To our fellow Pug Lovers: Don’t miss Pug Rescue of Florida’s 10th Annual “PugsGiving”, the BIGGEST celebration of pugs and pug rescue in the State of Florida. This year’s PugsGiving to be held on Nov. 10th is presented by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group. This dog oriented event is dog and family friendly with free parking, free general admission for children under 12 and dogs and just $5 for adults. 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
PugsGiving features the largest number of adoptable pugs in the state! Pet contests will include best homemade costume, best celebrity look-a-like costume, best shedder, best trick and many others; new this year is a Pug Agility contest. There will be door prizes, hourly raffle prizes, a HUGE Silent Auction, a chance to meet, talk to and shop at lots of great vendors, games with prizes and the unveiling of PROoF’s new Pug Wine, PROoF’s 1st Edition Cookbook featuring our Photo Contest Top Models and our 2012 T-shirt Logo. Other great features include the Pet Blessing, Pet Photos, Pug Jewelry and the Wall of Rescues. Please bring photos of your rescued pugs for posting on the Wall.
We hope you will come to show your love and support for pugs at this fun filled event!. Pugsgiving is our biggest fundraising effort and adoptable pug showcase of the year. Without your support we could not save the 1,263 and counting pugs we have!
Saturday, November 10, 2012
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ramada Gateway Convention Center
7470 Highway 192 West, Kissimmee, FL 34747 | Toll Free: 1-800-327-9170 | Local: 407-396-4400 | Fax: 407-396-4320
We are encouraging all attendees, vendors, sponsors and friends to stay the night or the weekend.
Bring the whole family and make it a real vacation — with your dogs!
Discounted Rooms are available at for
$39 a night (taxes and fees apply) !
Pets allowed! No pet fee per room – Great deal!
*This Hotel is designated as a “Disney Good Neighbor Hotel”.
* 5 minutes from the Walt Disney World Resort Complex entrance (1 mile).
* Guest Services/Ticket Desk; Smokehouse Restaurant and Mulligan’s Lounge; two outdoor pools; video game room; fitness center; business center; and wireless Internet and more
* FREE scheduled transportation to Disney World, Sea World, Universal Studios and the Lake Buena Vista Outlet
NO PET FEE will be charged to guest stays with pets.
All reservations must be made under Pug Rescue of Florida, Pugsgiving Event to receive discount.
The Hotel understands that if reservations are made, modified or canceled by individuals by calling the hotel reservation department and referring to the group and meeting name, then reservations must be made on or before the cut off date.
All group attendees will be responsible for their own room , tax and incidental charges. All reservations guaranteed and fail to arrive on the scheduled arrival date will be considered NO SHOWS and a charged to the individual attendee’s credit card on file.
Reservation Issues/Hotel Contact
Any issues with making this reservation with this reduced rate please contact our Hotel Event Coordinator Janis Blair,
Sales Manager, Ramada Gateway
Profit and Nonprofit Pug Rescue vendors can get vendor forms here – Download Now
Fees, details and restrictions are on the vendor form.
Valid Nonprofit Pug Rescue’s that supply their ID can get a free booth while space lasts.
Sponsorships start at ONLY $100 and up.
Get recognized as a caring community business and receive many benefits depending on your level of commitment.
For more information contact Marissa Salas at email@example.com
If you have questions not answered here about the PugsGiving event please email the Marissa Salas at firstname.lastname@example.org
We greatly need volunteers to make sure this event is a success and to raise money to help pugs in need. All types of job duties are needed from security, setup, breakdown, lunch relief, dog walkers, clean up crew, etc.
Sign up now to be sent information on what is needed. Volunteers will be given access to our hospitality suite which will be reserved only for our staff, volunteers and VIP’s.
This will be updated often as we approach the event.
Hotel address and information: 7470 Highway 192 West, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Toll Free: 1-800-327-9170 | Local: 407-396-4400 | Fax: 407-396-4320
Reservations must be made before Nov 1, 2012 and MUST mention Pug Rescue of Florida’s PugsGiving
Any issues with making the hotel reservation with this reduced rate please contact our Hotel Event Coordinator: Janis Blair, Sales Manager, Ramada Gateway