Del Mar Pug Party

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This pug in a scarecrow costume follows the Yellow Brick Road during the recent Wizard of Oz-themed Del Mar Pug Party. Photo/Karen Billing

It was pure pug pandemonium at the Del Mar Fairgrounds this past Saturday, May 7. That’s where the Pug Rescue of San Diego County hosted its 20th annual Del Mar Pug Party, which is the West Coast’s largest gathering of these Chinese lap dogs.

In celebration of the group’s 20 year history of finding homes for rescued pugs, this year’s theme was “The Emerald City — There’s No Place Like Home.” Plenty of pugs and their people donned Wizard of Oz themed costumes, some of which you can see in this video, along with some other event highlights.

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  3. Pugs dress to impress at annual rescue party
  4. Patrons celebrate River Park anniversary with lawn party
  5. Tropical Trackside Party raises funds for local youths

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Posted by Marlena Chavira-Medford on May 9, 2011. Filed under Del Mar, Featured Story, News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

4 Comments for “Del Mar Pug Party”

  1. Anne

    Thank you Del Mar Times for the excellent video – love those pugs!

  2. What fun there was! Great costumes and the cutest pugs ever! San Diego Pug Rescue does so much for these little ones. We can't wait to hear what they have in store for 2012!!!! Go Pugs !

  3. diana

    Awesome video! Great job:)

  4. S.Ludwig

    Fabulous!!! Please continue to support SanDiego pug rescue they do wonderful work.
    Thx DFW Pug Rescue

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