Pugly


Duration

1x60


Year of Production

2019


Production Company

Markham Street Films


Broadcaster

CBC Canada


Definition

HD

Pugly – A Pug’s Life tells the story of Gunner, a two-year-old pug in the care of Pugalug, Toronto’s Pug rescue network led by self-professed “Crazy Dog Lady” Blanche Axton. As she prepares Gunner for adoption, we meet a growing community of “squishy-faced dog” devotees with big personalities, following their stories of triumph, humour and heartbreak.

We meet magazine covergirl Miss Pickles the Pug, Helmut, star of the monthly big city park Pug Grumble, Titus the crippled and half-blind dog who will not give up chasing and barking at speeding trains, and then there’s Tawnie, the sassy bitch with the big vet bills.

Pugly investigates why, despite the head-to-tail health issues common in flat-nosed breeds, pugs are more popular than ever. And they’re full of surprises. Although they were bred to be loyal, loving lapdogs, not all are lazy couch potatoes. We find pugs acting in movies, riding motorcycles, building up massive followings on their Instagram accounts and raising funds to help rescue more pugs.

Will Gunner and Tawnie find homes? Will Titus catch his train? And who will be the first to cross the finish line at the legendary “Running of the Pugs”? And how many will run in an entirely different direction? Blanche calls them “the manifestation of joy on 4 legs”. We just call them Pugly.

Series 1: 1x60 | HD | 2019

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