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Monday, January 5, 2009

Calling All Scrapbookers!

Do you like to scrapbook?  If so, you can combine your love for pugs and scrap booking and possibly win money for your favorite pug rescue organization.  Milwaukee Pug Fest is holding their Annual Scrapbooking Contest and would love to see your entries.  The details on the contest are below:



Send actual/original 8½ x 11 or 12 x 12 single-page layout(s) highlighting your interpretation of this year’s theme: SENIOR PUG(S).
Each page should include:
a title (the theme does not have to be the page’s title)

You can use original black or white or color photo(s) or copies. Original page(s) will not be returned. They will become property of Pug Hugs, Inc. and will be used for future educational and fundraising purposes.

Pug(s) featured in layout do not have to be the entrants own pug or have been rescued. Those wishing to enter the contest and do not have pug photos can email Pug Hugs, Inc. (Rick or Debbie) at rkopaczewski@wi.rr.com.

Multiple submissions are allowed. Each submission will be judged separately.

Please put your name, complete address (including, city, state, zip code), telephone number, email address , the name of the pug rescue group (that would receive the donation in your name), its presidents name and their email address on the back of each page submitted. Also email rkopaczewski@wi.rr.com when page(s) are mailed.

Entries must be received by February 1, 2009. Send to:
Milwaukee Pugfest
1729 Walnut St
South Milwaukee, WI 53172

Winners will be chosen by February 27, 2009 and will be notified no later than March 2, 2009 via email or telephone.

Winners will receive the following:

1st Prize:  A $250 donation from Milwaukee Pugfest made in their name to the pug rescue of their choice
2nd Prize: A $150 donation from Milwaukee Pugfest made in their name to the pug rescue of their choice

A $100 donation will also be given to the pug rescue with the most page submissions. So scrap often!


Entries will be judged and winners chosen based upon quality of craftsmanship, design, originality, creativity, journaling, photo(s), title, skill of techniques and whether the entry meets criteria listed above. Judging will done by a panel of instructors from a local scrapbook store.

Thursday, July 3, 2008

Pugfessions - A fun project with a big heart

Want an easy and fun way to get involved in animal rescue?  If so, check out Pugfessions.

What exactly is a Pugfession, you ask? The Pugfessions themselves are decorated 4x6 postcards (or anything that’s about the size of a postcard, such as a photo or paper that you trim to size) that includes a “ Pug secret,” and ideally a photo or image of a Pug. And here’s the best part of all—$1.00 for every Pugfession received goes to Animal Haven(or the rescue group of your choice.. see website for details) to help shelter dogs-and WE give the money to the shelters.. the only thing you ever pay for is the postage stamp!

All you have to do is take a pic of your beloved pug and tell us your “Pugfession”—or maybe your Pug has a confession of his or her own? Break out your scrap-booking supplies if you have them, or make a Pugfession easily on the computer. You can even make Pugfessions with a photo and a Sharpie—simple! Check out www.Pugfessions.com for all the info on where to send them, sample Pugfessions, and more info about other “fessions” projects. Who knows—maybe your Pug will even become famous in a Pugfessions book? But that’s just a perk—it’s all for a good cause.

Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Pug Falling Asleep

Pugs always love to be part of the action, but sometimes they just can’t manage to stay awake for it all.

To see more videos of animals falling asleep check out Buzzfeed’s roundup.

Monday, March 31, 2008

Pug Ingenuity

This video of a sly pug getting some extra treats for himself has been around for awhile, but it still makes me laugh every time I see it.  So what better way to start off the work week than with a smile from some pug antics.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Pug Tattoo Tributes - Reader Picture

Yesterday, I asked if anyone had any tattoos inspired by their pug and reader Danine did not disappoint.  She sent in a picture of a tattoo inspired by her pug Benee.

Any other pug lovers out there sporting ink in honor of their pug?

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Pug Puppies Playing

It’s Wednesday and if the work week is already getting to you here is a little something to help you make it through hump day.  A video of two 4 week old puppies playing.  They are so young and utterly adorable.

My favorite part is when they both simultaneously fall over.

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Pug Tattoo Tributes

The April Issue of Bark magazine features an article titled Indelible Dogs by Lisa Wogan.  In the article, Wogan shows some tattoos that were inspired by lovable canine companions.  Not surprisingly, some of those tatts were inspired by pugs.  You can see two incredible pug tattoos on the Bark blog.

Do you have any ink honoring your pug?

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