Pugs were noble companions, from the Chinese emperors to Marie Antoinette and Holland’s House of Orange, to name a few. Pugs’ name originated from the Latin word “fist”, due to their face’s resemblance to a human fist.
With pug's distinctive faces, comes their comical expressions. These endearing and mischievous dogs love to be pampered; lounging, loafing, and following you around the house is what they are good at.
Pugs love to eat, and will most likely be obese if not monitored. Best to keep them indoors. Since they cannot tolerate extreme weather and are susceptible to breathing and heart problems.
Dog Breed Group
10 to 14 inches
6 to 8 kg
12 to 15 years
Low-energy dogs love lounging on the couch as you binge watch your all-time favorite series. They are up for cuddles or naps on your lap. These dogs are ideal company for a quiet afternoon.
Potential for Playfulness
From simple catch, sit and stay training, to more advanced lessons for tricks and agility, these dogs are up for the challenge. They are always looking forward to having playmates and playdates.
Dogs, and even humans, need exercise, yet these dog breeds are just fine in a less active lifestyle. They are not huge fans of adrenaline rush rather they are fond of solitude.
Forceful dogs are virougus; they may strain themselves wearing the leash, break obstacle courses and devour their food. If not properly trained, they are not advised around kids and the elderly without supervision.
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USUAL HEALTH PROBLEMS
Please take note of the following health diseases Pugs usually encounter.
Cheyletiella Dermatitis (Walking Dandruff)
Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE)
GROOMING YOUR PUG
Pugs need low to moderate maintenance. Contrary to popular belief, pugs actually shed even; although short-coated, they require at least twice a week of brushing. Their facial wrinkles are also ideal nooks for yeast and bacteria to thrive. Better to keep these facial folds clean and dry. Give them a bath only when necessary. Trim their nails to avoid pain and discomfort.