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The Easter Puggie

IT’S HOLIDAY TIME!

And at Casa Lola, there’s only ONE thing to do on a holiday…

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I love how into the spirit of things she gets.

But never fear, Pug, there’s *always* something in it for you, too.

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Lola and I stick to the fun bits of most holidays, and for me, Easter is all about bunnies and chicks and chocolate and egg hunts and the promise of spring. So what’s not to love?

But back to the egg hunts.

The chocolate is for me, not for LP, so this morning, I thought someone would enjoy getting her breakfast in a slightly more fun way.

Eggs filled with kibble were hidden at pug eye level…

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…and I set the pug bunny loose to see if she could sniff out her treats.

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Lola Pug not only found the eggs, but she also very quickly figured out that stomping on them made them crack open and spill forth their breakfasty goodness.

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Eight Easter eggs later…

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Not only was breakfast served, but we had a total riot running around Casa Lola looking for eggs, hunting for spilled kibble and knocking all sorts of things over.

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So perhaps the dressing up part isn’t so bad when you consider all of the fun that comes with it.

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Happy Easter, Happy Passover and happy hunting to all of our friends today!

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Pugoween – Part the Second

The second Pugoween event turned out to be an even bigger (and funnier) event than the first one.

I wasn’t able to capture all of the amazing costumes, but if you buckle up for a it of a ride, here’s a taste of what to expect if you get a few dozen pugs and their people together at Halloween to raise money for rescue.

Candy Corn Witch pugs…

 

…Lobster Pugs who aren’t really lobsters…and aren’t really pugs, either…

 

…same goes for the Taco Pug…

 

 

…and the little Genie! (seriously – check out her NAILS, people!)

 

This little doll was dressed as a roadie for her beloved uncle’s band…

 

…what more need be said?

 

Another Genie Pug!

You can’t deny the awesomeness of a great outfit.

 

Our Candy Corn Witch pug won a prize in the costume contest, and she seemed to be pretty stoked about it…

 

…although little Magnolia the Sock Monkey seemed to feel a bit slighted.

 

…the pug who came dressed as a bath sponge did well, also. I think that his yellow rubber ducky had been purloined by the time I got to take his photo….

 

But it was the giant Pug Spider and his sibling the giant Pug Fly who took home first place honours in the costume contest, and it’s easy to see why.

Arachnaphobes BEWARE!

 

Lola took a moment to congratulate Pug Fly on his win. …at least I’m assuming that’s what she was doing.

 

Little Peggy the Ladybug wasn’t too impressed with the event.

…okay. She wasn’t too impressed with ME. She had a great time at the event.

 

Lions MUST wear pearls, don’t you know.

 

Formal photos were taken upstairs.

This little gal, Raisin, is a recent puppymill rescue, and a good portion of the funds raised will help with her upcoming medical costs. Poor darling has had a very rough go of it until now, but I think she knows she’s safe now.

 

Little men wore their best ties.

 

And some pugs preferred to hang out with their humans.

Best seat in the house, no?

 

Peachy Keen Pets was there to sell their fabulous harnesses, collars and leashes – with a portion of sales donated to the rescue!

 

With raffle prizes awarded, contests judged and pug portraits taken, the happy pugs started to slow down and give the universal signal for “can we please go home now?” to their people…

 

It was clear that everyone had a simply marvellous time.

 

But even Lola Pug was ready to call it a day. So many pugs and costumes to dream about on her homeward bound nap.

 

A total blast for pugs and their people, alike, and all for a fantastic cause. It was a of pugs helping pugs event, I suppose…with a little bit of human intervention thrown in, of course.

 

Until next Halloween….

 

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Pugoween Halloween

What better way to celebrate Pugoween than with a new costume and a photoshoot.

Although I think someone might disagree with me…

lolapug.com little black pug in a green halloween witch costume with orange pumpkins

 

…I’m going to have to give her extra treats for this one, aren’t I?

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And just so you know that Lola Pug is not alone in her dress up fun, we will have not one, but TWO Pugalug Rescue Pugoween events to tell you about in our next post, and I promise there will be LOTS of photos, so stay tuned for more pugs in duds!

Happy Halloween to all of our friends, and please remember to keep your animal companions safely indoors and out of harm’s way on this spooky evening.

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PUG O WAR!

Halloween costumes need no introduction when they are THIS AWESOME!

 

And just for comparison sake…

 

Thank you, Merry, for lending Lola your wicked battle armour, and WATCH OUT NEIGHBOURHOOD!

Lola Pug is armed and READY to face any ghouls and goblins that come our way!

Happy Pugoween, everyone!

 

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