PUG RESCUE & ADOPTION VICTORIA INC. is foster care based registered animal welfare charity organisation dedicated to helping all pugs in need. We are operated entirely by community unpaid dedicated volunteers who are experienced in the special needs pugs have.
We will accept any pug and most pug like crosses into our care.
We find abandoned and surrendered pugs new and loving homes. Pugs that are sick, injured or have behavioural issues are rehabilitated before going to their new homes. All pugs are strictly vet checked, desexed, vaccinated, microchipped, wormed, deflead, heartworm tested and temperament tested before leaving our care.
We believe in a no kill policy and endeavour to rehabilitate and rehome every pug that comes into our care, no matter how long it takes. We believe that physically disabled pugs and pugs with long term medical conditions can live happy lives with appropriate support and care. We will only humanely euthanise pugs in our care if their quality of life is greatly diminished by a non manageable or non treatable condition.
Pugs come to us from pounds, shelters, private owners and breeders. We assure complete confidentiality for both surrendering and adopting owners.
All pugs in our care are fostered in volunteers’ private homes, throughout Victoria.
All adoptions occur through a process of application; which includes questionnaires, telephone conversations and house/property checks. Unfortunately not all applicants will be able to adopt one of our rescue pugs as we are very fussy to whom our pugs are rehomed to. Our main priority is making sure every pug is perfectly matched to each new home. We do not adopt outside the state of Victoria.