2023 Pug Social

Our Annual Pug Social is back for 2023 and we have a new, beautiful location at Camp Plymouth State Park in Ludlow, Vermont. This area of Vermont is the picturesque Vermont we all love and right on a lake. We will have auctions, raffles, contests and more! The people and pugs will have access to the lake if its a warm day. To learn more about our event and local hotel accomodations, go to our Pug Social page for more details. We hope to see you there!


Wish you could adopt, but cannot at this time??

You can still help out in various other ways. Right now we’re seeking volunteers to assist in performing home visits and fostering dogs in our care until they are ready to go to their forever homes. We make every effort to ensure our rescues live their best life after coming into our organization. One of the most important steps is a home visit. Home visits help us to determine the best placement of our rescues by matching the perfect family with the perfect rescue.

Our volunteer base is just too small within our coverage areas to handle all of our applications and we have been forced to turn some folks away. We’re reaching out in hopes to build our volunteer base so we never have to turn away an applicant due to our inability to perform the necessary home visit…

Since we don't have a shelter, we need loving foster homes that can take in the dogs we save, bring them to their vet appointments and just give them the love they deserve until they can be placed with their forever family. Foster families are not responsible for any vet bills and can be reimbursed for dog food, treats and other necessary supplies for the dog.

What do you need to do???

It’s simple, let us know you’re willing to help out with home visits or other volunteer needs by completing a Volunteer Application or complete a Foster Application if you want to open your home to a foster dog.

The true display of one's character is how they treat those who cannot speak or do for themselves. You're all heroes in our book and we thank you all for your continued support!! We can’t do this without you!



Our next fundraising event will be bringing back our Super Bowl Squares Game! The grand prize winner will receive this beautiful handmade pug quilt. The stitching has hearts to make it extra beautiful! We will also have prizes at the end of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter. All proceeds will go toward our Guardian Angel pugs!

RULES: We will put your name in a square on the board and assign numbers at the start of the game or when the board fills up (whichever comes first). The winners will be selected based on the last number of each teams score. Price is $10 per square. We will only be selling 100 squares.

The Super Bowl is on Feb 12! We will post winners during the game so watch our social media for updates!

Thank you for your support!


Our 2023 GMPR calendars are now available through our online store! Our Calendars features GMPR alumni and current fosters or hospice dogs in our care. The cover of this years calendar is the famous Rosebud Hannipug! Everyone that submitted photos will see at least one of their photos included in the monthly collages.


I know we are a little late in the game but in lieu of our pug social, we created COVID pug shirts! We also have new GMPR hats and "Opt-to-Adopt" T-shirts. Get yours today using our new GMPR Store!

Want to help GMPR win money? It’s easy - all you have to do is walk your dog! Download the Woof Trax app and track every walk with your furry friend. Each walk gets us closer to receiving a monetary donation from Woof Trax. Follow the directions below to get started.

1. Head to the App Store and download the free Woof Trax app.
2. Create your profile in the app. Make sure to select Green Mountain Pug Rescue as the organization that you are walking for.
3. Register for active challenges under the “challenge” section of the app. The “Walk and Win Challenge” is currently underway. You can win a Woof Trax t-shirt and a monetary donation for GMPR! Don’t forget to check the challenge tab frequently to register for new challenges.
4. Start walking! Make sure to hit the “start walking” button everytime you hit the pavement or trails with your pack.

Thank you for your support and have fun walking!

2023 GMPR Calendars now available! Click on the GMPR Store to order now!

2021 Pug Social Photos

Our 2021 Pug Social theme was 9/11 Remembrance and it was the perfect day for it! If you missed this event or attended and want to see the photos taken by our photograhers, CLICK HERE.

We hope to see you next year. To learn more about our next year's social, CLICK HERE.


If you make donations to GMPR via Paypal and would like a Charitable tax receipt for your records at the end of the year, please send an E-mail to Phil Douglas, Treasurer, with your name and mailing address and he will E-mail you a receipt for the sum of the donations made for the current fiscal year. Reminder : mark your donation in Paypal as a charitable gift.

Pet-Friendly Housing

According to a study conducted by the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy (NCPPSP), the number one reason for pet relinquishment is moving. If this is the case for your present situation, we want to provide some additional resources to maybe help you stick with your pet. Check out the pet-friendly apartments in Burlington, Montpelier, Manchester, Concord, and Portland.

Order your Pet Food at Chewy.com and Green Mountain Pug Rescue will get a $20 donation!

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