Archive for the ‘dog’ Category

Running of the Chihuahuas

Thursday, October 10th, 2013



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

One of our local radios stations started the Running of the Chihuahuas in their parking lot. Several years later it has become an entire day event with bands, food trucks, and vendor booths. I will readily admit that in years past I did wish out loud for a Chihuahua. Well, be careful what you wish for… Callie is 100% opposite of the pugs and sometimes she drives me crazy. Well, guess who redeemed herself? Callie did. We signed up for the Running of the Chihuahuas with about 200 other tiny dogs. They broke the entries into heats. Callie won her heat!!!!!! She didn’t win the next round, but we were so proud of her.

Snow in Tennessee

Thursday, October 10th, 2013



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

We got snow! I made the pugs and Chichi put on winter wear to go outside. This photo is Lola and me. Lola was not thrilled.

Callie’s first parade

Thursday, October 10th, 2013



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

This was my fourth MainX 24 parade, but this was Callie’ s first. I thought it would be so much fun to take Callie since she is so high energy. I did not count on her barking at everyone and everything. To make life easier on all of us, I carried her the entire parade route. Oh well.

Pug Celebs

Thursday, October 10th, 2013



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Each year we go down to Atlanta for Pugfest, and each year we go down early for a volunteer and foster home dinner. Some attendees were Harry and his adorable sister Lulu. Both of these squishy faces are SEPRA alums.

Happy 11th Birthday Violet

Sunday, December 4th, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Okay, I am a horrible pug mom. Violet’s birthday was Saturday and I completely forgot. Bad me. She did get eggs for breakfast, but she gets that every weekend so I really can’t even count that for a treat. Regardless, we are so happy that she is with us. Happy Birthday to our little black angel.

Happy Holidays from Etta

Thursday, November 17th, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Have you met Etta yet? She is our adorable foster pug through SouthEast Pug Rescue & Adoption. She is waiting for her fur-ever family.

We will always love you Baby Girl

Saturday, November 5th, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Sadly, just a couple of days after turning 13 years old, Baby Girl’s health took a turn for the worse. With a heavy heart, we had to make the decision to ease her from this world. Run free little girl, run to the Rainbow Bridge where you can breathe easy and walk without pain. The past three and a half years have revolved around taking care of Baby Girl and making sure that she was happy and healthy. And then suddenly, our world has become so normal. The tears are still flowing as we adjust to life without that tiny bundle of a pug.

We are forever grateful to SouthEast Pug Rescue & Adoption for bringing Baby Girl into our lives. Without the dedication of volunteers, Baby Girl would not have had the opportunity to come into rescue. Without the financial support, pugs would not have the opportunity for rehabilitation and the hope to be adopted to a new loving family. www.rescuepug.com

We would also like to thank all of the support we received from our collapsing trachea group-Yorkie Angel Patrol.

Pugfest 2011

Saturday, November 5th, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Pugfest! This event is the first thing that goes on my calendar each year. It is SouthEast Pug Rescue & Adoption’s biggest fundraiser. All I can say is that if you haven’t been, you are missing out! There are costume contests, vendors with all kinds of pug items, tables with SEPRA t-shirts, silent auction items, and raffles for fantastic items. But the best thing is ALL the pugs! There are pugs in all shapes and sizes. www.rescuepug.com

Gus is the most amazing pug

Saturday, November 5th, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

In October, we made our annual pilgrimage to Georgia for SouthEast Pug Rescue & Adoption’s Pugfest. The Friday night before the big event we met the most amazing pug-Gus! Gus is 15 years and 10 months old that was rescued by SEPRA and adopted by Jonathan ten years ago. Although, he can’t walk due to a bad back, he is carted around in little red wagon sporting some serious style. Gus is one of those pugs that you see and you want to hold and cuddle and snuggle, which is exactly what I did to him. Gus travelled all the way from Florida with Jonathan as his driver. Instead of Driving Miss Daisy, it was Driving Mister Gus. Jonathan is an amazing caregiver for Gus and is an inspiration to all pug people. You can tell a pug and a person made a huge impression on you if you are still talking about how lucky you were to meet them weeks later. If you would like a little piece of Gus, you can order one of SEPRA’s 2012 calendars where he is the cover pug. www.rescuepug.com

Peaches gets adopted!

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011



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Originally uploaded by Papa’s Pugs

Well, it’s official! Peaches has been adopted by the most wonderful family. Congratulations Peaches! We’ll miss you, but we know you are in good hands.