Rescued Pugs

This page is dedicated to all the pugs we have rescued. Their adoption photos and stories will be placed here as well.

To view Rescued Pugs from previous years, select the year you want to view from the dropdown.

On August 7, 2018, Priscilla, Pug #37-18 was adopted by Sarah of Vermont.

Priscilla is a lovely and lively 2 year old Pug/Boston Terrier mix who was surrendered to GMPR. Priscilla was lacking social skills but after several weeks in a foster home with other dogs she has learned to play and enjoy the company of others. Priscilla will have two pug mix siblings she will enjoy playing with and since someone is home a lot during the day, Priscilla will have a lot of companionship.

Congratulations Sarah!

On August 5, 2018, Ruby Sunshine, Pug #44-18 was adopted by Crystal of New York.

Ruby was adopted from GMPR in 2016 but returned when she became aggressive with the owners other dog. She also had some urinary issues which have improved with medication. Ruby is very much a “velcro” pug and likes to be with her human at all times. It was love at first sight when Crystal saw Ruby on our website and since Crystal works from home we feel this will be the perfect forever home for this sweet girl.

Congratulations Crystal & Ruby.

On July 1, 2018, Bogart Pug #18-14, was adopted by Judy and Brian of Vermont.

Bogart is an 11 year old Fawn pug that was initially surrendered to GMPR due to changes in the home. This spunky Senior does not act like a typical old pug, he has a lot of energy and loves to run and go on walks. Judy and Brian love their rescue pugs and they are so excited to add Bogart to their grumble. Bogart will be able to look forward to play time outside with his new pug siblings and snuggle time with his humans. Thank you Judy and Brian for opening your heart and your home to this special Senior!

Congratulations Judy, Brian and Bogart!!!

On June 30, 2018, Cody, pug 39-18, was adopted by Krista & Kevin of New Hampshire.

Cody is a 2 1/2 year old Chug who was surrendered in love because he was not adjusting well to NYC Life. Cody was rescued from a shelter in Atlanta, Georgia and adopted by a family in NYC in January 2018. Krista & Kevin are very excited to add Cody to their family and we think he will be much happier living in NH!!

Congratulations Cody, Krista & Kevin.

On June 27, 2018, Duke, pug #40-18 was adopted by Mary & Ed of Vermont.

Duke was originally surrendered to a local vet to be euthanized. The vet felt that Duke who is 14 1/2 yrs young was very adoptable despite his arthritis and contacted GMPR. Of course, we could not turn down this sweet boy and neither could his foster home, who decided to keep him after his being with them for just a few days. Duke has joined Mary & Ed’s grumble of senior pugs and is very happy to spend his senior years being loved and pampered with his new siblings. We couldn’t have asked for a better outcome for this sweet boy.

Congratulations Mary and Ed!

On June 25, 2018, Brutus, pug #36-18, was adopted by Dakotah & Renee of New Hampshire.

Brutus is a 7 1/2 yr old male that was surrendered to GMPR because his owner could no longer care for him due to health issues. When Brutus arrived it was noted that he was quite stiff and a bit lame in one of his back legs. An x-ray showed that he does have a luxating patella with quite advanced arthritis and he has been put on glucosamine supplements and pain medication daily. Renee has experience as a vet tech and also worked in a doggie daycare, so Brutus will receive all the care and love that he needs.

Congratulations Brutus, Dakotah & Renee.

On June 10, 2018, Punkin, Pug #25-18 was adopted by April of New York.

Punkin is a 2 yr old pug/chi/beagle mix that was surrendered to GMPR because she did not get along with the other dog in the house. This will now be Punkin’s 3rd home in her 2 short years of life! April has fostered for GMPR for several years and wanted " Punkin or a sad dog who needs a lot of love”. Punkin will certainly not be a “sad” dog in this home!

Congratulations April and Punkin - hope to see you at the Social in September.

On June 9, 2018, Angeline, Pug #33-18 was adopted by Gayle of New York.

Angeline was surrendered in love to GMPR when her owner became ill and could no longer care for her. Gayle lost her senior pug in 2017 and has been very anxious to find another pug companion. Angeline with her wonderful laid back personality will be the perfect fit for this home.

Congratulations Gayle and Angeline.

On May 29, 2018, Layla, Pug #32-18 was adopted by Mike & Emily of Vermont.

Layla is a cute 4 yr old pug that was surrendered to GMPR when her owners were moving and were unable to take her with them. Layla has a history of bladder stones which required surgery, so she will need to be on a diet that will hopefully lessen the chance of her having a reoccurrence. Mike & Emily have had some experience with dogs prone to forming bladder stones so we feel this will be a wonderful home for Layla.

Congratulations Mike & Emily - we look forward to seeing you and Layla at the Pug Social in September

On May 24, 2018, Thordy, Pug #30-18 was adopted by Gabrielle of New York.

Thordy is an 11 yr old male pug that was surrendered to GMPR when his owner had to move and could not take him with her. Despite his age, Thordy has a lot of energy and enjoys going for walks and playing. Gabrielle was Thordy’s foster mom, and it didn’t take long for Gabrielle and her daughter to fall in love with this sweet senior. Gabrielle works from home, so Thordy will have human companionship most of the time.

Congratulations Gabrielle & Thordy.

On May 19, 2018, Joey, Pug #31-18, was adopted by Claire Downing of Vermont.

Joey a 5 yr old male was surrendered in love when his owner could no longer care for him due to health issues. Claire is a GMPR alumni and adopted Titan in 2012. Unfortunately Titan crossed the rainbow bridge last year and Claire has missed not having a pug in the home. We believe Joey has found a wonderful forever home, and will receive all the love and care he deserves.

Congratulations Claire & Joey.

On May 6, 2018, Tank, pug #29-18, was adopted by Cindy of Vermont.

Tank is a 10 month old male pug mix that was surrendered to GMPR because his owners could not provide the attention he needed due to their busy schedule. Cindy has been on the GMPR waiting list for some time and Tank seemed like the perfect fit as she has another young dog that was in need of a playmate. In his previous home, Tank spent many hours alone - he will now have another dog to play with and his mom will be home most of the day!

Congratulations Cindy & Tank.

On May 6, 2018, Bella, pug #12-18, was adopted by Levi of Vermont.

Bella, a 5 yr old black female was surrendered in love when her owner moved and could not take Bella with her. Bella is a bit of a Diva with lots of attitude! Levi was looking for a companion and since he will take Bella to work with him, we feel she will be very happy to have a constant companion.

Congratulations Levi & Bella.

On May 3, 2018, Oddball & Alexis, pugs #24-18 & 23-18 were adopted by Desiree of Vermont.

Oddball and his mother Alexis came to GMPR as a bonded pair when their owners had to move and could not take the pugs with them. Desiree had been hoping for some time to adopt a black pug - now she has a cute pair! We are very happy that we were able to keep this mother and son together.

Congratulations Desiree - enjoy this special pair.

On April 29, 2018, Cooper & Coatsey, Pugs #28-18 & #27-18, were adopted by Kara of Vermont.

Cooper & Coatsey are a bonded pair of 4 1/2 yr old male pugs that were rescued by a pug loving samaritan when their owner was going to take them to the pound. They are a really sweet pair and were the perfect fit for Kara and her young family who had been looking for another pug to join the 2 senior pugs they currently have.

Congratulations Kara!

On April 29, 2018, Pickle, Pug #21-18, was adopted by Brenda of Maine.

Pickle is an energetic 2 year old fawn male Pug/Jack Russell Terrier mix who is a GMPR alumni. He was recently returned due to his owner’s serious illness. Brenda and her son lost their last pug in Nov 2017 and have really missed not having the companionship. Brenda works from home, so Pickle will have human companionship most of the time. Brenda is very excited to have Pickle join their family.

Congratulations Brenda!

On April 28, 2018, Michelle, Pug #26-18 was adopted by Stacey of New York.

Michelle is a very sweet 5 yr old female pug that was turned into a shelter when her owner passed away and there was no family available to take her. Michelle was quite traumatized and appeared to have had a couple of seizures at the shelter. However, we are happy to report that no seizures were seen while in foster care. Stacey has fostered for GMPR for several years and we know that Michelle will have a wonderful home with her.

Congratulations Stacey!

On April 25, 2018, Penelope, Pug #18-18, was adopted by her foster mom, Kristen of New York.

Penelope is a 3 yr old female that had several medical issues when she came to GMPR. With lots of love and great care from her foster home, Penelope is now a healthy little girl. Kristen and her family fell in love with this sweet girl and felt that their home should be her forever home.

Congratulations Kristen & Penelope.

On April 13, 2018, Paris, Pug #13-18 was adopted by Heather of Maine.

Paris, a 7 yr old female, was surrendered to GMPR when her owner could no longer care for her due to a change in their living situation. Heather and her family love the pug breed and since they work from home Paris will have plenty of company and love.

Congratulations Heather & Paris.

On April 12, 2018, Yurei, Pug #22-18, was adopted by Allie of New Hampshire.

Allie and her husband lost their last pug 5 years ago and since they love the senior pugs, Yurei seemed like the perfect fit for them. Yurei is a very sweet natured 11yr old senior boy who is about 90% blind but loves to go for walks or just cuddle on the couch! He was rescued by a good Samaritan from a shelter in Alabama. Now he will be living the good life in NH!!

Congratulations Allie & Yurei.

On April 16, 2018, Maggie, Pug #11-18 was adopted by Rebecca & family of Vermont.

Maggie, a female puggle, was surrendered to GMPR when she was only 7 weeks old - the surrendering owner did not realize how much work a puppy can be! Maggie did need surgery for “cherry eye” and she is now ready to enjoy life with her new family.

Congratulations Rebecca & Maggie.

On April 8, 2018, Rolly, Pug #20-18 was adopted by Sara of Vermont.

Rolly is a 9 month old brindle male Bug (pug/boston terrier mix) who was surrendered to GMPR due to allergies in the family. Rolly will have another 10 month old dog to play with in his new home along with Sara’s 9 yr old son - so lots of opportunity to get plenty of exercise!!!!!

Congratulations Sara & Rolly.

On March, 24, 2018, Jillian, pug #10-18 was adopted by Lynne of Massachusetts.

Jillian is a 2 yr old puggle who was surrendered back to GMPR along with her sister Jasmine. They were adopted out together in 2015 but were returned to us due to some personal issues. Lynne recently lost her pug and was looking for another companion - Jillian seemed like a good fit.

Congratulations Lynne and Jillian.

On March 17, 2018, Annie, Pug #17-18 was adopted by Phil & Lucille of Maine.

Annie is a fawn, 11 year old “fluffy” (pleasantly plump) female pug. Annie was surrendered to GMPR in love when she became too assertive with the owner’s other senior dog. Phil and his wife are GMPR alumni and have had experience with alpha females. Annie bonded very quickly to Lucille. In the photo, Phil is holding Bear (GMPR alum) and his son Jared is holding Nico (GMPR Alum).

Congratulations and we hope to see you at the Social again this year.

On March 11, 2018, Jasmin, Pug #18-09 was adopted by Joanne of Vermont.

Jasmin is a 2 yr old puggle who was surrendered back to GMPR along with her sister Jillian. They were adopted out together in 2015 but were returned to us due to some personal issues. Joanne is a GMPR alumni and now that she is retired Jasmin will have a human companion to spend her days with. Jasmin has already met some of Joanne’s grandchildren and was anxious to give everyone kisses!!

Congratulations Joanne & Jasmin.

On March 3, 2018, Dunkin, Pug #18-06, was adopted by Vickie and Mike of Vermont,

Dunkin is a 2 year old male fawn pug who was turned into Animal Protective Foundation in Scotia, NY. His owners only had him a couple of weeks. They got him from a friend who had him since he was a puppy. Their other dogs were too rough with him and didn’t get along. Dunkin had lost one eye due to an ulcer that was ready to burst and he needed another surgery to save his other eye since it was bulgy and susceptible to the same fate at the eye that was removed. He had his eye surgery and is doing great!

When Dunkin met Vickie and Mike, it was love at first sight. He immediately jumped up on them and wanted to give them kisses. Vickie and Mike have been long time GMPR supporters and have adopted multiple pugs from us. We are so happy that Dunkin has found his forever home with them. We can’t wait to see them all at this years Pug social!

Congratulations Vickie and Mike!

On February 25, 2018, Jake, Pug #18-07 was adopted by Kathleen of Vermont.

Jake is an 11 year old Peke-a-Pug that was surrendered in love to GMPR when his owner felt he could no longer give Jake the care he needed. Kathleen has an older Pom/Chi mix and the two dogs bonded immediately. This will be a perfect home for Jake to spend his senior years.

Congratulations Kathleen and Jake.

On February 23, 2018, Nala, Pug #84-17 was adopted by her foster mom JoAnna of New York.

Nala was a 7 year old, fawn pug “in heat” and tested positive for Lyme disease when she came to GMPR, so it was several weeks before we could have her spayed. It did not take long for her foster mom to fall in love with this sweet girl and become what we call “a foster failure”!

We know Nala will have a wonderful life with JoAnna and will be very loved by all.

On February 17, 2018, Charlie, pug #1-18, was adopted by Jessica and her family of New York.

Charile is a 3 year old fawn, male pug. He was not a good fit for his former home and was surrendered to GMPR. Jessica’s family have been on our waiting list for a few months and are very excited to have Charlie join their family.

Congratulations to Jessica and her family!

On February 12, 2018, Patriot, pug #3-18 & Princess, pug #4-18 were adopted by Linda of Maine.

This sweet pair were surrendered to GMPR in love when their owner could no longer care for them. Although not truly bonded, they have been together for many years so we are thrilled that they have found a wonderful home and can stay together. Linda loves the senior dogs and we know that they will have a wonderful home to live out their senior years.

Congratulations Patriot, Princess & Linda.

On February 9, 2018, Abby Pug #5-18 was adopted by Melisha of Maine.

Abby is a sweet Pug/Bulldog mix that was surrendered due to apartment restrictions in her former home. Melisha has a young playful pug who needed a companion. Abby loves to play and has lots of energy, so we feel this will be a perfect fit.

Congratulations Melisha & Abby.

On February 4, 2018, Dozer, pug #2-18 was adopted by Judy & Brian of Vermont.

Dozer is a 2 year old, male fawn, pug who was surrendered due to separation anxiety. He will join Judy & Brian’s “grumble” of black pugs.

Congratulations Judy and Brian!

On January 20, 2018, Max, pug #85-17 was adopted by Steve of New Hampshire.

Max is a 9 year old fawn pug that was rescued from a backyard breeder. Steve and his wife are GMPR alumni, they adopted a bonded pair a few years ago. One has since passed away and their remaining pug George was in need of a companion.

Congratulations Steve!

On January 21, 2018, Jade pug 17-086 was adopted by Melissa of New Hampshire.

Jade is one of three pug puppies that came in with their mother when they were just 1 1/2 weeks old. We decided to offer these sweet babies to some of our previously approved applicants who had already missed out on other pugs they had wanted to adopt. We are very excited these puppies are moving on to their forever homes.

Congratulations to Melissa and her family!

On January 21, 2018, Huggy, now named Macy, Pug #17-83, was adopted by Jurgen and Jeannine of Maine.

Macy joins her new fur siblings Buster the pug, Jenna and Cricket. The Bells lost their almost 16 year old dog, Mattie, this last November. Mattie's presence was so missed in their pack that the Bells knew they needed to adopt again. Because of their love of the pug breed through Buster, they felt that Buster would want a pug sibling for their newest fourth dog. We are grateful that the Bells reached out to GMPR to adopt so that one of our pugs could enjoy the comforts of a home that caters completely to their fur babies. We know that Macy, a little love bug pug, immediately fit right in to her new pack! Best wishes to this beautiful fur family and we are looking forward to seeing them at local pug events!

Congratulations Jurgen and Jeannine!

On January 19, 2018, Jasper pug 88-17 was adopted by Carol of Vermont.

Jasper is one of three pug puppies that came in with their mother when they were just 1 1/2 weeks old. We decided to offer these sweet babies to some of our previously approved applicants who had already missed out on other pugs they had wanted to adopt. We are very excited these puppies are moving on to their forever homes.

Congratulations Carol!

On January 18, 2018, Micah pug #87-17 was adopted by Larry and Jane of Vermont.

Micah is one of three pug puppies that came in with their mother when they were just 1 1/2 weeks old. We decided to offer these sweet babies to some of our previously approved applicants who had already missed out on other pugs they had wanted to adopt. Larry and Jane are GMPR alums and Micah will join two dog siblings in his new home, including a GMPR pug. We are very excited these puppies are moving on to their forever homes.

Congratulations Larry and Jane!

On January 15, 2018, Bailey & Lilly, pugs #81-17 & 82-17 were adopted by Roxanne of MA.

Bailey & Lilly came to GMPR as a bonded pair that had been used for breeding. Roxanne has a love for the senior dogs and has been involved with “rescue” for many years. This is a wonderful home for this breeding pair to “retire” in and receive all the love and pampering they deserve.

Congratulations to Bailey, Lilly & Roxanne!!

On January 6, 2018, Titan, Pug #75-17 was adopted by Marebeth of Massachusetts.

Titan is excited at the prospect of having people home all day to give him lots of snuggles and cuddles. He will have a new pug sister, 9 year old Teesha Mae to play with. Marebeth recently lost her elderly pug MiMi during a surgical procedure. She has been waiting for another pug to come along and help heal the family. Titan with his over the top pug charm, will be perfect for the job.

Congratulations Titan and Marebeth!!

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