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This is our big Pug Event of the Year. Many contests, including the always popular Costume Contests, Chinese Auction, Vendors, Food and tons of Pug Fun.

Festival will benefit both Southwest PA Pugs with Special Needs, and Guardian Angels Pug Rescue

Gates open at 11 am.  Contests begin at 11:30 am and run until 4:30 pm.  Suggested donation of $5.00 per person to help our rescued pugs, children under 12 free.

Visit  for more details about this fun event.  Non-pug breeds welcome to join us for all the fun.  You won't want to miss this one.


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  • Dolly P.

    Sorry we missed it this year but loss my pug Freddie Sept 26 and just didn`t think I could handle it.So we are looking forward to next year.

    October 11, 2015

  • Adam

    Loved it

    October 11, 2015

  • Marian

    oh my gosh! What a BIG turn out! I missed last year, so compared to 2 yrs ago, outstanding! Great job Patti and Lisa. I hope you brought in a record amt for the rescues. Please remember I'm available to help in any way! Love you all, Marian, Maddie, Ivy, Wilson, Otys, fosters Lilac (Philly Pug and Short Nose Rescue) and Guido (Curly Tail Pug Rescue).

    October 11, 2014

  • Adam

    What a great turnout. And my honey boo boo won first place for the longest Tongue. Hahaha

    1 · October 11, 2014

  • Lucy


    2 · October 11, 2014

  • Pete & M.

    Awesome... As usual.

    1 · October 11, 2014

  • Curtis T.

    Eclipse, Nevaeh, and Lily will be there-with they're human escorts!

    October 11, 2014

  • Stacee

    I will be bring my little pug Lola, and my pug/bulldog GiGi and my bulldog hoagie... Looking forward to it... :) This will be our first pugtoberfest!

    October 10, 2014

  • Lisa

    Just a few days away. Hope everyone's getting those great costumes ready! We're still looking for volunteers, particularly with set up (we start setting up at 9 am) & tear down afterwards. Everyone hope for good weather. The rescues are ready & we can't wait!!!

    October 7, 2014

  • Adam

    I'll be there. Nico, Honey Boo Boo, Dexter and my newest addition (one yr old) Bullet will be in costumes. This will be his very first time. Hope to see everybody there.

    October 5, 2014

  • JeanyB

    I lost my pug Duke two years ago and can't bring myself to drop from this meet up group. I hope to attend one of the events someday for some pug hug therapy. Wish all of you lots of fun!

    1 · October 5, 2014

  • Jessica-

    Can't wait for this event ! We love it!!

    September 13, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have been going for years now. Lots of fun and fellowship between humans and pugs alike.

    August 18, 2014

  • Mike and P.

    would love to with our new puggie, Prissy, but we will be away that weekend. ;-)

    July 10, 2014

  • Susan

    We went last year and Sophie really enjoyed it!

    June 28, 2014

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