PugHearts of Houston Blog

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


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