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Seattle Pug Rescue in Bellevue, Washington is an all-volunteer organization dedicated to saving the lives of pugs! Ready for some interesting facts about pugs:
The average age of the pugs Seattle Pug Rescue re-homes is 8 years old. Remember, senior dogs make lovely companions! They seldom have pugs under the age of 1.
Considering adoption from Seattle Pug Rescue? Keep reading below for more information on their adoption process and fees.
Seattle Pug Rescue’s website doesn’t show currently available pugs as dogs are adopted too quickly to keep information current. They’ll let you know who's available upon completion of your interview.
Their pugs live in foster homes, so there isn’t a single place to go to meet all available animals. If you’d like to adopt a pug from Seattle Pug Rescue, please follow the simple process below:
Adoption fees range from $100-$600, depending on the age and health of the pug you're adopting. Volunteers evaluate each pug and set the adoption fee on an individual basis. This fee helps to cover part of the medical expenses incurred for each pug and will be discussed with you in advance of you agreeing to adopt.
Our writing team is hard at work researching this shelter's adoption process and fees, so this page will be updated soon!
In the meantime, here's some nice-to-know info that applies to nearly every animal shelter, humane society, and rescue.
Because shelter dogs are full of love!
Is it because they know you saved them and love you harder for it?
I can't say for certain, but yes.
Jokes aside, there are three things all shelter dogs need to thrive in their new home:
Older shelter dogs, generally 1+ years old, may have experienced a lot of trauma, which often results in one of 8 common behavioral issues:
These issues are correctable! Your dog isn't broken, they're just damaged. You can fix them with enough love, patience, and a good training plan.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding good dog trainers can be hard. Like everything else, dog training is moving only. but there are great online dog trainers that are proven to work and can help get your new pup on the right path.
You can learn a lot about an animal welfare organization just by looking at their name.
Adoption processes vary drastically from organization to organization, but here are some general tips that apply in most instances. Note that we'll use the term "shelters" here for simplicity but it includes all types of rescue organizations.
If you have any questions about adopting an animal (what you'll need, what to expect, etc.) feel free to contact the PetLists team!
If you're looking to adopt a new dog, our Dog Adoption Guide is a must-read. It has everything you need to know about bringing a shelter dog home:
And we're adding new guides all the time.