Pug Puppies and Dogs
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Fast Facts & Guide to Pug Puppies and Dogs
Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to Pug Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the Pug.
Pug Guide and Fact File
Height: The average height of a male is 12-14 inches / female 10-12 inches
Weight: The average weight of a male is 13-20 pounds / female 13-18 pounds
Size of Dog: The Pug is a small sized breed of dog
Breed Type and Dog Group: The Pug belongs to the Toy Group of Dogs
Country of Origin of the Breed: It is believed that the Pug originated from Asia
Exercise Needs: This breed requires minimal daily exercise
Coat Type: The Pug has a short, fine, soft and smooth coat
Shedding hairs: The Pug is a low shedder but sheds heavily seasonally
Grooming needs: The grooming requirements are low
Training a Pug (Trainability): The Pug is trainable
Other Names of Pug: Mops, Carlin, Chinese Pug Dog
Pug Lifespan - This dog lives for approximately 12 - 15 years
Number of puppies per litter: The average litter size is 3 puppies
Temperament / Behaviour: Loyal, Playful, Bright, Smart, Cheerful, Even-Tempered
We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our Pug puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female Pug dog names, illness and health problems.
Summary of Pug Puppies and Dogs
Pug puppies and dogs are playful, amusing and very bright. This pleasant breed makes an ideal family pet for anyone looking for a small sized puppy or dog that is cute and smart enough to be easily obedience trained, loves spending time with its owner and has a loving and affectionate personality. The Pug is even tempered and nice natured, it has comical characterises and is really quite amusing company and fun to be around. This is a bright breed that can become bored fairly easily so it should be given time each day to play and provided with a short walk to keep it physically and mentally stimulated. For best training result, puppy training should be made interesting and should provide variety, otherwise the puppy will feel bored and become distracted. This breed can be introduced to new people from a young age as it is sociable and friendly. This is not a solitary dog and it will not enjoy being alone for long periods of time.
Choosing Pug Puppies and Dogs as Pets
Pug puppies grow into small sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a Pug puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder who will provide health clearances for any particular puppy. There are a several health conditions and illnesses relating to the Pug, more information can be found via the Health Issues link above. One of the main conditions is that the Pug it prone to breathing difficulties due to the fact that the dog has been bred with a small flat nose. This should be taken into consideration when caring for a Pug puppy or dog, and the breed shouldn't be exposed to considerably high or low temperature, and too much exercise as this can cause a strain on the animal's breathing. The Pug has short, fine, soft hair that requires minimal grooming of just once per week to keep the coat looking healthy and shiny.
Pug Puppies and Dogs
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