June 16, 2019

Dear PetSmart & PetSmart Charities,

We are contacting you on behalf of concerned animal welfare organizations in British Columbia. In case you are not familiar with the signatories, below is a brief introduction to each.

We would like to begin a dialogue with PetSmart an...

February 15, 2019

We are excited to announce HugABull's first ever speaker series! We are collaborating with some very smart people to address topics we know pet parents have questions about.

Sessions are held at River Market in New Westminster, which is supporting this initiative by pro...

December 23, 2018

The holiday season = parties, and parties = empties. We now have a way that you can put your empty bottles to work to fundraise for HugABull dogs. It's easy!

Simply load your empty cans and bottles into clear or blue recycling bags and visit one of the Return It Ex...

November 28, 2018

Twelve special HugABull alumni have assembled to show off their good looks (and magnificent flower crowns) for our 2019 calendar. As always, this was an incredible team effort!

A big thank you to Tanya King Photography for capturing these amazing images, and to Samantha...

September 25, 2018

Mini-headshot sales are now open for the 2019 HugABull calendar! Don't miss out on this opportunity to show off your pet's good looks.

For your donation of $25 or more, you can submit a photo of your pet that will appear in the bottom portion of our calendar. Any spe...

February 28, 2018

Our foster dogs need exposure to catch the eye of a potential forever home, and we appreciate all the shares and courtesy posts provided by our lovely community members. But when well-meaning pet stores and organizations reach out offering to host adoption events, we h...

January 29, 2018

“I found a stray dog, but I can’t take her to the shelter – she won’t make it out alive!”

“Dogs in the US need our help more. They still have KILL shelters there.”

“I’d rather re-home my dog online than take her to a shelter – you know they don’t adopt out pi...

December 20, 2017

Adoption has become a popular option for people looking to add a pet to their home. And it should be! Animals in rescues and shelters can be ready-made pets.

Your local shelter is a great place to start your search. However, they have limited resources available for mat...

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Founded in 2003, HugABull Advocacy & Rescue Society is a community committed to rescue, advocacy and outreach for bull breed dogs. We advocate for responsible ownership of all breeds and for evidence-based, breed-neutral laws in our communities.


We are based in the Lower Mainland but service the entire province of BC.


For general inquiries: Hugabull@gmail.com

Have questions about volunteering? Hugabullhelp@gmail.com

For dog related inquiries (adoption, fostering, re-homing): Hugabullfoster@gmail.com

For fundraising inquiries: Hugabullfundraising@gmail.com

HugABull Advocacy & Rescue Society

PO Box 16101 Sumas Mountain PO

Abbotsford, BC  V3G 0C6


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