Welcome to our Pug Memorial Page, a place to honor precious Pugs
who have made their way over the Rainbow Bridge. Our companions will always be remembered
and forever loved, so we wanted to create a place where they will remain eternally.

On this page you can Honor your Pug, send a memorial gift, or send an honorary gift to a loved one.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.
You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together
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Memorial Gifts

A donation in memory of a loved one is one of the most meaningful gifts you can give. Once we receive your information a card will be sent through the mail to the recipient.

Honorary Gifts

The perfect gift for any occasion for that Pug lover in your life. Your donation will be put to work right away to help homeless Pugs. Please fill out our online form and we will mail an acknowledgement card to the recipient.

Honor Your Pug

Upload up to four (4) pictures and a short tribute to your Pug. A donation of $25 is suggested, but not mandatory. Please allow one to two weeks in order to see your Pug’s memorial on this page.

Sweet Lucy was languishing in a crib when I found her; it took a while to get her right but we did. She was the happiest, most special girl ever. She is very missed.

Spud was brought to me at only 4 weeks old with many health issues. He wasn’t expected to live long but this sweet boy made it to 14+. He was so special—there will never be another like my Spuddy.

Theo was my very first Pug; he was blind in one eye, deaf and had a permanent head tilt but
I loved him just the same. He was the sweetest boy and had the most sensitive soul.
He passed a long time ago but I still miss him.


My beautiful Sherman. I miss you so much. Thank you for all the love and joy you brought to my life. You'll always be my Bubbins.

I had the honor to foster Mad-Eye aka Maddy along with his sister, Lestrange, in June 2018. He was a beautiful soul and I miss him terribly. He reached a milestone of celebrating (both) their 16 1/2 birthdays. Maddy, we love and miss you. Rest assure that your sister was well cared for. You’re presence was precious and you were loved, and still are, to the fullest extent.

Words cannot express how wonderful little LeStrange, who I called “Sweet Pea” was. When she and her brother, Mad-Eye came into my care at the tender age of 16 in June 2018, I immediately fell in love with the dynamic duo. My heart grew double in size. It was so hard loosing her brother and now I have lost her. I will never forget her spunk after a bath, our bonding time with massages, cradling and singing to her as she locked eyes with me. She’d wiggle if I stopped singing and once the singing began again, she’d melt back into cradling in my arms. I’ll never forget her crawling over anyone and anything to get to human food sitting in the living room table, even going on her hind legs and putting her front paws on the table stretching her neck to get to the human food! At 16! Everyone who’s paths she crossed fell head over heals for her. My tears flowed hard when we lost her brother and now the pain and tears are double now that she is no longer here. I will eternally love you sweetheart.

"Although Oscar lived with us for only three and a half years, the impression he made, and the hole he left, suggests a much, much longer time. Oscar was such a sweet guy - always ready to cuddle, happy to keep you company, and wanting to raise your spirits. He also loved to eat. Anything. We really wish that we'd had more time together and given him more treats. We love you, Mr. Squishy Face, and hope we get to see you again."

My Ozzy passed away on the morning of November 28, 2018 after a struggle that ended peacefully and full of love. When I went to the (Pugnation) adoption fair, even though the room was filled with pugs of all shapes, ages and sizes, I only had eyes for him. He was even cuter in person and had the sweetest disposition; I daresay he could’ve made honey taste bitter. The next day, he came bursting through the doors to my apartment, Hamlet on his tail, showing him all the place had to offer and then he leaped up on the couch as if to say “I’m home”. There was no period of adjustment, Hamlet and Oz became immediate best friends and he fit into my domestic rhythm as if he was a missing piece that belonged all along. I introduced him to the beach, celebrating holidays, sitting on Santa’s lap, outings to the park, sleeping on the bed, birthday parties and just generally being spoiled. He was a kind and snuggly brother to Hamlet. He was such a joy; he made me laugh every day and was such a perfect addition to my pug family. Ozzy made us a grumble. You were an extension of my heart. Thank you for sharing your life with me and I believe you will be in my thoughts when the time comes for me. I can’t think of a more perfect time than when Hamlet and I took you to the beach for the very first time. You could not understand the feeling of the sand under you paws, but quickly you started running around in it, you ventured into the waves and then we sat on the sand when you were all tuckered out and you actually smiled. We were all happy that day, but never before in my life have I seen a dog smile. That was happiness. That is the moment you knew your life had changed. You knew that life was going to be better; you knew that life was going to be what you deserved and that no matter what, you would receive and give back nothing but love. That moment is where I hoped you went, it’s where I hope you now live and where I hope to join you one day. I love you forever, I will miss you forever, but most importantly, Oz, I will be forever thankful that you came into my life. I am better for it, I am happier for it and I am stronger for it. Thank you for being a friend. Rest easy my old man.

Leighton was relinquished to us by his owners at the tender age of 15. This sweet old man was in the beginning stages of dementia, his hind-end was stiff making it difficult for him to walk and he was slightly blind. In typical Pug fashion, he didn’t let any of his ailments stop him. He enjoyed a short, slow walk and the company of other dogs. What he enjoyed most was when his HIPPO would come to visit him, this brought light into Leightons life. She would spend hours on the couch with him, brushing him and taking him out on short walks; it’s amazing what the human touch can bring out of a dog. Leighton was more awake and active as the HIPPO continued to visit him. As time went by, Leighton's dementia and hind-end stiffness got the best of him and the staff had to make the hard decision to help Leighton cross over the rainbow bridge. Thanks to a generous supporter, Leighton’s memory will stay with us.

Much loved and never forgotten.

Chato was the sweetest, funniest pug. He loved baths and laying in the sun. The last couple of years he loved to sleep and he especially loved to have his belly scratched. Our neighbors stopped regularly to see him and my mom liked to rock him in the rocking chair.
We adopted him in December of 2012 and we have loved him every day since. Our home is empty without him. I am so grateful he came into our lives. Everyone loved him. Sleep well Chato. We love you always.

Even forever wouldn't be long enough

Bosch---March 22, 2009--January 29, 2021

You where both the best pug boys ever!
you both will always be missed!
i hope you know how much you where loved.

We’re immensely grateful to Pug Nation for making our family complete with the adoption of Peg, ten years ago. RIP sweet girl. 1.23.2021

Tater Tot

My sweet pug, Tater Tot, crossed the rainbow bridge on 3/4/2021. I am making this donation in his honor. I will always feel a strong connection to the Pug Community. I miss Tater terribly but I want to do what I can tell help other pugs in need and continue to honor Tater’s legacy.

Munch Munch

Munch munch was our precious little baby taken way too soon. We miss him everyday and love to remember all the perfect things about him. He loves walks, family couch time, car rides, and eating snacks. He was the smartest and bravest boy in the world. He made us happy daily and made the world a better place with his adorable little bug eyes and his energetic personality.


On March 23, 2021 at 11:31a.m., my beloved Boston Terrier Max passed away. He filled my life with joy, connection with nature, humor, and a deep devoted love and companionship. He is resting in the arms of the Divine and will be profoundly missed. Fare thee well: Jessica T

Tiffany & Tess

Tiffany Kelley. We adopted Tiffany and Tess (they were bonded) in 2015. Tiffany was small and disabled, and was a force to be reckoned with as she was in charge, she was the queen of our castle, and she was the cuddliest, sweetest, wonderful little pug ever. Tiffany went everywhere with her mom, since she was tiny, mom could carry her or put her in her doggy backpack. Tiffany went to Heaven in March 2021 as she was getting up there in years and was very tired and wanted to be free of all her disabilities. Tess is still here and looks for Tiffany every day.

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