PugHearts of Houston Blog

Murder By the Book - Book Signing and Donation Event - 6/9/12

Monday, 21 May 2012 08:37 by emilyw

PugHearts will be out at Murder By the Book to support the debut author, Stephanie Jaye Evans who is a pug owner, lover, and has even written 2 pugs into her new book, Faithful Unto Death!  Stephanie will be out to sign and discuss the book on 6/9/12 from 4:30-6pm.  PugHearts will also be collecting donations of:

6ft straight leads
Frontline for 0-22 pound dogs
metal folding crates
Poop bags
baby wipes
dog beds
paper towels
clorox wipes
hand sanitizer

PLEASE NOTE:  this is a people only event.

We would love to see you all !!!!

Murder by the Book is located at:

2342 Bissonnet Houston, TX 77005


Monday, 21 May 2012 08:21 by emilyw

PugHearts will be doing an event at Gimmie a Bark in Friendswood on Friday 6/8/12 from 6-8pm.  Gimmie a Bark is new doggie daycare/self-serve dog wash/doggie boutique in the Friendswood area.  This is a yappy hour so wine and cheese will be served and you are welcome to bring your own dogs and fosters to play at the indoor doggie daycare area!

For more information about Gimmie a Bark, please go to

Gimmie a Bark is located at:

101 East Edgewood Dr
Friendswood, Texas 77546

Please note - parking is limited at Gimmie a Bark, however there is additional parking in the Kroger parking lot across the street.

We hope to see you all out there for this Friday Yappy Hour!!!!


Wednesday, 16 May 2012 11:27 by emilyw

The Pugs will be back at Natural Pawz in West U on 6/2/12 from 11-4. Come out and support the PUGS!!!!


Natural Pawz West University

Address: 4032 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025


Directions: Whole Foods Center - Bellaire & Weslayan


Phone Number: (713) 665-7299


Store Hours: Mon - Fri 10am - 8pm | Sat 10am - 7pm | Sun 11am - 6pm


Wednesday, 2 May 2012 08:08 by emilyw

The pugs will be at the Railyard located at 4200 San Felipe, Houston TX 77027 on Sunday 5/20/12 from 5pm-8pm for comradery and FUN-draising.  The Railyard is a great Houston bar that will be allowing the pugs to take over the porch!!!  The bar will also be open inside for those humans lucky enough to attend this event with their pug owners! 


There will be a $10 admission donation and 100% benefits PugHearts - you will also get a free drink from the Railyard as part of this donation!


Vida Tex-Mex Restaurant will be at the event with some tasty treats you can purchase if you get peckish.


You can bring your own dogs to this event, however due to City of Houston codes they cannot go into the bar, but we are hoping for a nice Sunday night!!!!!


Hope to see you all there!!!!  Should be a blast!!!!


Tuesday, 24 April 2012 10:42 by emilyw

Come out and party w/ the pugs on Cinco de Mayo!!!!  We will be at Natural Pawz West U from 11-4pm Saturday 5/5/12.


Natural Pawz West U is located at 4032 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77025


go to for more information about the store!!!!! 

NATURAL PAWZ - PINECROFT (in the woodlands)

Friday, 13 April 2012 12:34 by emilyw

The pugs will be at Natural Pawz in the Pinecroft (in the woodlands) at 1580 Lake Woodlands dr on Saturday 4/28/12 from 11am-4pm!  We would love to see you all there!!!!

Foster space at this event is limited, so please only bring your foster if Cindy asks you to! 


Monday, 2 April 2012 08:30 by emilyw

Renowned animal photographer Robyn Arouty will be sponsoring a Pocket Shots event to benefit PugHearts on 5/12/12!!! 

If you haven’t heard of Pocket Shots you are in for a treat!  You get a 30 minute session with Robyn for you and your dog (or cat/rabbit/monkey/ect) for only $75 (+ $15 for every additional animal and person).  The best part is $25 of every sitting fee will go to PugHearts! 

There are only a limited number of slots for this event so make sure you sign up ASAP because once they are full that is it for the year! 

For more information on Robyn Arouty and Pocket Shots or to book your time now please go to:

PLEASE NOTE:  this event is by appointment ONLY.  These are private photo sessions and are not open to the public.


Monday, 26 March 2012 11:33 by emilyw

The pugs will be back at the Houston Pet Expo on Saturday 4/14/12 from 10am-6pm.  This is a HUGE event not only for PugHearts, but for all of Houston.  The Pet Expo is packed with things to see and do!!!  go to for a full list of the days events.

This is an indoor event and our foster pugs will be there to show off their stuff!!!!

We hope you and your family can join us!!!! Dogs can come too, but see the Pet Expo website for details.

The Pet Expo is held at the Reliant Center

1 Reliant Park
Houston, TX

Admission into the event is free, but you will have to pay for parking.


Monday, 26 March 2012 11:14 by emilyw

The Pugs will be at Pup-A-Palooza at the Meadowlake Pet Resort on Saturday 4/7/12.  This event is outdoors and will run 9am-5pm.

there will be lots of fun booths and events going on throughout the day:

- 2012 North American Appraisal Tour presented by Boerboel International
- Houston area rescue groups with adoptable dogs
- DockDogs Diving Extravaganza by Heart of Texas DockDogs
- Fun Weight Pull by Texas Alaskan Malamute Rescue
- A Houston Frisbee Dog Demonstration
- Canine Good Citizen Testing
- Low cost vaccinations by Spay/Houston
- $15 Microchipping by Spay/Houston
- Vendor booths and activities for the entire family!
- Dog Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

go do for more details.

Meadowlake Pet Resort is located at:

13500 Furman Road
Houston, tx 77047

We hope you and your family can make it out! 

Paws in the Park - Pearland Texas - 2 DAY EVENT

Monday, 19 March 2012 07:39 by emilyw

The Pugs will be out at the 18th annual Paws in the Park benefiting the Pearland Animal Adoption Center.  This is a 2 day event with lots of fun stuff to see and do!  It runs 10am-4pm Saturday 3/31/12 and Sunday 4/1/12. 

Paws in the Park is located at Independence Park

3919 Liberty Drive
Pearland, Texas

Admission and onsite parking is free!

Some of the activities going on at Paws in the Park:
Exhibitor Booths
Flyball Demos
Pet Contests (Pet & Owner Look-a-Like, Best Costume, Best Pet Trick, Best Pet Name and the I'm So Ugly That I'm Cute Award) beginning at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31
Pet Fashion Show at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 31
Obedience Training
Microchipping and enrollment provided by Westside Veterinary Hospital
Pearland's Police K9 Unit
Pet First Aid & CPR
Agility Demos
On-Site Pet ID Tags
US Dog Disc Nationals

go to for more details.

We hope you can come out and join us!!!