PugHearts of Houston Blog

Rover Oaks Katy Adoption Event - Saturday 8/25/18

Friday, 6 July 2018 17:02 by emilyw

PugHearts and the pugs will be back at Rover Oaks in Katy for an indoor adoption event on Saturday 8/25/18 from 11pm to 3pm. This will follow the July World Series of Dog Show event, so this is a great event to get your foster to meet potential adopters applying from the show.

If you are bringing a personal dog, please be sure to have proof of a current influenza (both strains) shot done at least 72 hours before arrival.

Rover Oaks in Katy is located at:

24250 Kingsland blvd

Katy, TX 77494

Rover Oaks Central Adoption Event w/ Photo Booth - Sat. 8/4/18

Friday, 6 July 2018 16:55 by emilyw
PugHearts and our pugs will be staying cool in the AC at the adoption event on 8/4/2018 at Rover Oaks (Central Location) from 5pm to 8pm (arrive at 4:30pm if you are helping with set up). This is an indoor event with a large space for lots of foster dogs!

Wendy Franty will also be there with a summer inspired photo booth! Active fosters can get professional grade photos for free. Everyone else can get take advantage of this fantastic photo op for only a $10 cash donation to PugHearts! The photo booth will run from 5pm to 8pm during the adoption event. Thank you Wendy for setting all this up!!!

If you are bringing a personal dog, please be sure to have proof of a current influenza (both strains) shot done at least 72 hours before arrival.

Rover Oaks Central is located at:
2550 W Bellfort Ave
Houston, TX 77054

2018 Houston World Series of Dog Shows - MULTIDAY EVENT

Monday, 2 July 2018 13:55 by emilyw

It's that time of year again! The 2018 World Series of Dog Show will be here Wednesday 7/18/18 through Sunday 7/22/18 and the pugs will be there in mass! This a huge indoor and multiday event that PugHearts attends every year. This year the theme for the PugHearts booth is the Hairy Pugger!  So break out your wands and spells and let’s get some dogs adopted! 


Sign up to volunteer and bring your foster by emailing Emily at We will need volunteers and fosters every day from 8am to 6pm. This is not an event to be missed! There is a cash charge of $20 to park each day and you will need a ticket to enter the dog show. Tickets are usually on Groupon or you can use the link below. Hope to see you all there!!!


Find out more at


NRG Center

July 18-22, 2018


Share your love of dogs at one of the finest indoor dog shows in America, held in Houston’s NRG Center. See dogs come, sit, stay and run as they compete in different events to show off their uniqueness, beauty, strength, speed and dexterity.

For a “best in show” day, check out all the different events:

- Cheer for your favorite breed as they show off their beauty and grace in conformation

- Bring your own dog and work with professional trainers to teach your dog some new tricks at “My Dog Can Do That!”

- Discover more about different dog breeds and what breed will work best with your family

- Shop until you drop at the McScotty Market, offering all kinds of products for dogs and their humans

- See four-footed athletes dance, leap and run to some of your favorite songs

- Experience flyball teams hurdling to beat the clock

- Meet rescue dogs of different breeds and discover adoption options