#pugstakePHILLY 2018

We raised close to $10,000 for rescue!!

$6,500 from the raffle goes to SNORT and Pug Rescue of Austin$1150 in buttons goes to Bialy’s Wellness Foundation, and $2,160 from gear goes to Pet ResQ Inc.


Major pug hugs go out to all of the businesses and organizations that helped make our weekend of fun happen:

InkPug for our wonderful logo.

The Kimpton Monoco for accommodating our pugs and pug parents.

Goose Island Brewhouse for hosting our raffle.

Old City Beer Garden for quenching our thirst.

Founding Footsteps for our amazing walking tour.

October 12 – 14, 2018

Friday, October 12

⭐Historic Tour of Philadelphia

>>>Click HERE for tickets<<<
WHEN: 1:30pm
WHAT: A guided pug-friendly sight-seeing tour.
WHERE: Meet at the brick patio outside 302 Arch St
DETAILS: Wear comfortable shoes and feel free to bring strollers.
COST: $17.50/pp, no cost for pugs. $2.50 from each ticket will be donated to the Bialy’s Wellness Foundation. Children under 5 are free, children under 12 get a discount (please contact Founding Footsteps directly).


⭐Pugs and Pints
>>>Click HERE to RSVP<<<
WHEN: 6-9 p.m.
WHAT: Dinnertime hang out with pugs!
DETAILS: Come hang out, grab a beer, and meet the pugs. There will be food trucks on site. Please RSVP if you’re coming.

Saturday, October 13

⭐Meet Up at Schuylkill River Park Dog Run

WHEN: 10 a.m.- 12 p.m.
WHAT: A relaxed meet and greet with the pugs!
WHERE: Schuylkill River Park Dog Run, 300 S 25th St.
DETAILS: Pugs can be off leash while in the dog park. 

⭐Pug Pawty & Raffle to Benefit Pug Rescue
>>>Click HERE to RSVP<<<
WHEN: 1-4 p.m.
WHAT: An an awesome raffle to benefit pug rescues SNORT and Pug Rescue of Austin and a costume contest! 
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! ***IMPORTANT*** There will be a costume contest at the raffle. Winners get prizes! Come dressed to impress!
COST: There is no fee to attend. Please support the raffle and also buy a beverage (or two!) from Goose Island. Please be sure to RSVP.

Sunday, October 14

⭐Meet Up at the Rocky Steps
WHEN: 11 a.m.
WHAT: Get your pugs in shape because we’re seeing who can climb the Rocky steps! It’s the eye of the pug!
WHERE: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Spring Garden St.
DETAILS: Wear comfortable shoes. Be ready to take a group photo!


((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.))


⭐ You can buy #PugsTakePhilly merch HERE. There are t-shirts, mugs, totes, and more. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Pet ResQ Inc., a small dog rescue based in New Jersey. Pet ResQ Inc has a long history of providing rescue support for animals after natural disasters.

⭐ There will be #PugsTakePhilly buttons available for sale during the raffle. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Bialy’s Wellness Foundation.

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


We donate 100% of the raffle proceeds to pug rescue.