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Pug Rescue San Diego County welcomes you

A special place for our special pugs

Welcome to Pug Rescue of San Diego County's Rainbow Bridge!

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. 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…

— Author Unknown

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Please consider making a donation to Pug Rescue of San Diego County so that we can continue to save sick, injured and abandoned pugs.

Without your help, we would not be able to work such miracles as rescuing the sweet Hannah Hope, who looked like this when we took her in:

Thanks to donations of our members for her vet bills and the tireless work of our volunteers, looked like this one year later: