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Pug Breed Information

Pug, was originally developed in Asia, and is believed to have existed before 400 B.C. this breed is considered as one of the ancient dog breeds. Pug is believed to have bred from, French mastiffs and bull dogs. They were used as companion dogs in the monasteries located in Tibet. Pug was recognized by the American Kennel Club in the year 1885. This breed is rather small in size, but they are well built and strong breed. Their head is round in shape, and their muzzle is comparatively large and also is in the shape of a square. The face of this breed is covered with small beauty spots. The major part of the muzzle and also the jaw is covered folding and also wrinkles. They have large eyes and also small button shaped ears. Their teeth are set in undershot bite. The tail of the breed forms a curve and in some cases it forms a double curve. The coat covering the body of this breed is short and also smooth in texture. They are available in brindle, apricot, and silver and also fawn colours. Pugs are usually a happy and also easy going breed. This breed is very loving and also loving towards its master. They are always energetic and active. They love to play and spent their time with the family and stay close with them. They are perfect companions for children. They are very easy to handle. This breed is intelligent and smart. They can be easily trained. They are usually very friendly towards strangers but can be aggressive towards unfamiliar animals. They should be properly socialized from an early age. The average height and weight of a healthy male pug is 30 cm to 36 cm and 6 kg to 9 kg, respectively. In the case of females, the average height and weight are, 25 cm to 30 cm and 6 kg to 8 kg respectively. They are perfect breed, for apartments. Be careful that you provide your Pug with proper amount of exercise. They should be taken out for daily walks. This breed is easy to groom as their coat is short. They should be brushed and also combed every day. Pugs are prone to health conditions like, allergies, breathing problems, skin infections, and also mast cell tumours. The average life expectancy of a healthy Pug is 12 years to 15 years.

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