Available Pugs Adoption Profiles

Please read our Adoption Process Here

  • ♦ All applicants must be over the age of 18, reside in the state of Victoria, Australia. 
  • ♦ To safeguard both our pugs and volunteers physical and psychological welfare we do not conduct interstate or overseas adoptions. 
  • ♦ Our adoption fees vary from pug to pug and generally range from $650 to $1,200+  This adoption fee never covers the cost of vet work or the time and care we invest into each pug coming through our organisation. 
  • ♦ All of our pugs move into their new home with a collar, lead, harness, fully vet worked and with a comprehensive adoption folder.

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To enquire about adopting one of our available pugs please email with how your home and lifestyle matches the furever home wishes of our available pugs. (Please include your Name, Email address, Suburb & Phone number): info@pugrescue.org.au

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MOLLY

To enquire about adopting Molly please email with how your home and lifestyle matches her furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Female Fawn Desexed Pug

Microchip Number: #98200019065062
DOB: 05/01/2013

Golly Miss Molly we must confess…
That you are a puggy princess…
A queen bee…. 
Who’s brown eyes say love me….

You love joining in….
And give a puggy grin….
When you are told you are a good girl…
Which makes your tail slightly waggle..

You can sit, drop and shake hands…
Your brain is so smart we think that a clever human could probably teach you to do a handstand….
You love walkies to the park…
And you only sometimes bark….
Car rides are fun..
You do like to sing a bit but halt your songs when a ‘Shhhushh Molly’ comes from foster mum…

After several months in Pug Rescue care losing weight and undergoing behavioural training working through stress and fear based dominant behaviours Molly is really happy to report…
That she now is a much happier settled girl who doesn’t feel the constant need to dominate humans or other dogs and can now be picked up, handled patted, cuddled and examined without having to resort…
To her previous behaviours where she used to be very worked up, whale eye, scream and even bite to fear dominate and get her own way…
Molly says experienced leadership has shown her a way…
To be a much calmer happier girl yay…

Molly thinks chew toys like nylabones are great…
And she will give a soft toy a shake shake shake….
Resting her head…
She sleeps soundly through the night on a soft bed…

Molly can’t wait to find a furever home…
Of her very own….
One that will love her and show her the way…
Of how to live the puglife everyday….

Molly is toilet trained, will drop and wait until told it’s ok to eat, is crate trained and also happy to sleep on a doggy bed, walks nicely on a lead and harness.  Molly can also sit and shake hands.

Molly’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Molly is best suited as a single pug/dog as she likes to be boss.  She can socialise with dogs out an about without issues but in her home she needs to be the one and only queen.
  • ♥Molly is seeking humans that can show her good leadership and set ground rules for her.  She is very receptive to positive directions and yearns for her leaders to show her right from wrong.  Molly is not suited to anyone unsteady on their feet or anyone that can not lay some ground rules as she will start thinking she needs to be boss which is very confusing and upsetting for Molly.  Molly displays fear type dominance behaviours if she feels like she is the boss so please don’t apply for Molly if you are not a confident and experienced  dog owner.
  • ♥Molly is not suitable for homes with children or that will have children in the future.  
  • ♥Molly with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥We don’t think Molly is suited to a home with cats or other small animals.
  • ♥Molly absolutely requires at least a 15 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Molly of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of her house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Molly may be suitable for homes with smaller yards.  She does however require a yard area to run around in and get some fresh air and sun and to go to the toilet.   

Medical notes:

Molly is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with her worming & flea prevention.

Molly has undergone extensive behavioural training whilst in Pug Rescue’s care.

Molly has lost weight whilst in Pug Rescue care.


PABLO

To enquire about adopting Pablo please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au
Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Pug
Microchip Number: #956000004354911
DOB: 15/06/2015

Pablo is everyone’s puggy mate…
And thinks everything in life is great…
He gets excited over everything….
His little curl tail and puggy butt literally waggle with a happy swing swing swing….

Shaking paw when asked….
He also likes to have a game of chasey and run fast….
And soft toys are a so much fun…
He likes shaking them, squeaking them, playing tug of war and carrying them around showing everyone…..

Pablo says he is very proud to say…
That since arriving into Pug Rescue foster care he has lost a whopping 3kg in excess weight yay…
He can breath so much better now…
And his toned and trim puggy physique makes the lady puggies go wow….

As well as losing weight Pablo has worked hard with his foster mum to not being silly and wiggling around when being picked up….
And how to have self control like a good pup…
He can’t help but still get excited about going for walks and car rides…
He loves walkies and trots along smiling with great pride…

Sitting and waiting for dinner…
And only eating when given the ok makes this boy a winner…
Such a cheeky little face….
Pablo promises that if you adopt him he will make your life ace… 

Pablo is: crate trained or will sleep in a doggy bed, toilet trained, walks well on a lead & harness and can shake paws when asked.

Pablo’s furever home wishes:

♥ Must never let him become overweight again
♥ Pablo is seeking a desexed pug female of a similar age as a companion and teacher (between 2 to 5 years). Pablo will not be rehomed as a single pug or with another male dog or with another breed of dog. 
♥Pablo is seeking humans that are strong leaders and understand that he is very strong willed smart little boy.  He has worked very hard on his self control, separation anxiety and being handled without making a fuss whilst in Pug Rescue care.
♥Pablo is suitable for children 10+years.
♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
♥Pablo must have daily walks of at least 20 minute.
♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
♥Pablo is not suitable for apartments, units, townhouses etc  that do not have a yard.

Medical notes

Pablo is desexed, C5 vaccinated,  microchipped, up to date with worm & flea prevention. 
Pablo has lost 3kg in weight whilst in Pug Rescue care.


SPUD

To enquire about adopting Spud please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Pug

Microchip Number: #943094330180357
DOB: 18/05/2010

Hugs are wanted by Spud…
Who could resist his happy little puggy mug…
A little heartbeat at your feet…. 
He loves trotting about with you or laying near you for a sleep….

Bright and alert Spud is up to check anything exciting out and join in….
He loves to know what is going on as he wears his cheeky grin….
His little paws go tip tap, tip tap….
Whilst his tail waggles forwards and back….

You may recall Spud is the guy…
He arrived into our care after being dumped at a pound with a rotted mouth and crumbling broken jaw, obese, infected ears, filthy and in such a terribly neglected state we wanted to cry….
After quite a road to recovery with us including removal of all his teeth, stitching his broken jaw together at Knox Vet Clinic and 5kg of weight lost and restoration of his eye sight with daily eye drops he was diagnosed by Melbourne EyeVet with a cancerous growth on his eye…
This cancer was the direct result of his past life’s horrible neglect….
But thankfully Spud has now had specialist surgery performed to remove completely the cancerous growth and save his eyesight so we have told Spud to forget…
His past life as now  as after we have spent countless hours and $4,000+ in vet care on him it’s time to find a furever home which is the best thing to happen for him yet…

Spud will have a little game of wrestle with a puggy friend….
And does enjoy cuddling up to another pug when the day comes to an end….
He loves walkies and get’s excited when it’s time to pound the streets….
Everyone who meets him says he’s sweet….

When it’s time for his eye drops Spud is a good boy and lines up for foster mum to drop them in…
He also sits and waits perfectly when it’s time for din din’s…

Spud so hopes there is a pawfect forever home out there for him….
He’s been through so much a furever family would truly make him grin…

Spud is toilet trained, will sit and wait until told it’s ok to eat, is crate trained and also happy to sleep on a doggy bed, walks nicely on a lead and harness.

Spud’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Spud would also like a senior docile female pug or small breed such as a cavalier of  similar age that was seeking companionship and the occasional play time.
  • ♥Spud is not suitable to be rehomed with another male pug/dog or with larger breeds of dogs.  Please don’t ask for him to be.
  • ♥Spud is seeking humans that can show him good leadership.  He is very receptive to positive directions.  He’s not suited to anyone unsteady on their feet or anyone that can not lay some ground rules for him as he is cheeky and will tantrum if he thinks he can.
  • ♥Spud is best suited to children who are 8+ as younger kid are a little bit too busy for him.  He would love an active home.  
  • ♥Spud with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥We are unsure of how Spud is with cat’s.  He may be fine with a cat/s that do not run or interact with dogs.
  • ♥Spud requires at least a 15 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Spud of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Spud may be suitable for homes with smaller yards.  He does however require a yard area to run around in and get some fresh air and sun and to go to the toilet.   

Medical notes:

Spud is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with his worming & flea prevention.

Spud has been successfully treated for ear infections.

Spud has undergone a major dental where all of his teeth had to be removed.  He copes just fine with eating and eats raw food with chopped up chicken necks and occasionally some dry food.

Spud has pigmentary keratitis on his eyes which he requires twice daily Maxidex & Tacrolimus eye drops for to remove and restore his eye sight.  During his time in care with his daily drops the pigment has reduced dramatically.  His new family will need to continue these eye drops and continue his appointments with his eye specialist who are located in Mulgrave.  www.melbourneeyevet.com.au

Spud has undergone specialist surgery to remove a cancerous growth from his eye.  His eye sight has been saved and the growth has been completely removed.

Spud has some arthritis in his hips which does not bother him.

Spud has undergone $4,000+ of vet care whilst in Pug Rescue care


PIKELET

To enquire about adopting Pikelet please email with how your home and lifestyle matches her furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Female fawn Desexed Pug x French Bulldog
Microchip Number: #956000006081941
DOB:28/01/2016

Miss Pikelet says if you pick me….
You can have pikelets for breakfast lunch and tea….
Part pug and part frenchie….
Pikelet is the sweetest girl you could ever meet…..
Pitter, patter, pitter, patter go her little feet…..

Cuddles and pats…
Make Pikelets tail go waggle waggle, tap tap….
She loves a gentle head massage and a scratch behind her ears she thinks is nice….
Asking for more with a gentle poke of her nose or tapping you with her foot once or twice….

Pikelet loves to play…..
And could run and wrestle with her puggy friends for many hours a day….
She loves soft toys, tossing them about and playing tug of war…
And if there is a chew toy to have a munch on she tell us that this is something else she truly adores….

Pikelet, being a smart girl, has learnt to sit and wait for dinner and even sit and wait at her foster homes back door to be let inside….
She is loving learning about so many things whilst out on walkies trotting along next to foster mums side…..  
Pikelet thinks the tv is pretty interesting to look at….
And adores cuddling up on a comfy blanket on the couch for a nap….

Pikelet loves to snuggle up at night with her puggy foster brother…
And she can’t wait to find her own furever puggy boyfriend or brother and father and mother…..
The big wide world is still new to Pikelet but she is learning about so many new things every day…..
And  we know that in her furever home she will have no problems at all living the pet life and all it has to offer yay…

Pikelet is: crate trained, basically toilet trained and learning quickly to walk on a lead and harness.

Pikelet’s furever home wishes:

♥Pikelet is seeking an active desexed larger statured male Pug or Pug x/Frenchie x of a similar age as a companion ( between 1 to 4 years). Pikelet will not be rehomed as a single dog or with another female dog or with a very different or larger breed of dog. Please don’t ask for her to be.
♥Pikelet is seeking humans that understand she is an ex breeding girl and although a bit unsure is quickly learning about the big wide world.
♥Pikelet is seeking a home that has completed their human family where there are children 12+.
♥Pikelet has never lived with cats and we are unsure of her reaction to them.
♥Not suitable for homes where she would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
♥Access to the inside of her house 24/7 and an indoor bed and of course secure fencing.
♥Pikelet is seeking a home with a larger block and is not suitable for homes with smaller yards. She is not suitable for apartments, units, townhouses etc with small yards or no access to a yard/courtyard/outside.

Medical notes:

Pikelet is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with worming & flea prevention.


HANK

To enquire about adopting Hank please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Bulldog X Pug

Microchip Number: #956000006232420
DOB: 03/04/2016

Hey I’m Hank…
The three year old bulldog x pug tank….
Foster mummy says I am a big goofy boy with a soft nature and big heart…. 
I love pats, cuddles and I am very smart…

I was a bit overweight and a bit afraid when I arrived into Pug Rescue foster care…
But I have lost over 2kg and now know I don’t have to get anxious as the big wide world is awesome out there….
I really enjoy my walks and stride along with pride…..
I will sit and wait when asked and look up at my human by my side….

Toys are so much fun….
I love soft ones, tug ones, chew ones and even love playing fetch with a ball as I love to run….
In my foster home I’ve learnt some self control including not jumping up and down…. 
But sometimes I can’t help be excited and acting like a goofy clown…. 

Playing with my pug x foster sister is great….
We wrestle and run so in my furever home I am looking for the perfect companion and playmate…..
I like soaking up some sunshine….
Hopefully there is an awesome forever family out there that can soon become mine…

Hank is toilet trained, will sit and wait until told it’s ok to eat, walks very nicely on a lead and martingale collar and is very happy to sleep in a big comfy crate.

Hank’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Hank is 15.3kg and the size of an tall staffy hence he is  seeking a suitable desexed  larger female pug x, female bulldog x or a female dog that looks similar to himself   (aged approx. 2 to 4 years) as a companion and play friend.  
  • ♥Hank is not suitable to be rehomed with another male pug/dog, as a single pug/dog.  Please don’t ask for him to be.
  • ♥Hank is seeking humans that can show him good leadership.  He is very receptive to positive directions.
  • ♥Hank is best suited to children who are 10+ as he is a big boy.  He would love an active home.  
  • ♥Hank requires secure fencing.
  • ♥We are unsure of what Hank is like around cats.  He may be fine with a dog savvy cat.
  • ♥Hank requires at least a 20 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Hank of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Hank is best in a home with a bigger block of land.   

Medical notes:

Hank is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with his worming & flea prevention.


FRED (No more enquiries for now please)

To enquire about adopting Fred please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Pug X

Microchip Number: #943094320462580
DOB: 10/08/2015

Fred with a little pink nose…..
Tippy tappy toes….
Double curled tail that waggles with glee…. 
And a smile that says pick me!….

He is happy to join in on the fun….
Whether it be a car ride, walkie or a run….
A game of fetch with a ball or toy…..
Makes Fred a happy boy….

Fred is very proud to say….
That during his time in Pug Rescue foster care he had his ear infection treated and has lost 3kg and feels so much healthier yay….
He’s also learnt some self control including staying on his bed and not jumping up and down…. 
He’s also learnt heaps from his foster puggy sister and is a true puggy clown…. 

Singing a song of joy and dancing a few puggy spins when it’s dinner time or his lead and harness come out….
Fred likes to leave his foster mum without a doubt…..
That he is thankful for everything…..
And for caring for him….

Fred hopes to find a furever home with a puggy girlfriend and family to love…..
He would love to sit on his forever families couch and get lots of hugs….

Fred is toilet trained, will sit and wait until told it’s ok to eat, will sit on a bed when told, walks nicely on a lead and harness.

Fred’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Fred is seeking a suitable desexed larger female pug or female pug like pug x   (aged approx. 2 to 5 years) as a companion and play friend.  (Being a pug x Fred is a bit taller and bigger then pure pugs)
  • ♥Fred is not suitable to be rehomed with another male pug/dog, as a single pug/dog or with another larger unpuglike breed of dog.  Please don’t ask for him to be.
  • ♥Fred is seeking humans that can show him good leadership.  He is very receptive to positive directions.
  • ♥Fred is best suited to children who are 12+ as he is still a bit jumpy and excitable.  He would love an active home.  
  • ♥Fred with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥Fred has previously been around cats and apparently been fine with them.
  • ♥Fred requires at least a 20 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Fred of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Fred may be suitable for homes with smaller yards/neighbours right next to you as he rarely barks.  He does however require a yard to run around in and get some fresh air.   

Medical notes:

Fred is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with his worming & flea prevention.

Fred has been successfully treated for ear infections and itchy skin.


BITSY (No more enquiries please)

To enquire about adopting Bitsy please email with how your home and lifestyle matches her furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Female Fawn Desexed Pug 
Microchip Number: #956000004435471
DOB:07/04/2010

Bitsy is a teeny tiny little pug….
Who along with the perfect dash of cheekiness is filled with so much love…. 
She doesn’t let anything stop her…
And she says comes with the bonus of magical fibers of puggy fur…

Bitsy is first on the scene of everything….
Checking it out and whilst giving a little smirky grin …..
She will stare deep into your eyes with adoration….
And loves to be held like a baby insisting that it’s her humans obligation…

She likes to have a little wrestle with a puggy friend….
And will have a potter about the garden and then curl up on a comfy bed at days end…..
Steps help her get up onto the couch…
Where she thinks she belongs as she loves being queen of her foster house…

In her past life Bitsy was used to breed many litters then placed up for sale without a name or age on Facebook, thankfully some special people helped her come into Pug Rescue care to start a new life…
Which is lucky as she had many health issues and some behavioural issues meaning she was in big strife….
Her breathing was horrendous, she had a long term untreated UTI, she was not desexed, she had wonky back legs from undiagnosed hip issues and a previously fractured knee and she was covered in hundreds of fleas… 
Baths, brushes to get rid of the fleas then desexing, airway surgery, vaccination, xrays, arthritis injections at Knox Vet have all been done for Bitsy now which makes us all pleased….
After Pug Rescue has spent $3,000+ on her vet work with the generous public donating $1,600 to help cover the cost of her airway, desexing and urinalysis she can now breath without struggle and is a happy and much healthier little girl….
So much so that her tail is now always curled…

Bitsy can’t wait to find a furever home…..
With humans that will treat her like a princess and doggy brother or boyfriend and never be alone….

Bitsy is: crate trained or will sleep in a doggy bed, she toilet trained and is fine on a lead and harness or can be easily carried.

Bitsy’s furever home wishes:

♥Bitsy is seeking a desexed small male Pug or small male dog of a similar breed such as a Shitzu, Maltese, Cavalier etc  of a similar age as a companion and playmate ( between 7 to 9 years). Bitsy will not be rehomed as a single pug  or with larger breeds of dogs.   Please don’t ask for her to be.  She may be suitable for a home with an established older pair of pugs/small dogs but we would have to assess if adding her to a home with an established pair would work as the female of your pack may not accept Bitsy causing your male to also not accept her.  Bitsy is tiny and can not defend her self.
♥Bitsy may be suited to homes with young children.
♥Bitsy requires her home to be airconditioned.
♥Not suitable for homes where she would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
♥Access to the inside of her house 24/7 so that she can access air-condition and heating and also go to the toilet and an indoor bed and of course secure fencing.
♥Bitsy is suitable for homes with smaller yards. She is suitable for apartments, units, townhouses etc if they have a yard/courtyard that she can access to toilet in. 

Medical notes:

Bitsy is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with worming & flea prevention.

Bitsy has undergone airway surgery at Knox Vet to widen her nostrils and resect her soft pallet.

Bitsy has an altered gait which xrays show may be due to hip displaysia/arthritis and a previous fracture in one of her knees.  She has undergone a course of arthritis injections.   She would need to be carried if walking far disances. She has no issues getting around inside her foster home or the garden, she can climb onto the couch with a small step, is fine getting up and down 3 house back steps and will take herself outside to toilet.  She knows when she is toileting and will hold on until she is able to go do so. 

Bitsy has been treated for a UTI.

Bitsy has undergone $3,000+ in vet work whilst in Pug Rescue’s care.


BUCKS (No more enquiries at this stage please)

To enquire about adopting Bucks please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Pug

Microchip Number: #956000002245521
DOB: 27/10/2010

Bucks is such a happy little puggy man…..
He wants to please his humans in every way he can….
Woo woo woo woo he goes…. 
Whilst tapping his little puggy toes….

Bucks adores soft toys….
He will literally spend hours tossing them around with joy….
He is first to the toy basket to find his favourite one…..
Tossing the others around just for extra fun….

Bucks arrived into Pug Rescue care with absolutely horrendous demodex mange with hardly any hair, thick black greasy infected skin that he had most like had untreated for nearly 8 years…
He’s been to Knox Vet several times taking daily oral mange medication as well as courses of antibiotics and medicated baths which have all improved his skin and life dramatically over the past few months, curing his mange and turned our tears into cheers..

You can see how much Bucks life has changed since arriving into Pug Rescue care…
This is him when he first arrived covered in mange with no hair…
www.facebook.com/PugRescueVic/videos/10156823248953338/

A major dental and  daily specialist eye drops from Melbourne Eye Vet are restoring his eye sight…
Bucks says we are correct in saying that he is an absolute delight…
He wants everyone to know that he is cheeky and very bright… 

Bucks loves cuddles, ear rubs, sitting on the couch and sunbaking outside…
And of course he enjoys riding in the car sitting in the passenger seat with much puggy pride…

Bucks hopes to find a furever home that will love him heaps…..
He promises to sing woo woo woo to the lucky humans who choose him for keeps…

Bucks is toilet trained, will sit and wait until told it’s ok to eat, if crate trained, walks nicely on a lead and harness.

Bucks’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Bucks may be suitable as a single pug.  If he was homed with another pug they would have to be a docile female of a similar age that was seeking companionship.
  • ♥Bucks is not suitable to be rehomed with another male pug/dog.  Please don’t ask for him to be.
  • ♥Bucks is seeking humans that can show him good leadership.  He is very receptive to positive directions.  He’s not suited to anyone unsteady on their feet.
  • ♥Bucks is best suited to children who are 12+ as he is like a cheeky toddler himself and would steal small children’s toys and pick up and eat things they may leave on the floor.  He would love an active home.  
  • ♥Bucks with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥Bucks is not suited to a home with cats.
  • ♥Bucks requires at least a 15 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Bucks of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Bucks is suitable for homes with smaller yards/neighbours right next to you.  He does however require a yard area to run around in and get some fresh air and sun and to go to the toilet.   

Medical notes:

Bucks is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with his worming & flea prevention.

Bucks has been successfully treated for ear infections.

Bucks has been very successfully treated for horrendus demodex mange.  His new family need to continue with his medicated Malaseb shampoo baths for the next few months whilst his hair completely grows back.

Bucks has undergone a major dental.

Bucks has pigmentary keratitis on his eyes which he requires twice daily Maxidex & Tacrolimus eye drops for to remove and restore his eye sight.  During his time in care with his daily drops the pigment has reduced dramatically.  His new family will need to continue these eye drops and continue his appointments with his eye specialist.  www.melbourneeyevet.com.au

Bucks has mild nuro deficit in his hind left leg. This is something that most people would not notice and Bucks can walk, run, play and jump like other pugs.

Bucks is currently eating Prime Crocodile & Tapioca roll.

Bucks has undergone $2,000+ of vet care whilst in Pug Rescue care


DERP (No more enquiries at this stage please)

To enquire about adopting Derp please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn Desexed Pug
Microchip Number: #956000009470956
DOB: 14/10/2016

Derp wonders if you want a kiss…
He says he is an expert and promises not to miss….
Such a happy boy who loves life and makes every moment fun….
He loves to play, wrestle and run…..

Arriving from a shelter into Pug Rescue foster care….
Derp had manic behaviour and was struggling for air….
With 2kg in weight lost and behavioural training to learn self control, how to socialise and listen to instructions including how to sit and stay….
Derp underwent xrays on his hips showing slight subluxating which explains his altered gait and surgery on his airway…. 
He is happy to report that he can now breath much better thanks to his soft pallet being trimmed back and nostrils widened yay…. 

Derp loves everything about the puglife including be picked up and hugged…
He makes the funniest faces that you can’t help but love…..
Soft toys are a joy….
For this puggy boy….

Derp loves to be a clown….
And promises never to wear a frown…..
Derp loves to sing at dinner time…
As if to say hurry up foster mum where is mine..

Derp by name and derpy by nature this beautiful puggy boy is…
He can’t wait to find a forever family that he can call his…..

Derp is crate trained,  toilet trained, walks well on a lead and harness.

Derp’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Derp is seeking a suitable desexed female pug  (aged approx. 1 to 4 years) as a companion and play friend.  
  • ♥Derp is not suitable to be rehomed with another male pug/dog, as a single pug or with another larger breed of dog.  Please do not ask for him to be.
  • ♥Derp is seeking humans that can show him good leadership.
  • ♥Derp is great with kids but high school aged would be best so that Derp can maintain his learnt self control and calmness.  Younger children make Derp far too excited.  
  • ♥Derp with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥We are unsure of how Derp is with cats.
  • ♥Derp requires at least a 20 minute walk every day. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Derp of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Derp unfortunately isn’t suitable for homes with smaller yards/neighbours right next to you.   

Medical notes:

Derp is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped & up to date with his worming & flea prevention.

Derp has undergone airway surgery at Knox Vet. 

Derp has moderate subluxation of his hip joints which exhibits as a somewhat uncoordinated gait.  It is not expected that this will impact greatly on his future provided he maintains a lean healthy weight.

Derp has a longer sideways tongue that causes him no issues. 

Derp has undergone $2,000+ in vet care whilst in Pug Rescue Care.


 


HAROLD (No more enquiries at this stage please)

To enquire about adopting Harold please email with how your home and lifestyle matches his furever home wishes. (Please include your Name, Email Address, Suburb & Phone Number): info@pugrescue.org.au

Please read our Adoption Process Here

Male Fawn/Apricot Desexed Pug X
Microchip Number: #956000001610050
DOB: 04/01/2009

Harold is like a little scruffy teddy bear…..
He knows everyone is envious of his fabulous natural bed hair….
This sweet little guy…..
Has such a happy smile and cheeky glint in his eye…..

Harold enjoys playing with soft toys shaking them about and playing tug of war…. 
He will even have a wrestle with puggy friends whilst wagging his little tail and prancing on his scruffy paws…..
He sits and waits till told ok when he is fed….
At the end of the day he enjoys curling up in a soft bed…. 
To rest his little scruffy head… 

He is fantastic with kids and loves joining in their fun….
Whether it be playing dress ups or sitting helping read a story book in the sun….
His foster human sister says Harold gives great hugs…
And he always has a smile on his little mug…..

He will trot around the house….
As quiet as a mouse….
Following his humans around or hanging out with a foster puggy mate…
Harold thinks living the pug life is great…..

In Pug Rescue care….
As well as some styling of his fabulous hair…..
Harold has undergone a dental, been to see the eye specialist and also undergone a course of arthritis injections which have helped put the spring back into his step…
And promises that if you adopt him into your family and home you will have no regrets….. 

Harold is toilet trained and walks well on a lead and harness.

Harold’s furever home wishes:

  • ♥Harold is seeking a suitable desexed female pug, pug x or small breed scruffy terrier of a similar age  (aged approx. 7 to 10 years) as a companion and play friend.  
  • ♥Harold has previously lived with other pugs including a male pug but we feel it’s best his new home doesn’t contain one as two boys will hump, mark/pee, ear lick etc.  Harold is not suitable as a single dog or with another larger breed of dog.
  • ♥Harold is seeking humans that can show him good leadership as he can be slightly excitable in certain situations but this is easily rectified.
  • ♥Harold is fine with kids of all ages.  
  • ♥Harold as with all of our pugs requires secure fencing.
  • ♥Harold is fine with dog savvy cats.
  • ♥Harold enjoys his walks and would love a 10 to 15 minute walk most days. 
  • ♥Not suitable for homes where he would be left without humans for 6+ hours a day on a regular basis.
  • ♥Harold of course requires air-condition.
  • ♥Access to the inside of his house 24/7 and an indoor bed.
  • ♥Harold may be suitable for homes with smaller yards.  He may be  suitable for apartments, units, townhouses etc if they have a yard.
  •  ♥Harold would do best in a flat level home with minimal steps.

Medical notes:

Harold is desexed, C5 vaccinated, microchipped, has undergone a dental, undergone xrays of his hips, spine and knees and is up to date with his worming & flea prevention.

Harold has some arthritis (mainly in his hips and a small amount in his knees) and has undergone two courses of arthritis injections which have helped him greatly. 

Harold has some normal older dog changes to his eyes and due to his hairy face occasionally has a weepy eye which eye specialists Melbourne Eye Vet have advised some over the counter eye drops from the chemist can control.

Harold has undergone over $1,500 of vet care whilst in Pug Rescue care.


 


PLEASE READ OUR ADOPTION PROCESS HERE

  • ♦ All applicants must be over the age of 18, reside in the state of Victoria, Australia.
  • ♦ To safeguard both our pugs and volunteers physical and psychological welfare we do not conduct interstate or overseas adoptions.

To enquire about adopting please email with how your home and lifestyle matches the furever home wishes of our available pugs: info@pugrescue.org.au

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