Howliday Shopping for a Cause (Part 1)

The Howlidays are here! It’s time to bust out your wallet and cross names off your list with some howliday shopping. This season, help support pug-owned businesses that give back to rescue. Let’s show the pug community some love!

Arf Scarf

Howliday Shopping: Arf ScarfFounded by Hamilton Pug’s Grandma, Arf Scarf sells handmade scarves and hats for your pup. They even personalize items!

Arf Scarf donates 40% of proceeds to pug rescue, but during their annual holiday fundraiser, the amount is upped to a full 100%!

Their recent collaboration with InkPug has them creating the cutest personalized ornaments for your tree – be sure to check it out!



Howliday Shopping: Pugpossessed

Owner Debra’s love of pugs started when she got her first one years ago. Now she has a full sized grumble, including five fawn pugs and one black pug.

Debra has immersed herself in rescue and has started her own line of pug goods in the process. She makes custom sized hoodies and pajamas, as well as pug portraits, toy boxes, and even scarves.

Check out her seasonal pug nutcrackers that are great stocking stuffers!




Curly Tail Ties

Howliday Shopping: Curly Tail TiesFounded by a pug mama, Curly Tail Ties makes stylish and festive bowties for all breeds.

They frequently work with rescues to help raise money for pugs, including Pug Squad! Just this fall they made limited edition bowties for #PugsTakeNYC.

Their Christmas collection of seasonal bowties for the holidays is super cute.





Love Thy Beast

Howliday Shopping: Love Thy BeastFounded in Brooklyn, Love Thy Beast is run by designer Tiziana and her muse, Orzo the Pug. Orzo was adopted from See Spot Rescue, and went from homeless to CCO (Chief Canine Officer) of his Mama’s company.

Together, they make awesome pet items like carry bags and t-shirts, with designs and sizes that are pug friendly. They’ll have any pooch’s tail waggin’!






Curly Tail Coffee

Founder Nicole combined her love of coffee and pugs to form Curly Tail Coffee in 2015.

Howliday Shopping: Curly Tail CoffeeShe brews all of her own roasts, creating liquid gold with flavors like Peppermint Mocha and Butter Toffee.

For the entire month of December, Curly Tail Coffee is donating $1 of every bag sold to Pug Squad!
Choose from:
Regular Roast
Flavored Roast
Coffee Sampler 3 Pack
Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans
Holiday Pug Mug
Decaf Blend


Pugnacious Gifts

Howliday Shopping: Pugnacious GiftsFounder Nadine was able to combine her passion for pugs and design with her Zazzle business Pugnacious Gifts.

With her black pug, Pixel, assisting as muse, Nadine creates adorable pug patterns that are sold on everything from mugs to pillows to leggings! There’s something for everyone in her store, and with frequent discount codes provided, who could say no?