While little is known for certain about the pug, or why he ran away from his home in Escobedo, Mexico, we can only guess that the coziness of domestic life was too confining for his adventuresome spirit. This pup evidently wanted to see the world.
But he didn't make it far — and the pup's time as a carefree traveler was short-lived.
Turns out, a pair of local garbage collectors from Red Ambiental, a waste management service, spotted the dog out and about on his own and decided to "rescue" him. Since he wasn't wearing a collar, they plopped him into the cab of their garbage truck and continued along their route as a trio.
And that's how the liberty-seeking pug found himself here: