds his way back to the back door. He would not do well with someone who likes to move their furniture all the time. He has a good appetite and goes straight to the kennel when you say kennel. He will also find his way onto the sofa, even the back of it, by himself. He will not jump off however and will whimper to let you know he would like to get off. He gets along with other dogs. I think he would like a home with at least one other dog to help him feel secure. Give this amazing blind boy a chance. One last word, he will NOT do well around a pool and/or other open bodies of water.

JebPH ID: #5248
Jeb is a senior boy that comes to PugHearts from a local shelter. He is dealing with some neglect and age has not been kind to him. He is currently at the vet to be evaluated, treated and readied to go into a foster home to learn what spoiling and comfort feel like.

From Jeb's foster: If Jeb would write a personal ad, it would go like this...

Looking for an adorable elderly gent? I am Jeb, an 11 year old black pug who loves to cuddle, is great with other dogs and kids, and is very well mannered. My happiest moment is laying next to you and enjoying your company. I don't pee or poop in your house either. Since I do have some sight issues (i have some vision - I have to have eye drops), my current people pick me up and take me out. As soon as I am out, I take care of business fast and am ready to go back in. If I need to go out in the meantime, I will bark to let you know that I need to go. I am kind of "fluffy" right now - I love to eat and it shows so I am working on losing some "fluff". I am not food aggressive and eat right along all my other 4 legged people. My back legs are a little wonky when I walk but when I lose some "fluff" it should help that. So you are wondering how I am without you? I snooze away until you come back. I have free roam so I am a trust worthy kinda guy. Some say "what a good boy" - nah, I am a great boy!

LattePH ID: #5209
Latte is a 10 year old that is looking for a comfy couch and quality snuggle time. Latte is heartworm negative and dealing with dry eye.

From Latte's foster: Latte is about 9 years old. Blind in one eye and maybe some in the other eye.

He is a little bit of a loner. He eats very well in his crate. Latte prefers sleeping with me and his other Pug friends. Very good with other dogs and children. Latte would be a very good companion to sit and be a TV buddy.

LaurelPH ID: #5646
Laurel is a beautiful lady that was found dumped in a parking lot. Her paw was swollen and infected due to a mail that had grown completely through the paw pad.

Happily, she is heartworm negative.

Laurel is a sweet, 2-year-old, young lady with good manners. She craves attention and is a chatty lady who will let you know when she isn’t getting enough. Laurel likes to play with stuffed squeaky toys. She is potty trained as well as crate trained. She is a Velcro pug who likes to be close to her humans and likes to be touching them if possible. She gets along well with other dogs. Laurel does have some skin issues, but it seems to be clearing up with medication. She’s looking for the perfect forever family who will give her the attention she deserves.


LauriePH ID: #5713
Meet Laurie, an 8 year old diabetic female. She is doing great and will be checked out by the vet and we will make sure she is on the right amount of insulin and take care of anything else she needs.

LaylaPH ID: #4936
Layla is an 13 year old senior female.She is heartworm negative and in good health.

From Layla's foster: Layla is a 13 yr old, young at heart female. She is heart worm negative and has an old fracture to her right front elbow that was not attended to properly when weeks old. This hardly slows her down! She loves to run and do zoomies in the back yard and inside the house. She is a joy to have around. She's a feisty girl that only has eyes for her human. She is extremely smart. She learned to use a doggie door in no time at all. Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?? She's potty trained and loves to play with plush toys. She does tire easily, but enjoys a free ride on her stroller with her brother Spike. They are a sight to behold! Her eyesight and hearing are intact. She has a very sweet disposition and enjoys frequent belly rubs. You will fall in love with her antics right away as she is cute as a button with her huge brown eyes. Layla does not enjoy being held for long periods, but loves her alone time with her human. Love this little gal!!

LilaPH ID: #5183
Lila is a 4 yr old female that comes to PugHearts after being found wandering all alone.

She appears to have some problems with her back legs and is being monitored by the vet. Lila is, happily, heartworm negative.

From Lila's foster: Meet Lila - our gorgeous Lila!! She is a very happy, healthy 4yr old that loves to play and cuddle and run - everywhere she goes!!

Lila is a special needs pug that has some neurological issues with her back legs. We are not sure if this is due to an injury or birth - be please do not let this deter you from adopting her!! She does not let this slow her down one bit!! The biggest issue is elimations, as she is not always aware of pooping. Lila does squat to urinate, but then hops about 3ft while going. If she is leashed and you hold her, she will finish then move on. She will also stand up when asked!

This sweet girl is a treasure and we are hoping that someone will give her a chance at a family - she deserves her own family and loves with her whole heart!!

LolitaPH ID: #4642
Lolita is a fawn female and an owner surrender.

From Lolita's with help from foster: Hi, Yall Lolita here Im about 8 years old, full figured little lady. I am doggie door trained. I am good with kids, other dogs, cats, and I love people. I am sight impaired but I can see light and dark. I do require eye drops 2 to 3 times a day to help with my dry eyes. I also take Rimadyl for my minor arthritis as needed, but I get around just fine. I also take Tobutrol for what they call a narrowing trachea which makes me cough from time to time. I do like to cuddle. I love my treats. I love green beans and carrots with my kibble. Foster mom also puts some coconut oil in out food several times a week. I love the taste of coconut. she gets that kind that is unprocessed or something like that, so it taste just like coconut. She also puts plain yogurt in out food too from time to time, boy that stuff is good. Did I mention I do love my treats? I will play tug-a-war if you put the toy to my mouth. Foster mom says I’m a wonderful lady pug. If you are looking for a cuddle pug, then I'm your girl. I'm taking applications for my forever home. So if you would like an interview please let me know.

LouisePH ID: #5107
Louise is a senior pug that was an owner surrender. She is so very sweet and loves to cuddle. Everyone falls in love with her. She does have a collapsing trachea and will have to be on medication for the rest of her life. She can't be out in the heat and/or exercise for a long time. Louise would be perfect for someone that wants a quiet, lovable companion. She is not dominant, and she gets along great with my 2 dogs. She is not food aggressive and very rarely has "accidents" on the floor. If you like to sleep late, Louise will not wake you up! She is perfectly happy snuggling in the bed next to you and is such good company. If you are looking for a furry companion to watch movies with you and love you unconditionally, Louise is for you!

Lucy 8PH ID: #5714
Lucy is a young female that comes to PugHearts with a broken hip. We do not know how this happened or how long ago it occurred, but we will take care of her. She will have surgery to correct the fractured femur head and she will be back up on her paws in no time.

Come meet foster Lucy! This 1 year old, heartworm negative, little lady is super playful and super cuddly. She has a tail curl that doesn’t stop wagging and she isn’t opposed to wet grass or rain. Her favorite place is melting into your lap. Once she has surgery in October to fix her hip (you think she is fast now, just wait), she will be ready for her forever home. She seems to be potty trained and is not treat motivated. She is not super fond of being in a kennel, but we are working on this (velcro pug 100%). This sweetheart won’t be looking to be adopted for long!

Luke 4PH ID: #5472
Luke is a 12 year old fawn male. He is heartworm negative and neutered.

This boy is a LOVE!

Sadly, Luke has bone cancer and is now in hospice with his foster Mom.

LunaPH ID: #5636
Hello Everyone,

I wanted to formerly introduce foster Luna!

As you can see, she has the cutest little face! She’s pretty petite. She loves getting to go on walks - and even jumps at joy when she sees the leash! She loves her new pug roommate and her foster Mom as well! She will do well with other pups in her future home.

She’s learning how to go potty properly and it’s a work in progress! She loves to cuddle but also enjoys playing with her foster brother’s toys!

She is 3.5 years old. Sadly she is heartworm positive and will be ready for her forever home after treatment.


MacyPH ID: #5585
Macy is a 9 year old female. She comes to PugHearts blind and now having seizures.

Macy is a nine year old owner surrender. She has quite a bit of weight to lose and is almost, if not completely, blind. That being said she doesn't let any of it slow her down. She seems potty trained but doesn't know where the back door is yet so we are working on it. She does well in a kennel and loves to be petted. She makes the cutest noises when petted and has the pug head tilt on lock. She gets along great with our other foster and our 10 month old. She is the SWEETEST pug ever and would be an awesome addition to your family.

MalcolmPH ID: #5584
Malcolm (aka Professor Malcolm) is the perfect velcro pug for anyone wanting a sweet boy who gets along well with kids and other dogs. He is able to map out new spaces, despite being blind, in about 24 hours. He is 11 years old, heartworm negative and already neutered. He gets around great in the house, backyard, and on walks. He is fully house trained, sitting at the back door when he needs to go out and sitting back at the door when he is ready to come inside.

BONUS! Malcolm has a beautiful black coat that doesn’t shed as much as the average pug!

Because of his diabetes, he needs twice daily injections, which are a breeze to give him! He sits politely as you give it to him. He also needs once daily eye drops for dry eyes. Once his diabetes is stable and his dental work is done, he will be ready for his forever home.

MarlonPH ID: #5698
Marlon is a sweet guy from the shelter in the Rio Grande Valley. He will be evaluated by the vet and we will update soon.

MelPH ID: #5697
This gorgeous guy is Mel. He is 11 years old and truly fabulous in every way. He will woo woo to you when he wants something. He comes to PugHearts with his son Milo due to changes in their previous home. He is housebroken, neutered and a complete joy to be around.

MelodyPH ID: #5578
Everyone, welcome Melody.

She was found on a road near Dallas sitting there in pouring rain.

The reason she was just sitting there is because she cannot walk.

She has a broken pelvis, femur and a dislocated hip among numerous other issues. It will take us, and the amazing vets in Sugar Land, months to put her back together.

Melody is also severe heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment before she can be adopted.


MercedesPH ID: #5626
Mercedes comes to PugHearts from a Texas shelter. She had been suspected of being hit by a car....but as it turns out, she has some significant hip and spinal issues that are not new.

This 6 year old little cutie still runs with the grumble and LOVES life.

MillerPH ID: #5683
Miller is a 4 year old male looking for a forever home all his own.


MilliePH ID: #5355
Millie is a senior lady that comes to PugHearts from a local shelter. She has some severe dental disease that is already being addressed. Her knees are genetically bad and have caused her rear legs to bend, making her bow legged. She is heartworm negative.

This lady is a love and a talker. She follows you everywhere, crates well, loves to eat, gives kisses, allows you to bathe her without a battle and snores so nicely.

If you want a lady to spend quality time with and allow her to be spoiled for the remainder of her days....Millie is your gal!

MiloPH ID: #5696
Meet Milo is a gorgeous 9 year old neutered boy who is full of life!

Milo comes to PugHearts with his father Mel due to changes in their previous home. Milo is housebroken with perfect manners!

MinervaPH ID: #5635
Minerva comes to us from Mississippi.

Minerva is a beautiful 6 year old, she is heartworm positive and should be ready for adoption in November. This little girl was saved from a puppy mill in horrible condition. Although still not trusting of some things, Minerva is starting to realize she is in a good place where she is loved. Follow her journey on Facebook and Instagram and watch her grow, you will want to be waiting for her when she completes her transformation!

MinxPH ID: #4795
Meet Minx. PugHearts picked him up after he hid out in a strangers garage.

This boy is super sweet, did not even give the cat a 2nd look.. His color is that of Mink, hence the name Minx. we will know more about him after he is seen by the vet.

From Minx's foster: Minx is a approximately 8 year old boy pug mix. They think he might be part boxer. He weighs about 26 pounds. He is very easy crate and does well on a leash. He thinks he is part cat and will roll over on his belly and paw the air. He is the softest dog I have ever pet. He loves to have his ears scratched. He is currently on a prescription diet for GI upset.

MortyPH ID: #5665
Morty is a young male that comes to PugHearts with his friend Rick. Stay tuned to hear all about the adventures of these 2 crazy boys.

Foster Morti is a 3 month old brindle pug mix. He is a playful puppy in his teething phase. He knows how to use the doggie door. If lying in bed with you he will get off the bed via the steps and go outside and potty. He has a healthy appetite, loves playing with squeaky toys, chewing on cow hooves, and playing with his brother Rick. He does love the follow you wherever you go and if you close the door in front of him he will cry until he gets his way. He loves to snuggle.

NuggetPH ID: #3218
Nugget is a black male. He 10 years old. He is heartworm negative. He has been neutered, microchipped and is current on his vaccinations.

From Nugget's foster: Nugget is a 10 year old pug man…but I don’t think anyone has told him his true age! He is so active and happy – and quite the talker! He has the funniest “roo, roo, roo” talk that it will make you smile, even on your worst days! He loves to play with stuffed animals, and he gets along great with our other dogs and cat. He was an owner surrender, and seems to have been well cared for all of his life. He likes his “den” (crate) even when we are home and just watching tv, he will often just retreat with a toy to his area. He’s slowly enjoying more couch time though! He is housebroken. He is FULL of personality! Please consider opening your heart and home to this older gentleman….you will not be disappointed!

OpheliaPH ID: #5085
Ophelia comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande valley.

She is a 4 year old fawn female. She is severe heartworm positive and will have to go through treatment prior to adoption.

From Ophelia's foster: Ophelia is a Velcro pug, very energetic and happy. She loves toys, Nyla bones and plush toys, but unfortunately she has mega esophagus which can be irritated by over enthusiastic play or stress. She loves tummy and chest rubs and she will let you know if you have not fulfilled her pet/scratch quota by pawing at your hand. She gives kisses and is very excited most of the time. Which has been alittle worrisome during her heart worm treatment. The mega esophagus is manageable with elevated food and rest 20-30 mins after feeding. Ophelia is a delightful little girl that adds a bright spot to everyday.

Medical hold and then pending adoption with his foster Mom.

OscarPH ID: #5669
Oscar is a 10 year old male that comes to us from out of state. He had some much needed dental work done and is starting to feel much better. Oscar is vision limited due to dry eye that was not treated properly and he will need eye drops daily for life. He is scheduled to have some lumps and bumps removed and his nose job completed soon.

From the Fosters: Oscar 007 as we call him is a Senior Male that has a beautiful soul. He’s 10 years old sight and hearing impaired. Don’t don’t let that fool ya. He’s a go getter. If your looking for a Velcro senior. Well look no further.

PashiePH ID: #4883
Fawn female 7 years old, mostly blind.

From Pashie's foster: For what Pashie lacks in sight, she makes up for in sheer determination. She will follow you around the world and back as long as she can sense you, hear your feet or hear your voice. She happily will plant herself on the floor close to you if you stay too long. She is also a pretty decent couch potato, where she likes to get her back scratched. She has one of the softest coats I've ever seen so she gets her back scratched a lot! She is a super sweet dog who gets along great with my two-legged boys and my middle-age alpha pug. She's not real fond of our one year old puppy, there's a lot going on there! If you are looking for a velcro pug and a companion for life, this is your girl.

PatrickPH ID: #5493
Patrick comes to PugHearts from a shelter in the Rio Grande Valley. He has some medical issues that will be evaluated and addressed.

Patrick is the sweetest pug! 7 years young and full of love and smart! Enjoys cuddles and kisses. He likes to spend time in the yard basking in the sun. He gets along well with other dogs! He is fully house trained. He will let you know when he needs to go outside to do his business by standing in front of the door. This sweet boy has some special needs so he is looking for a family that can give him extra love.

PerryPH ID: #5661
Perry is a young male pug that comes to PugHearts following a broken leg and financial issues in his home.

The leg is healed and doing well.

Perry is all puppy energy and wiggles.

PeterPH ID: #5607
Peter is a 4 year old brindle boy. He is neutered and just as sweet as can be. Peter has some separation anxiety and wants to be with you 24/7. He doesn’t like the crate at all. He doesn’t seem to care for toys at all, but is slowly starting to play with the other dogs here. He has quite a bit of hair loss from mange, but we are fixing that up! He is about as cute as they come! He won’t be available for adoption till after he goes through his heart worm treatment.


PorterPH ID: #5600
Porter is a kind older gentleman that was found wandering all alone. He is in poor condition, but heading to the vet to get all of his medical needs addressed.

Porter also known as Portier is a distinguished older gentleman who has a few issues with his back. He gets along great with everyone he is happy-go-lucky. He is a good travel dog he likes to go in the car.

He will have to undergo heartworm treatment so he will be adoptable after that. He is a very sweet happy boy

QuinnPH ID: #5677
The Mightly Quinn has broken free of his chains and is looking for a place to call his own (with great food, a soft bed and AC) forever.

RemingtonPH ID: #5330
Remington was found following Hurricane Harvey and will be hanging out with PugHearts in hopes that his family will come looking for him.

Remington is a 12 year old neutered male who was found after Harvey at a local shelter. He is a gentle soul, and just wishes to live out his final years loved by a human of his very own. He does have dry eyes, spondylosis, and is mostly deaf and blind.

He likes to spend his days either sleeping next to you on a couch, or relaxing in a dog bed. He is great around other dogs and children and truly gets along with everybody.

RenPH ID: #5657
Ren comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley

RickPH ID: #5664
Rick is a young male that comes to PugHearts with his friend Morty. Stay tuned to hear all about the adventures of these 2 crazy boys.

Rick is a 3 month old brindle pug mix. He knows how to climb up the steps and use the doggie door. He's a very mischievous puppy in his teething phase and if you're wearing a dress, he Loves to pull on it. He is a typical puppy that loves chew toys, squeaky toys, and hooves. He gets along well with other pugs but loves his brother Morti.

RobertPH ID: #5467
Sweet Robert comes to PugHearts from a shelter in Texas. He is about 12 years old, blind, heard of hearing and with bad knees and arthritis.

This poor guy had no business in a shelter and is just looking for a warm bed and loving human to let him live out his life in peace, safety and love.

We are happy to report that he is heartworm negative. He does have terrible dental care and will be having a dental done with his neuter.

He has bad knees and arthritis....typical old man problems. He is blind, but he is NOT deaf. his ears had some infection and we are treating that as well as dry eye.

RosePH ID: #5537
Beatrix Rose (PH Rose) is a super star. She is around 8 years old small little lady She is opinionated and let’s you know it. She does have some loss of use in her back legs but gets around well she potties outside, most of the time.

She loves her kennel and goes in there on her own to nap. She gets along well with the other pugs. She is heartworm positive and will go through treatment before going to her forever home. So get your application in for her. #phadoptme

RossPH ID: #5618
Hi PugHearts Fans! They call me Ross. I think I am 2 yrs young, energetic but not hyper. Loooves cuddles from my human. My foster mom says I am a very smart pug, I catch on routines and commands real fast. Also, I like to please my humans. And you know what else? I have the cutest, handsomest charcoal face that will love you forever. I will be ready for my furever family very soon once I get rid with this thing they call heartworm. I am an easy going boy, gets along with other dogs and small humans a like.

If I am the perfect pug for you, don’t be shy and go send your application.

RufusPH ID: #5672
Rufus is a young male that found a good Samaritan when he was lost and lonely. Thanks to this he was safe and they did try to find his family with no luck. So, Rufus is hanging out with the pugs of PugHearts and looking for a forever family to call his own.

SandyPH ID: #5647
Sandy is a sweet girl that comes to PugHearts looking for her furever family. Sandy is a 5 year old Apricot pug with a beautiful soft coat. She has black markings on her face witch really compliments her Apricot color. She a Velcro energetic sweat heart that does well in numbers.

Get ready for the next Pug Rap Star Sandy B! I Love treats that I can eat, I Love to be by your side and that's no lie. I am sweet and I love all the Peeps. I would love a Home I could call my Own, I am 5 years old ,spayed and need to go through heartworm treatment in Oct. I am a Beautiful apricot color and my coat is so soft and shiny.

Could I be the one who is number one for you?

ShanePH ID: #5700
Meet Shane, this handsome man is looking for a family to call his own forever.

SierraPH ID: #5567
Sierra is a 2 yr old brindle Bugg (Boston Terrier/Pug mix). She is severe heartworm positive and will need to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption.

She is house broken, sleeps in her crate and likes to cuddle. Velcro dog, for sure!

SpritePH ID: #5532
Ms Sprite is a small senior girl that comes to PugHearts looking for a place to spend her sparkling silver years. She is blind and dealing with some arthritis. However, nothing slows this girl down.

She LOVES people and other dogs and has no trouble finding the kitchen at dinner time.

My name is Sprite and I am a sweet tiny 13 year old gal. Like a typical elderly gal, I spend most of my day napping. I do not hear or see well but I can sniff about and figure out how to get around. I bark to let my fosters know I need a bathroom break and they always carry me out and back in. I am good with kids - my current fosters have a 2 year old and she likes to pet me (she is gentle and calls me Grandma Dog). If you are looking for someone who will sit happily next to you while you Netflix and chill, I am your gal!

StanleyPH ID: #5703
Stanley is a gentle sweetheart. I’m guessing he’s somewhere btwn 2-4 years. He always has a concerned look while he’s on the ground, but cannot stop giving you kisses once he’s in your lap. He loves being held, and walks pretty good on a leash. He seems to get along with everyone too. He needs to be neutered and checked out before he’ll be ready for adoption, but he’s a catch for sure!

Stella-4PH ID: #5668
Stella comes to PugHearts after her family was no longer able to care for her properly. She is about a years old and heartworm negative. She has charmed her foster family and will be adopted by them.

Stella is a one year old owner surrender, who came to PugHearts after spending her entire life tied up outside. She’s learning what it means to be a puppy, feel love, and air conditioning! She loves playing with toys, and chasing her foster brother and sisters around the house. Stella is learning house manners, and mastered the doggy door on day 1. She’s a true lover, looking for a place to call her own.


Stella 5PH ID: #5673
Stella is a sweet girl that comes to PugHearts looking for a family of her own to love. This sweetheart is about 4 years old and heartworm negative.

Stella is said to be 4 years old. She’s heartworm neg, but has hip dysplasia in both hips (more noticeably in the right hip). She is sweet and petite, and gets along with pets and people alike. She does have dry eye and will need simple eye drops daily for life. She adores meal time and naps. She bonds quickly and easily to her people. She never pees in the house and is working on putting all of her poop outside. But it’s hard to be annoyed by her when you see this sweet brown eyes looking at you.

SterlingPH ID: #5557
Sterling is a senior gentleman left at a local shelter. He is estimated to be 14 years old, has a severe ear infection and other neurological problems we are starting to address.

Sterling is a 14 year old pug that was at the shelter when we picked him up. He is blind, toothless and deaf to anything other than super high pitched sounds. He’s a good guy that just wants to live out his life in peace and comfort. He wanders around the house and periodically takes a nap on rugs, dog bed, sorted laundry, anything that is soft. He seems to be a happy guy with the exception of growling at invisible dogs while guarding something. It’s so very funny to watch him just stand there and growl when he’s the only one there, but he wants to make sure everyone knows it’s his.

The chances that anyone will ever open their home to Sterling are not great, but if you have it in your heart to give this guy a place to live out his golden years you will never be sorry. Just give it some thought, it’s not difficult to take care of a senior and it is very rewarding.

StevenPH ID: #5606
Steven is a gorgeous fawn male. He is heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption. Steven came to PugHearts because of a divorce. He is absolutely adorable! He loves to be with his human and snuggle close at bed time. He is house trained and a perfect gentlemen. I would say he is the best behaved dog we have fostered to date. You can see from his pictures, he is gorgeous! He will be a great on his own or with a brother or sister.

One lucky person will adopt Hunka Hunka Steve!


SuziePH ID: #5491
Suzie is a 10 year old fawn female. She comes to PugHearts looking for someone to love her in her golden years.

Introducing my new foster, Suzie. She is 8-10 yrs old, small in size (9.5 lbs) and a true Velcro pug. She has been neglected and came to us with bad skin soars and under weight. But her skin is healing nicely and she loves to eat! She loves to be in your lap, sleeping snuggling up with you or under your feet. Those are the only choices! She does have a spinal issue that causes her back legs to sometime flare out, so I don't recommend her being placed in a home with small children. She gets along well with the other dogs and we are working on potty training. She will be spayed and getting a dental in April.

SybilPH ID: #5638
Sybil comes to us from Mississippi

Sybil is a 12 year old, heart worm negative female. She is one of the Mississippi 6 rescued from a puppy mill. This girl is a sweetheart and loves people. She is truly a Velcro pug— loves to follow you, sit with you, snuggle with you, loves attention!

Sybil is a resilient puppy mill survivor and a true sweetheart. This wonderful 12 year old girl LOVES people, other dogs, snuggles, cuddles, and will follow you everywhere! She is slightly vision impaired, but has excellent hearing. She is potty trained, crate trained, and heartworm negative. Don’t miss out on this senior lady with a heart of gold. What a great little buddy!

TaftPH ID: #5641
Taft wants to personally thank that ladies that alerted PugHearts to him and a special thanks to Laura for catching him.

Taft, named for his weighty goal, President William Howard Taft, was literally trapped in the wild, after a Good Samaritan alerted PugHearts, and skilled volunteers worked cleverly to nab him. He'd been living in a ditch (yes really), surviving the heat, the rain, the dark, and multiple major roadways. He was elusive and took time, but now lives the indoor dream.

He is a tiny, 12 pound, 4 year old, black and white pug with unique white tuxedo chest and speckled matching 'gloves'. He is very active and cheerful and loves my other pugs. He will need strong guidance from all his new family members with regard to potty and house manners. He likely has never lived inside; never seen a toy; never had any consistency or training. He is simply electric when given attention and flops around like a fish with excitement. PugHearts will spare no expense in restoring him to health. We've already covered the happy.

He has an underdeveloped eye, but does see; his August neuter set. Sadly (but expectedly), he is severe heart worm positive and quite malnourished, so will not be adoptable until Oct/Nov. This quirky, adorable, hard luck gent will get chosen fast, so get your app in now and follow his frequent updates on PugHearts' Facebook page.

TessPH ID: #5501
Sweet Tess is an 11 year old female with spinal issues. She was surrendered due to changes in her family.

Tess is a beautiful fawn female, about 9-11 years old and owner surrendered when her family could no longer take care of her and her fur siblings. We can truly say Tess picks her human and becomes obsessed with them. She has picked her foster daddy lol. She pines for him when he is not in her line of vision. Her previous owners thought she was paralyzed and carried her around but Tessy walks just fine, especially if Foster Daddy leaves the room, Tessy gets up to follow him. She has either IVDD or DM. Fortunately she is continent of urine and stool and we take her out for frequent potty breaks. Unfortunately, due to being a spinal dog, she has chronic UTI's. She likes toys, sleeping in the big bed next to her person and head scratches. She will defend her food from the other pugs if they get too close, barks at the younger dogs when they get too rowdy and can get quite feisty. She is a special needs pug so probably will not get adopted. But that's ok, we will enjoy her for as long as needed.

ThorPH ID: #5588
Prayers needed for a sweet old man who is on his way to Houston from Mexico.

Thor is in bad shape and he needs all the prayers he can get.

He has tested positive for Erlichia, a tick borne disease, and is now receiving treatment for it. He has had a blood transfusion and IV Fluids to help him feel better. TREATMENT COMPLETED

Thor came thundering into our lives in June. He was found on the streets of Mexico and he was very ill. This little man was not given much hope to survive. But was delivered to Houston and once again our vets have been miracle workers and Thor is doing well. Thor eats everything he can and has put on a few lbs., he takes his meds, supervises the grumble, howls when he is happy to see you and is potty trained.

Thor is 10yrs old, heartworm - (thank goodness) and is not ready for adoption yet - but keep an eye on this sweetheart - He is amazing!!

TobiasPH ID: #4629
Tobias is an extremely handsome older black pug. We think he’s about 12. He has dry eye and has some vision impairment but he can certainly still see. He’s HW negative so he’s ready to find his forever home.

From Toby (with some help from his foster): Hello! My name is PH Foster Tobias (but all of my friends call me Toby). I have been living with my foster family since August and have learned a lot of new things! I have learned to walk on a leash along with my pug foster brother and sister and now enjoy several short walks each day. I was having trouble seeing when I came to live with my foster family. My vision seems to be getting better since my foster mommy makes me homemade food to go along with my hard food and gives me vitamins and eye drops. My foster mommy taught me how to sit and she brags to everyone about how I have never had an accident in the house. We have a cat at my foster home and we get along great, too. Although I love my foster family, I am looking for a forever home. I love to sit on the couch and cuddle and would make a great companion for someone living alone. I’m a very laid back and loving pug. Won’t you please consider adopting me?



TrudyPH ID: #5678
Trudy is a 6 year old female from a shelter in Texas.

Hi! My name is Trudy and I would LOVE to Boot Scoot Boogie with you! I am 5 years old a Winky and heartworm negative. I am a little timid, but my Foster Mommy and the Grumble are showing me the ropes. I learned to use the stairs to the bed which I LOVE to sleep on and the couch on lazy Netflix couch potato days. I have no aggression with other dogs and I love to be by you. I am housebroken and spayed and just need a Dental in Oct, I take Sandimunne daily for my one eye and I LOVE treats.

Am I the Perfect Pug for you?

TumblePH ID: #4878
Tumble is a 7 yr old female better known as Tummy or Tum Tum.

She is heartworm negative and already spayed.

From Tumble's foster: Tumble is a special needs foster, not due to health issues (as she is VERY HEALTHY), but due to fear and trust issues.

Tumble comes to PugHearts scared of everything. She does not trust men at all and will bark and bark to let them know to go away.

She will trust women and is the sweetest, gentlest, loving girl once you earn her trust.

I love and adore Tumble. Tumble and my husband....not so much.

Tumble is looking for a patient lady that is willing to go slowly and allow Tumble to trust you completely.

She is housebroken, heartworm negative, kennels on command and wags her whole body when she is happy to see you.

Tumble is learning to trust my husband through food. She is a typical pug and food is her motivator.

I know there is a perfect home out there for her....it is just going to take time and patience to find it......just like it will take time and patience for Tumble to trust a forever family.

ValeriePH ID: #5580
Valerie is a 5 year old female from a local shelter. Sadly, she is severe heartworm positive and will have to go through heartworm treatment prior to adoption.

Timid, quiet, sweet, loving are all words to describe Valerie. She hasn't been properly cared for in the past, but is now enjoying being loved on and is building self confidence. We are working on helping her overcome her aversion to grass. She won't walk on it unless she's forced, but we're working on it. She gets along well with other dogs, kids, and doesn't mind getting kenneled. Medically, she has dry eye, which require daily drops, will have soft palette surgery to help her breathe easier, and she's heartworm positive, but will go through treatment in August. Valerie has gone through a tough beginning in her 5 years, but she is ready for the right forever home to give her a fairy tale ending.


VioletPH ID: #5654
Violet comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley


VivianPH ID: #4794
Vivian is a 7-8 yr old female. She comes to us with significant hydrocephalus and does have neurological issues related to that. She is heartworm negative and we are considering her a special needs adoption. However, that does not slow Vivian down at all.

From Vivian (with some help from her foster): Hi...I'm new here! My name is Vivian and I'm 7-8 years old....being a lady we'll stick with 7! ;-) I haven't ever had my own bed before but thanks to the fabulous Amazon wish list shoppers I'm really enjoying this one that I get to call my own. This foster home is pretty cool, I like the teenager...he doesn't smell TOO bad! They say I have a neurological problem...all that means to me is my walk is a little funny and my Pug head tilt is even more adorable than usual!!!

Special Notes

Vivian has hydrocephalus and consequently has neurological issues

WilsonPH ID: #5115
Meet Wilson, He was found as a stray and taken to a local shelter. Wilson has some hip issues and is very weak at the moment.

Wilson is only 4 years old, severe heartworm positive and dealing with old injuries that are causing his hips and back to be sore and weak.

From Wilson's foster: Wilson is a love muffin! Wilson was timid and frightened when he first came to live here, but he has relaxed and is much more secure and happy! He is 4yrs old, crate trained, neutered, mostly house trained, loves to sit with his humans, and gets along with all the dogs in the house. I am sure he would be great with children as he is so gentle.

He does have some weakness in his back end, but that does not stop him - he prances in the yard, runs, jumps down, wags and curls his tail. His only restriction seems to be jumping up on furniture.

He will make a perfect companion as an only dog or in a grumble!


Wilson update -After a tough time with heartworm treatment, he is now doing very well. He is healthy, loves his humans, his dogs, and also loves children. He will climb in any lap that will hold him. Please consider this sweet, very chill Man Dog! We love Wilson and he deserves his own family, he has waited a long time!!

WrigleyPH ID: #5589
Wrigley is a precious young boy from a local shelter. He is dealing with sarcoptic mange and is heartworm positive. He has a long way to go, but we will help him all along the way.

Foster Wrigley is a 2 year old neutered male. He is Heartworm positive and is preparing for his treatment in a couple of months. He was treated for sarcopic Mange as soon as he was rescued. Although he gets along with other dogs, he prefers to sit by his human’s side, play fetch, or play with his toys alone. Wrigley is being potty trained at the moment and is doing a great job with only a few accidents here and there. His legs were a little weak in the beginning but he is slowly regaining his strength and can now jump to the couch with no issues. This boy definitely has some character and is such a joy to foster!

YokiPH ID: #5711
Yoki means rain in Hopi and this handsome little man comes to us from the rain drenched Rio Grande Valley. He is making his way to Houston and we will update soon.

YoshiPH ID: #5686
Yoshi comes to PugHearts from the Rio Grande Valley. He needed immediate vet care and was seen by a vet there. Sadly, this boy tested positive for Erlichia (a tick borne disease) and we have already started treatment. He is heading to Houston for continued treatment and we will update once he has seen our vet.

ZachPH ID: #5667
Zach is a 2-year-old fawn male Chug. He is neutered, heartworm negative and up to date on all his shots. He had to have one eye removed due to trauma and he will also have a hernia repaired in the very near future. Zach is house trained, crate trained and happy and healthy. He likes to play and would like a home of his own where he can collect his toys, hang out in his bed and play tug of war with other dog buddies. He would be OK as an only dog too, as long as someone will play with him! Please give this little guy a chance!

ZorinaPH ID: #5663
Zorina is a 9 year old female that comes to PugHearts after her owner passed away. This precious little lady is looking for a loving family to help her heal her broken heart.