#pugstakeBALTIMORE 2019

We raised over $10,500 for rescue!!

  • $8,254.08 from the raffle goes to BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter). 
  • $985 from gear goes to Houston Pug Hearts.
  • $905 in button sales and $400 from Spoon art goes to Frosted Faces (a total of $1305).

#pugstakeBALTIMORE is coming soon!

Mark your calendars: it’s all happening the weekend of May 4-5, 2019!

May 4 – 5, 2019

Saturday, May 4

Meet Up at Baltimore Dog Run

WHEN: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
WHAT: A relaxed meet and greet with the pugs!
WHERE: Howard Street Dog Park on West Centre St.
DETAILS: An informal off-leash meet-up with the pugs and pug people.

Pug Pawty & Raffle to Benefit Rescue

>>>Click HERE to RSVP<<<
WHEN: 1:00p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
WHAT: An an awesome raffle to benefit pug rescues BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter)
DETAILS:  Please email otisthepugwalsh@gmail.com to contribute items for the raffle.  See below for raffle information. 100% of the raffle proceeds are donated to rescue. Open to all ages!
COST: There is no fee to attend. Please support the raffle and also buy a beverage (or two!) from The Sandlot. Please be sure to RSVP.

After Pawty 

WHEN: 7:00p.m. – ???
WHAT: The after party! 
DETAILS:  Come have a beer or two!
COST: There is no fee to attend. Please support the dog-friendly venue and buy a beverage (or two!).

Sunday, May 5

A Historic Pug-Friendly Baltimore Harbor Boat Cruise

>>>SOLD OUT<<<
WHEN: 10:30 a.m.
WHAT: Get your pugs ready to ride the waves and see some historic parts of Baltimore!
WHERE: Baltimore Finger Piers.
DETAILS: The boat ride lasts 45 minutes.
COST: $17.25 per adult, $6.50 for kids aged 3 – 11. Pugs ride free.


((Special friendly disclaimers: Please be sure to keep in mind your pug and his/her temperament. By attending any of the events, you are taking full responsibility for your pug (and yourself). That means you will not hold any of the hosts, venues, or sponsors liable for any potential injury or any issues that arise.))

Please note that there are extra activities for those staying at the designated hotel. Thank you to the Kimpton Monoco! Please email pugtakeovers@gmail.com for more information. 


⭐ You can buy #PugsTakeBaltimore merch HERE. There are t-shirts, mugs, totes, and more. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Pug Hearts of Houston – Pug Rescue, a pug rescue based in Texas.

⭐ Want tips on dog-friendly things to do in Baltimore? Click HERE.



Major pug hugs go out to all of the businesses and organizations who are part of making our weekend of fun happen:

Andrea Caceres for our wonderful logo.

The Kimpton Monoco for accommodating our pugs and pug parents.