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2014 HOUSTON WORLD SERIES OF DOG SHOW - MULITDAY EVENT - Wednesday 7/16/14 through Sunday 7/20/14

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 15:49 by emilyw

It's that time again...COME ONE, COME ALL to the 2014 Houston World Series of Dog Shows at Reliant Center.  This is a MULTIDAY event and we need a lot of volunteers.  the event runs 8am to 7pm on 7/16/14 through 7/19/14 and from 8am to 6pm on Sunday 7/20/14.

 

PLEASE EMAIL ME AT info@pughearts.com ATTN: EMILY IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING OR BRINGING YOUR FOSTER DOG TO THIS EVENT.  I HAVE A SCHEDULE AND WE NEED A LOT OF SUPPORT!!!!

 

You have to pay to park and get into this event and there is a lot of shopping you can do, so BRING CASH!  (please note - PugHearts will have a few bracelets for volunteers to get in, but they are very limited).  Sometimes tickets are sold on Groupon for BOGO.

 

Please go to http://houstondogshows.com to find out more about this event. 

Kriser's Adoption Event - Saturday 7/26/14

Sunday, 1 June 2014 11:08 by emilyw

PugHearts will be at Kriser's in West U on Saturday 7/26/14 from 11am to 4pm and we hope you can join us. 

 

Kriser's is a new pet store in the West U area and PugHearts is excited about our first event there.  Please come out and meet some dogs and support the pugs!

 

Kriser's is located at

 

5160 Buffalo Speedway 

Houston, TX 77005

BEAT THE SUMMER HEAT ADOPTION EVENT at Gimme a Bark - Sunday 7/13/14

Sunday, 1 June 2014 10:45 by emilyw

We all know the weather in July is brutal, so the pugs will be out at Gimmie a Bark on Sunday 7/13/14 from 1-4pm.  There is always the indoor playroom, but since it is summer, we will have baby pools out in the yard for the pugs to cool off in!  Get those pug bathing suites and towels ready and come on out!  This will be a great event for all pugs and potential adopters to come out to. 

 

Gimmie a Bark - located at 

101 E Edgewood Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546

 

This boutique shop in Friendswood is an amazing store with a great staff, so bring the whole family out!

BONES2GO ADOPTION EVENT - SATURDAY 6/7/14 11am-4pm

Monday, 5 May 2014 13:08 by emilyw

PugHearts will be back at BONES2GO on the West side of Houston on Saturday 6/7/14 from 11am to 4pm.  Thankfully BONES2GO is totally indoors and air conditioned so feel free to bring your dogs out!  

 

Also, if you are a new customer at BONES2GO, please make sure to let them know PugHearts sent you and a portion of that purchase and ALL future purchases will be automatically donated to PugHearts! 

 

BONES2GO is located at 

8805 Jones Rd, Jersey Village, TX 77065

 

This is an amazing store if you feed raw or are interested in learning more!  Tracey Rentcome is very knowledgeable and her and her staff always take the time to answer any questions you have.

PugHearts Crawfish Boil SPONSORED BY HARBOR AMERICA - at Winston's on Washington 6/14/14

Monday, 5 May 2014 13:00 by emilyw

PugHearts is having a Crawfish Boil on 6/14/14 from 1pm to 7pm at!  Come on out an enjoy good food, good people, and good drinks all while helping to raise money for the PUGS!!!!

 

Crawfish will be sold at $5 per pound and every dollar is coming to PugHearts thanks to Heather Lowery and Harbor America who is sponsoring this event!

 

In addition, Winston's on Washington has agreed to host our Crawfish Boil and donate a portion of all drink sales during that time to PugHearts!  Where else can you eat mudbugs and drink booze all in the name of rescue pugs!!!!

 

Winston's on Washington is mainly outdoors and it will be HOT, HOT, HOT, but they are installing misters to help cool everyone down!  Dogs are welcome, but PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU CHOOSE TO BRING YOUR DOG.  We do not want any pugs over heating. 

 

There is a limited amount of Crawfish so come early to eat your fill and stay late to enjoy good company!

 

Winston's on Washington

 

5111 Washington Ave

Houston, TX 77007

 

SPECIAL THANKS TO HARBOR AMERICA FOR SPONSORING THE 2014 PUGHEARTS CRAWFISH BOIL!!!

 

Harbor America provides integrated services to effectively manage critical human resource responsibilities and employer risks for their clients. We deliver these services by establishing and maintaining a co-employer relationship with the employees at the client’s work site and by contractually assuming certain employer rights, responsibilities, and risk. Our Services save you Time & Money Worker’s compensation Human resources management Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Claims management Risk management and safety programs Payroll administration Employee benefitssee less.

 

FIND THEM AT http://www.hapeo.com/

 

 

Also, thank you to Lisa Cook and her team for cooking all the crawfish!  They provided and cooked everything at the PUG-arita party last year, so I know it will be fantastic!

PugHearts 2014 Summer BBQ - Saturday 5/24/14

Monday, 7 April 2014 14:41 by emilyw

Adrienne Donoghue Finch and her family are generously opening up their home and putting on a Summer BBQ for the two legged members of PugHearts.  All the money raised from this event will go to help pay the ever mounting vet bills for the pugs.  

 

THIS IS A PEOPLE ONLY EVENT.

 

Tickets are $10 for adults and $3 for kiddos.  Tickets can be purchased at the door, but please RSVP to pugheartsbbq2014.rsvpify.com so we can get a rough head count for food.  Your ticket will include burgers, sides, and deserts. Frozen margaritas will also be available for $2 for those 21 and up. 

 

There will be a silent auction during this event.  PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING ITEMS FOR THIS at emilyw@pughearts.com

 

The party will start at noon and go till 6pm on Saturday 5/24/14 at:

1629 Country Blub Blvd

Sugar Land, TX 77478

 

THANK YOU FINCH FAMILY FOR THROWING THIS PARTY FOR PUGHEARTS!

NATURAL DAWG ADOPTION EVENT IN CYPRESS - SATURDAY 5/17/14

Monday, 7 April 2014 14:10 by emilyw

PugHearts will be enjoying the outdoors (hopefully) at Natural Dawg on Saturday 5/17/14 from 11am-4pm. 

 

Natural Dawg is a wonderful locally owned pet store in Cypress.  PugHearts and our fosters will be out there trying to find homes for the 116+ dogs we currently have in our care!

 

COME OUT AND MEET THE PUGS!

 

24140 U.S. 290 

#200, 

Cypress, TX 77429

Phone:(281) 256-9364 

CINCO DE MAYO PUG PARTY AT GIMMIE A BARK - SUNDAY 5/4/14

Monday, 7 April 2014 14:02 by emilyw

The pugs will be celebrating an early Cinco de Mayo at Gimmie a Bark in Friendswood from 1pm-4pm on Sunday 5/4/14!  If you were there last year, you know how much fun we had at the PUG RACES!  Since this was such a hit...THE PUG RACES ARE BACK!!!  Bring your pug ready to run because we will have prizes for the winners!  

 

This is an indoor and outdoor adoption event and ALL fosters and non-fosters are welcome (pug or not)!

 

Gimmie a Bark also has great shopping, so bring your wallets! 

 

Gimmie a Bark 

101 E Edgewood Dr

 Friendswood, TX 77546

SUSHI ROCK DINNER - 4/26/14 AT 5:30 - ALSO ALL APRIL LONG (see details below)

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 12:40 by emilyw

LOVE SUSHI? LOVE HELPING RESCUE GROUPS?  YOU CAN DO BOTH!

Grab your Sushi-Loving friends and head to Koto Japanese Cuisine or Sushi Rock on TUESDAYS & SATURDAYS during the month of APRIL to support Golden Beginnings Golden Retriever Rescue and PUGHEARTS.  You choose the rescue at checkout and they will receive 20% of the bill as a donation!  Both locations have excellent quality sushi at very affordable prices. 

 

PugHearts would like anyone to participate as many times as they would like in APRIL 2014, because the more Sushi you eat, THE MORE MONEY WE WILL GET!  As a group, we would like to have an early dinner on Saturday 4/26/14 starting at 5:30pm at the SUSHI ROCK location. 

 

KOTO

10842 Westheimer Road

Houston, TX 77042

www.kotoonline.com

 

SUSHI ROCK

2400 W. Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

713-667-7625

CANCELLED - ASTROS DOG DAY AT MINUTE MAID PARK - SUNDAY 4/27/2014

Thursday, 13 March 2014 12:36 by emilyw

PugHearts has cancelled this event and will no longer be attending the Astro's Dog Day at Minute Maid Park on Sunday 4/27/14