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Overview of Pug



Pug dog breed is Pure breed Small in size. Fur of Pug is smooth and glossy . Basic origin of Pug is China. Pug is Good With Children and Good With Other Animals and Easiest to train, Pug is commonly Charming, Playful, Docile, Clever, Quiet, Stubborn, Attentive, Sociable. The Pug is keen, with a happy-go-lucky attitude. Animated, peppy and spirited, it is loyal, loving and affectionate with its family. Playful, lively and rambunctious, it is sure to keep you laughing. Highly intelligent, it bores easily without variety in its training. These dogs can be a bit willful if they sense they are stronger minded than the humans around them. Pugs are sensitive to the tone of your voice, so harsh punishment is unnecessary. They need an owner who is calm, yet firm, confident and consistent with the rules. This dog is neither excitable nor dull. They are good watchdogs, very devoted and are not yappers. Pugs get along well with other dogs and pets, and they behave impeccably with both children and visitors.
Pug is available in apricot, fawn, black and silver Colors.

Height and weight of Pug

Adult Male of Pug is about 13 - 20 pounds (6 - 9 kg) and adult female of Pug is about 13 - 18 pounds (6 - 8 kg) in Weight.
Height of Pug is commonly 12 - 14 inches (30 - 36 cm).

Common Health Issues of Pug


Pug has tendency to suffer from proptosis, scratched corneas, and painful entropion  

Appearance of Pug

The Pug is a small, stocky, square, thickset dog. The round head is massive with a short, blunt, square-shaped muzzle. Moles on the cheeks are considered beauty spots. The teeth meet in a slight undershot bite. The very large, prominent eyes are dark. The small, thin ears are either rose or button shaped. The face has large, deep wrinkles. The high-set tail is curled over the back and a double curl is preferred in the show ring. Dewclaws are usually removed. The short coat is soft, fine and smooth. Coat colors come in apricot, fawn, black and silver

Working Class of Pug

Basically Pug is Toy dog but is also used as Watch and Companion dog.

Training of Pug

Pug is easy to train.  It learns basic commands such as sit, stay, come easily. Behavior training is also very important for your Pug.  Behavior training prevents and or corrects bad habits of your puppy or dog. Behavior and basic commands training for your Pug should must on these lines. Do not get impatient. You will probably have to repeat the command many times. Never use negative reinforcement. Do not call your dog to come to you for punishment because this will teach your dog not to come on command. Be sure to keep any frustration out of the tone of your voice. If you feel yourself becoming frustrated, take a break. Your dog can sense this and will start to associate training with your unhappiness. You cannot hide your frustration from a dog. You cannot pretend. Dogs can feel human emotion, so stay relaxed, firm and confident.

Exercise and Fitness of Pug

Daily exercise for your Pug is important, dogs are living with human since thousands of years, wild dogs have challenges to survive so they work daily to find food, save food and themselves from other animals but companion dogs have nothing to do, they have ready food and couch to sit, which may affect their health, habits and activity.
Your Pug is recommended Fetching,Walking regular according to its breed specific exercise requirements.

Behavior of Pug with children and other pets

Pugs are strong willed but rarely aggressive, and are suitable for families with children.

Special instructions related to your Pug

Be sure to be your Pug's pack leader. Pugs that do not have strong human leaders can become jealous, and begin to display guarding behaviors, such as guarding furniture, food, toys, or other spots in the house. This behavior only happens when dogs are allowed to take over.

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