Pugsgiving 2017

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November 4, 2017


Ramada Gateway Convention Center

7470 Highway 192 West, Kissimmee, FL 34747

To our fellow Pug Lovers: Don’t miss Pug Rescue of Florida’s 15th Annual “PugsGiving”, the LARGEST celebration of pugs and pug rescue in the State of Florida!  

PugsGiving 2017 to be held on November 4th!

There will be door prizes, hourly raffle prizes, a HUGE Silent Auction, a chance to meet, talk, and shop wonderful vendors, and games with prizes! Other great features include the Pet Blessing, The Pug Boutique, the Wall of Rescues, and our Long Term Care Pugs that need TLC. Please bring photos of your rescued pugs for posting on the Adopted 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 have saved the 2,500+ pugs!

How do you get into the PugsGiving Fast Lane? Buy your tickets today and avoid the lines at registration and as a bonus you get one free door prize raffle ticket for each ticket purchase online. Buy your ticket(s) before 5PM on 11-04-2016. $5 per adult, children 12 and under are free! All leashed, behaved dogs that are up to date on vaccinations are welcome! And don’t forget to BRING your receipt which is your entry ticket! YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A TICKET IN THE MAIL …. your receipt/confirmation number IS YOUR TICKET. PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR receipt/confirmation number with you to PugsGiving!

The Hotel:  Ramada Gateway Convention Center 7470 Highway 192 West, Kissimmee, FL 34747

Toll Free: 1-800-327-9170  between the hours of 9 AM – 6 PM (7 days a week) If you have any trouble, please email us at pugsgiving@gmail.com and we will help.
Hotel email: ramadareservations@ostarhotels.com

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 Room Rate for Pugsgiving Attendees is $48 Per Night

Pets allowed! No pet fee per room, this is a 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

PET FEE: NO PET FEE  * PLEASE NOTE: While the hotel is still generously allowing pets attending Pugsgiving, to stay free this year. However, if you leave your room in a condition that requires the hotel to provide additional cleaning services to clean up after your pets, the hotel has the right to charge you a $25 pet clean up fee .

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

Stay tuned for information about PugsGiving 2017!






Get recognized as a caring community business and receive many benefits depending on your level of commitment. Sponsorships start at ONLY $100 and up.

For more information visit our Pugsgiving Sponsorship page.

Please help us by thanking and supporting our sponsors!


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Veterinary Ophthalmology Center

Jeff Dove, CFP®, AAMS®, CRPC®

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.

Want to volunteer for PugsGiving?
Please fill out the volunteer application below and send completed form to pugsgiving@gmail.com Volunteer Application

If you have questions not answered here about the PugsGiving event, please email pugsgiving@gmail.com

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 between the hours of 9 AM – 6 PM (7 days a week) If you have any trouble, please email us at pugsgiving@gmail.com and we will help.
    Hotel email: ramadareservations@ostarhotels.com
  • Reservations must be made before Nov 4th, 2017 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