PugHearts of Houston Blog

8th Wonder Brewery Adoption and Social Event -12/15/18

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 12:02 by emilyw
The pugs will be ending 2018 with a big adoption and social event at 8th Wonder Brewery in downtown! Please join us in your holiday best in the 8th Wonder courtyard on Saturday 12/15/18 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

PugHearts Christmas Party/Santa Photos/Adoption Event - 12/2/2018

Tuesday, 6 November 2018 11:59 by emilyw
The PugHearts Christmas Party and Santa Photos are all set at Gimmie a Bark in Friendswood on Sunday 12/2/18 from 12pm to 4pm. This is a must attend event as there will be a festive atmosphere and Santa Photos for the pups going on! A big thank you to Wendy Franty and Bill Morgan who will once again be volunteering their time to make the Santa photos a success!!! The cost of Santa photos will be $10 for a single dog or $15 for multiple dogs (please pay with cash or check). Photos will be posted within a week so everyone can show them off on their Christmas cards!

This is also an adoption event, so come out and meet our fosters that would just love to have a forever home for the holidays! If you have not been to the new Gimmie a Bark, you will not be disappointed!

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

Adoption Event - Bebe LaRoo Boutique - Saturday 11/3/2018

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 10:32 by emilyw
PugHearts will be on the north side at a new venue for an adoption event at Bebe LaRoo Boutique on Saturday 11/3/2018 from 11am to 3pm. This will be an outdoor event on the porch. Come out and see some of the great adoptable pugs!

Bebe LaRoo Boutique
120 W Main St
Tomball, TX 77375

Woof Gang Bakery Sugarland Adoption Event - 11/10/2018

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 10:28 by emilyw
PugHearts and the pugs will be out at the Woof Gang Bakery in Sugarland for an outdoor adoption event on Saturday 11/10/2018 from 11am to 3pm. Please come out to this great store to shop and enjoy the adoptable pugs!

Woof Gang Bakery Sugarland
3145 Hwy 6, Sugar Land, TX 77478

Halloween Adoption Event at Nett Bar - Saturday 10/27/2018

Wednesday, 12 September 2018 10:26 by emilyw
PugHearts will have the pugs out at Nett Bar on 10/27/18 from noon to 4pm for a Halloween event. Come out to this great family and dog friendly venue - costumes are encouraged! There will be a food truck around 1pm and a great raffle donated by Nett Bar to benefit PugHearts!

Nett Bar is located at:
4504 Nett St
Houston, TX 77007

Carter's Pet Market Adoption Event - Saturday 9/29/18

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 14:24 by emilyw
PugHearts will be back at the newly named Carter's Pet Market (formerly Carter's Pet Depot) off Echo Lane for an adoption event on Saturday 9/29/18 from 11am to 3pm. This will be an outdoor event. Come out and shop this great store and meet the adoptable pugs!

Carter's Pet Market is located at:
9333 Katy Fwy,
Houston, TX 77024

Pet Supermarket League City Adoption event - Saturday 9/8/18

Wednesday, 1 August 2018 14:14 by emilyw
PugHearts and the pugs will be checking out a new venue in League City - The Pet Supermarket on Saturday 9/8/2018 from 11am to 3pm. This is an indoor adoption event so come on out and meet the pugs while shopping this great new store!.

Pet Supermarket - League City is located at
1940 W League City Pkwy #180
League City, TX 77573

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