Due to the COVID -19 pandemic, we are not accepting new foster homes at this time. A home visit is a requirement prior to becoming a foster and due to social distancing requirements, it is not safe to do so at this time. Thank you for understanding.

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Northern Illinois Pug Rescue and Adoption, Inc. (NIPRA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization that exists to assist the community in placing any needy Pug dog in a permanent, loving home. All adoption fees and donations go solely for the rescue, care, and placement of mistreated, unwanted or homeless Pugs.

NIPRA accepts all stray and abandoned Pugs, regardless of age or health, which we care for until we find responsible new homes. Our ability to accept animals is limited to the space that we have available. We euthanize only in cases of irremediable health problems or other grave circumstances.

We rely entirely on donations and proceeds from our fundraising projects to finance our mission. NIPRA is a virtual organization staffed by volunteers throughout the Midwest.

NIPRA’s Mission

To rescue, care for, and find suitable homes for unwanted, stray, or abandoned Pugs. To reduce pet overpopulation by increasing public awareness of the need to spay and neuter pets. To provide educational programs promoting the humane treatment of animals. This mission is accomplished through the dedication and energy of ourĀ board of directors and legion of faithful volunteers.