#pugstakeDC 2019

#pugstakeDC 2019

We raised over $10,000 for rescue!!

  • $7,500 from the raffle goes to Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue.
  • $1,000 from gear goes to Pug Nation Rescue of Los Angeles.
  • $1,350 in button sales goes to Ohio Pug Rescue.
  • $400 goes to Young At Heart Senior Pet Rescue.

#pugstakeDC is coming soon!

Mark your calendars: it’s all happening the weekend of October 25-27, 2019!

October 26 – 27, 2019

Saturday, Oct 26

Meet Up at D.C. Dog Run

WHEN: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.
WHAT: A relaxed meet and greet with the pugs!
WHERE: Swampoodle Dog Park.
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 Mid-Atlantic Pug Rescue!
WHEREWunder Garten, 1101 First Street NE in NoMa
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: Tickets are required, but there is no fee to attend. Please support the raffle and also buy a beverage (or two!) from Wunder Garten. Please be sure to RSVP.

Sunday, October 27

⭐Meet Up at the National Mall

WHEN: 10:30a.m.
WHAT: Explore the National Mall with your pup. Head over to the steps in front of the Lincoln Memorial for a group photo. We always love to get a big group photo of all the pugs that attended the event and we think this will be the perfect spot for a final goodbye.
WHERE: In front of the Lincoln Memorial.
DETAILS: Bring your camera.
COST: 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 Palomar! Please email pugtakeovers@gmail.com for more information. 


⭐ You can buy #PugsTakeDC merch HERE. There are t-shirts, mugs, totes, and more. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Pug Nation Rescue of LA, a pug rescue based in Los Angeles.


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

Gemma Correll for our wonderful logo.

The Kimpton Palomar for accommodating our pugs and pug parents.