I get a lot of Dear Puglet emails. Usually it's just to say hi or say how cute I am. Sometimes there's a question. Stuff like how do you stay so slim? Where can I buy Toobles? What kind of camera does your human have that makes you look so cute? Y'know, things that are pretty easy to answer.
But I recently got a different kind of email. From a pug in need. His name is Franklin, he lives here in San Francisco, and is looking for a new home. Franklin's email made me leak a little bit, even though I know there will be a happy ending. Franklin said it'd be OK to share the email with everyone so I'll let him do the talking.
My mom was hoping your mom could post something about me on your blog because I need a new home. I'm a super cute 3 year old, neutered male pug, named Franklin. My family really loves me and I love them but I'm just not a city dog.
I'm loyal and loving with my people and I get along with my dog friends but the trouble is I just hate everyone else! I'm kind of like a mini akita but cuter of course. My mom can't take me out to the dog park any more. In fact, you may have met me at pug sunday. I'm the pug who always attacks Dutch before I realize that chasing rubber chickens is more fun than fighting.
I'm an excellent guard dog. I hate being on a leash and all the people walking past my house all the time make me crazy. My family home is too busy! Too many people coming in and out all the time.
I need to live down at the end of a long dirt road in the country where I can play fetch to my hearts content and visitors are rare. Another dog to play with would be great.
My pluses: My mom says I am the best snuggler ever! I have really good breathing and eyes. I am very well trained. My tail is divine. I'm sweet and gentle with my family members, including the little girls.
My minuses: I have bitten a couple of people who have surprised me. Pug rescue won't take me because I'm a biter. My family thinks that our home just isn't the right place for me. I'm like a crabby old man trapped in a pug body! Can you help? Sincerely, Franklin the Pug
If you know of a non-city human looking for a pug to call their own, or have any ideas for Franklin... send us an email dailypuglet-at-gmail.com. We'll pass the message on to Franklin and his people.