Adoption Process

If you have not owned a Pug before, we suggest that you do some research on the Pug breed before completing the adoption application.

We do not!

Home Pugs on first-come first-serve basis.We take the matching process very seriously and our success has been the fact that we adopt Pugs into compatible homes.The right Pug in the right home.

We will not!

Place an ill or unhealthy pug up for adoption. We will disclose any medical condition that we are aware of to the prospective new owners. There are some Pugs that arrive at our sanctuary and we have no knowledge of their medical history or the conditions that they were originally homed in.

It is important that you are aware that:

Pugs shed hair 365 days a year no matter how many times you brush them.

Pugs snore.

Pugs are NOT outside dogs, they were bred to be companions.

Pugs can live for 14 – 17 years. Are you prepared to give them a loving home for their lifetime?

Pugs are not very tolerant of exercise, however they love short walks and love to play.

Pugs can be expensive when it comes to veterinary care and it is advised that you invest in medical aid for them.

Steps to adopting a rescue Pug:

Adoption Process
Be 100% Sure

Be 100% sure that the pug breed is the right breed for you and your family.

Fill an Application Form
Complete the adoption application and either return via email to adoptions@pugrescue.co.za or fax to 0866602215.
Home Inspection

You will be contacted by a Pug Rescue SA volunteer to conduct a home inspection.

Meet Our Pugs

Once your home is approved an appointment will be set up with you to meet suitable Pugs.

Adoption Contract

Adoption Contract will be signed.

Post Home Inspection

Regular follow up calls or visits will be made by a Pug Rescue SA volunteer to ensure that the Pug has settled down, is happy and is treated according to what we were led to believe based on the adoption application and the home inspection.

If the adoption does not work out for either the new owner or the Pug then the Pug will be returned to Pug Rescue SA – only Pug Rescue SA can re-home the Pug.

If you are sure that you want to give a rescue Pug a loving and forever home then please complete the adoption application.

click here to submit an application

If you are sure that you want to give a rescue Pug a loving and forever home then please complete the adoption application.

click here to submit an application

The cost of adopting a rescue pug is R1 500 for adult Pugs and R3 000 for Pug puppies which are occasionally available.

The adoption fee assists in covering the veterinary fees for the following:

1

Sterilization

2

Inoculation

3

De-worming

4

Microchipping

5

Ear check

6

Eye check

7

Dental check

8

Expressing of anal glands