Rex Shephard

Rex Shephard

Rex Shephard is International Puppy 2017. A Chicagoland native currently living in the greater Austin, Texas area, he has identified as puppy for over 15 years and has participated in BDSM play for more than 25. In addition to founding and sponsoring Texas Puppy Club, he is a full member of Discipline Corps and Austin Gears, and an associate member of North Star Kennel Club and Chicago Hellfire Club. Rex is a strong believer that the puppy and larger kinky communities must be fully inclusive and open to all sexual orientations and gender identities.

As a wolf-shepherd hybrid, he is known to both howl at the moon and mix up words such as innocent and mischievous. Rex encourages pups to play and be themselves honestly and openly everywhere, in a manner respectful of all, with a key principle being that puppy play and kink should be fun – and we shouldn’t be doing it if we’re not enjoying it. In addition, he has a passion for those pups in depression, suicide awareness, and PREP education. Rex is also part furry, and an avid SCUBA diver, backpacker, and mountaineer.

Impossible Puppy Charades

Central Salon

This game is designed for everyone – you do have to like to have fun. This is the game of charades. With hooman puppies, because puppies make everything better. But everyone is encourage to attend and enjoy this game stolen from other events where it was very popular. Puppies and others break up into two […]

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Those Dang Puppies – A Panel Discussion

Ebony

Puppies and handers bring many wonderful things to the kink community. Being an entry point to the wider community and being one of the fastest growing segments, including attracting lots of new and often younger people, puppy and hander presents both opportunities and challenges. The diverse panel members will each present a short personal view […]

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Hungry Hungry Puppy

North Salon

This game is designed for everyone – you do have to like to have fun. Remember the table top game Hungry Hungry Hippos. Yes, this is that, life sized with hooman puppies any anyone else who likes to have fun. Attendees will split into four teams. Each round, two members of each team will compete […]

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Social Area Puppy Mosh – Saturday

Handler and Puppy 101, 201, and more

North Salon

This class is designed for everyone – you do have to be a puppy or handler. The Puppy and Hander community continues to grow and evolve. Whether you first heard about puppy at this event or have been a handler for a decade, this class will help you learn more about puppies and handers and […]

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Social Area Puppy Mosh – Friday