Soon after Pugs officially became a member of our family I wrote an introduction post about him, explaining how I had met him at Strut Your Mutt months beforehand. Pugs’ owner Debbie had become terminally ill with brain cancer and her friend and founder of his rescue, Gunner’s Run, had taken him in. Pugs stayed […]
It’s finally time for our last #PugsTakeChicago post. Bittersweet, I’m happy to have all the footage posted, but now it really feels over. I need to plan another trip so I have something to look forward to! Saturday night, Hotel Allegro hosted a private Prosecco hour just for Pugs Take Chicago guests. Since it was […]
The second public event of the weekend was a pug rescue fundraiser at Clark Street Ale House. Clark street donated the space, and since they don’t serve food, dogs are allowed inside the bar as well as outside on the patio! There were some really awesome raffle prizes up for grabs (sadly, I didn’t win […]
The “main event” for Pugs Take Chicago was a public meetup at Lake Shore East dog park near Millenium Park. Now, I’m from the burbs and have never needed to use a dog park, so I have nothing to compare it to. But it seemed really nice. It was kind of sunken in the middle […]
In lieu of InstaFriday, since most of my photos are from #PugsTakeChicago anyway, I’m going to start posting my photos from my trip to Chicago! We traveled north last Friday for a weekend of pug fun with so many of our online pug pals and lots of locals as well. Wrangling 2 pugs by myself […]
I headed north to Springfield on Tuesday to participate in Women March on Springfield, where we rallied and lobbied our representatives to support a great number of progressive bills – from healthcare and reproductive rights, gun control, minimum wage and the environment.