Below are SOME of the pugs we have available for adoption. MANY OF OUR PUGS ARE NEVER LISTED ON THIS PAGE because their forever homes have been selected from applications already on file.

An application must be submitted to be considered for any rescue pug. If you are ready to adopt, please submit your application now. Applying does not obligate you to adopt from us; you have the right to refuse any or all pugs about which you are contacted.

If you do apply and would like to be considered for a pug listed on this page, please indicate the name of the pug on your application.

With occasional exceptions, all of our rescued pugs are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and heartworm tested before placement.

Please also feel free to visit our Owner Referral page.

Bonded Pair – 6 & 2 years old

These are phenomenal little girls. They are super quiet and well behaved. Ivy likes to talk when she wants to go outside or come out of their little room. Ivy is quicker to warm up and will come close to you for pets. Evelyn will not and will only accept pets when she is sitting in her crate. Although, Evelyn is more trusting of my husband and will let him pet her. Neither lady likes to be picked up. Both are completely housebroken and only have poop accidents when their tummies are upset. Neither has shown any dog or food aggression. Evelyn did growl at my toddler once but has never snapped. Evelyn is also not fond of the cats but only barks and I don’t believe she’d hurt them. They are fat and slow-moving so she could nip them if she wanted to do so. Ivy and Evelyn were found wandering together in rural New Mexico. We believe they were dumped, probably by a breeder. Given that both cower and shy away when you put your hand down to pet them, I can’t imagine the hell they endured before they were finally dumped. However, both girls are making strides. Ivy faster than Evelyn – but both are wonderful, sweet little girls. One or both have had runny poop since coming into my care about a month ago. Antibiotics are helping but the runny poop returns. Once their digestive systems are on the mend, they can go in for a spay and then later for a dental. Ivy will also need her mammary tumor biopsied. Evelyn is so, so in love with Ivy and we think Ivy may be her mother. They are absolutely bonded. The girls, at least for now, would do better in a quieter home with older or no kids. Dogs and cats are OK as long as they can have somewhere that is just their space. I cannot stress enough how wonderfully sweet these two ladies are. They are great dogs now and will only get better with time. I am more than happy to give my mobile telephone number to you if you foster these two. They are so, so wonderful! We adore them and you will too! Continue reading

Female – 2 years old

Rosebud is an energetic Boston Terrier / Pug mix. Her previous owner had trouble keeping up with her energy so relinquished her to Colorado Pug Rescue. Her foster home has kids, dogs, and a pig. She does fine with other dogs, except when she is eating. We aren’t sure how she does with cats. Rosebud is a young little bug looking for a family with an active lifestyle!

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Bonded Pair – 4 years old

Hi, we’re Zac and Lilly and we came to CPR after our mom and dad split up. We are so thankful for a loving foster home and getting all our shots up to date. We have so much energy and love to give you! It can take a little bit for us to calm down, but once we are calm, we love to snuggle up on your lap and by your head. We were living outdoors, so our foster mom uses a belly band to get Zac out of the habit of marking indoors. Our foster family is working with us to walk on a leash and going into our “home” (crate) when they are away. We are getting better and can’t wait to meet our forever family. We get along great with other dogs and kids of all ages. Thanks for looking and remember to put Zac and Lilly on your application. Continue reading

Bonded Pair – 8 & 9 years old

Bella and Bruiser are a bonded pair that have been together all their lives. They are 8 & 9 and very sweet fur babies. They are petite pugs and love to cuddle. Bella wags her tail uncurled and its adorable. Bruiser loves sleeping on pillows and will get your attention with a gentle paw or two. Bella has a sensitive tummy so she gets a little pepcid daily. They are both being re evaluated for UTI’s as they have had accidents, and Bruiser has been known to mark. They are a bonded pair and must remain together. Bella loves her neck rubbed and scratched. She will make little purring noises. She can sit and shake. Bruiser loves attention and takes care of his sister by cleaning her face. He has a great expression on his face. He can also sit and shake. Please consider giving these two sweethearts their forever home. Continue reading

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