PugHearts of Houston Blog

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


Gimmie a Bark Adoption Event - 7/14/18

Monday, 11 June 2018 10:13 by emilyw
PugHearts will back at Gimmie a Bark in Friendswood for an adoption event on Saturday 7/14/2018 from 10am to 2pm. This is an outdoor/indoor event and hopefully the weather will be cool enough to enjoy the great outdoor space offered at Gimmie a Bark!

Gimmie a Bark is located at:
103 Shadwell Ln
Friendswood, TX 77546

Rover Oaks Katy Adoption event - Saturday 6/16/18

Monday, 30 April 2018 15:17 by emilyw
To beat the rising summer heat, PugHearts and the pugs will enjoy an indoor adoption event at the always wonderful Rover Oaks in Katy on Saturday 6/16/18 from 1pm to 5pm. Please come out to meet our adoptable pugs or just to enjoy some good company.

Rover Oaks in Katy is located at:
24250 Kingsland blvd
Katy, TX 77494


Thursday, 5 April 2018 10:33 by emilyw

The 5/19/18 event is being moved so PugHearts can celebrate the Grand Opening of the new Woof Gang Bakery in West University! We will be there from 11am to 3pm on Saturday 5/19/18 to check out the new store and have an adoption event. This is still an outside event. Can't wait to see everyone there!

Woof Gang Bakery in West University is located at:
3135 West Holcombe
Houston 77025

Cico de Mayo Adoption Event and Pug Races - 5/5/18

Thursday, 5 April 2018 10:28 by emilyw
We have a good one for you this time! Gimmie a Bark in Friendswood will be hosting a Cinco de Mayo themed adoption event complete with pug races to benefit PugHearts! Bring some cash and your fastest pug! Gimmie a Bark will generously be providing snacks and refreshments. This event will take place on 5/5/18 from 10am to 2pm.

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT PARKING-There will be a farmers market going on at the park across from Gimmie a Bark and the usual parking lot will fill up early. There is overflow parking on the opposite side of the park from the store and down Shadwell (the street with the usual parking spots).

Gimmie a Bark is located at
103 Shadwell Ln, Friendswood, TX 77546

Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital 2018 Pet Fest - 4/21/18

Monday, 5 March 2018 10:03 by emilyw

Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital and PugHearts are super excited about the 2018 Pet Fest on Saturday 4/21/2018 from noon till 3pm. This is a wonderful and fun event put on by the great doctor and staff at Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital. There will be food trucks, Hospital tours, raffles, moon bounce, face painting, and of course PUGS!!! This is an outdoor event. This is a great event to bring the two legged kids to.

Sienna Plantation Animal Hospital is located at

9212 Sienna Ranch Rd

Missouri City, TX 77459

Pugs and Bugs Adoption event at On the Rox Sports Bar - 4/7/18

Monday, 5 March 2018 09:52 by emilyw
On The Rox Sports Bar and Grill on Jones road has generously invited PugHearts and the pugs back for another crawfish boil and adoption event on Saturday 4/7/2018 from 11am to 3pm (set up at 10:30am). Come out and enjoy some great food and awesome pugs! This is a sports bar and grill and children are allowed. The pug pen will be outside.

On the Rox is located at :
10535 Jones Road Suite 300
Houston, TX 77065

8th Wonder Brewery Adoption and Social Event - 3/24/18

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 12:38 by emilyw

The pugs are ready to take over the 8th Wonder Brewery in downtown! Please join us in the 8th Wonder courtyard on Saturday 3/24/18 from 5pm to 8pm. This is a great outdoor venue with locally made beer and several food trucks! Come on out to meet pugs or just hang out with good people. Please note that parking for 8th Wonder is primarily across the street in a well marked lot. There is a small charge to park in this lot, but you also receive a token for a free beer inside with your parking.

8th Wonder is located at:

2202 Dallas St

Houston, TX

Adoption Event at Mia's Corner - Saturday 3/3/2018

Wednesday, 7 February 2018 12:33 by emilyw
PugHearts and the pugs will be enjoying the March weather for an outdoor event at Mia's Corner on Saturday March 3 from 11am to 3pm. Please come out and meet our adoptable pugs!

Mia's Corner is located at:
100 Houston st
Tomball, TX