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Pug Fest returns to Milwaukee-area on Sunday

Posted at 12:38 PM, May 14, 2016

Pug Fest returns to the Milwaukee-area on Sunday.

The annual event, now in its 14th year, begins at 9:45 a.m. at the Milwaukee County Indoor Sports Complex, 6000 West Ryan Rd., in Franklin.

The event -- which raises money for increased awareness in helping abused or neglected Pugs -- includes a talent contest, costume contest and Pug races.

Admission is $8 for adults and $3 for kids under 10.

Full schedule of activities:

  • 9:45 a.m.: Doors open
  • 10:30 a.m.: Opening remarks
  • 11 a.m.:Talent contest
  • 11:30 a.m.: "Fireman vs Dog" agility
  • Noon: Sheriff's K-9 Unit demonstration
  • 12:30 p.m.: Silent Auction #1 closes
  • 1 p.m: "Blessing of the Pugs and friends" by Fr. John Allen
  • 1:30 p.m.: Costume contests
  • 2 p.m.: Chinese Auction closes
  • 2:30 p.m.: Silent Auction #2 closes
  • 3 p.m.: Pug races