Philly Pug & Short Nose Rescue is a 100% volunteer organization serving Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland (we do not accept surrenders outside of the stated areas).

If you have found a lost/stray dog:
Please contact your local animal shelters and veterinarians offices prior to contacting Philly Pug & Short Nose Rescue. Quite often, owners of lost pets have contacted these agencies looking for their pets.  Additionally, shelters and veterinarians can scan the pet to see if it is microchipped and possibly reunite it with its owner. We will happily accept found pugs once preliminary efforts to find the owner have failed.

To surrender your pug to Philly Pug & Short Nose Rescue please complete the form below.  Our intake team will review the form and will be in contact with you to gather additional information and provide an update on the steps to complete the surrender.


Unfortunately, Philly Pug & Short Nose Rescue is closed to intake at this time.

Please check back with us to see when we are able to assist with dogs that need to be surrendered to rescue.