Our commitment to a lifetime of love: Adorable Diego comes to us from Mexico

Our commitment to a lifetime of love: Adorable Diego comes to us from Mexico



On occasion, some of our pugs come into the rescue with a terminal illness, constant medical needs or have special emotional needs. These dogs are considered unadoptable, yet they are still able to live with a good quality of life. For these dogs, our foster families commit to a lifetime of love and care for the time they have left, and Pacific Pug Rescue provides food, supplies and medical treatment for each dog in the Furever Foster program. Our only funding for this program comes from donations and sponsorships. We rely heavily on our supporters to help us continue to help these sweet seniors live a full, happy comfortable life.

Adorable Diego traveled to Oregon from Mexico in November 2021 through an organization that rescues street dogs. He suffered from hip and patella deformities that greatly impacted his comfort and ability to live an active life of fun and frolic expected at such a young age. Pacific Pug Rescue took him into care so he could receive the necessary medical care to correct his issues to ensure a happy, healthy life in a loving home as he so deserved. He had bilateral MPL surgery in January and began the long process of recovery and healing.

The blood panel taken prior to his dental cleaning and removal of decaying teeth indicated a concern regarding his kidneys. Sadly, further testing revealed chronic kidney failure which will dramatically reduce this sweet baby boy’s little life.

At this time, Diego is not experiencing negative symptoms and is soaking up life as part of a family of dogs, cats, and people who love him. He is filled with joy and excitement when his harness comes out for his daily walk through the neighborhood where he is becoming well known. He is playful and loves his stuffies (especially the sheep that is bigger than him!), is silly and curious, and is a champion snuggler who loves to burrow in a pile of soft, fuzzy blankets.


Adoption donation $350. If you are interested, please email us at adoptions@pacificpugrescue.org

Pacific Pug Rescue is a non-profit operated by volunteers and rely solely on donations from the community. With no paid staff, every penny of your tax-deductible donation goes to help save Pugs in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.