Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This


Look At This Effing Pug On Patrol

LAist relies on your reader support.
Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all.

Moo Choo the pug was supposed to be a Christmas present for a little girl with leukemia until a "B-list celebrity" living in Atwater Village, who promised to deliver the pug from Riverside to Sacramento, decided to keep the pup for herself. The Riverside PD went after the puppetrator and safely retrieved Moo Choo.

By the looks of the pictures the department sent out later, Moo Choo was recruited to crack down on crime going through the woof: public indogsication, barklary, aggravated pawsault and pugstitution.