Pug

Pug Pug

Summary:

The Pug was originally developed in China during the Han dynasty to be a companion dog. He is a small dog with a big personality and will always crave for your attention. The average height of a Pug is 10 inches to 1 foot, 2 inches weighing about 14 to 18 pounds. They have a lifespan of 12 to 15 years.

Overview:

Originally developed in China as a companion dog the Pug is a small dog with a big personality. He is very intelligent and affectionate and will always do all his best to entertain his master and his family. He is also very playful, adaptable, outgoing, lively and overall a happy dog. The Pug loves all the energy demanding activities like fly-ball, Frisbee, running, swimming and many others. If he is left alone more than a few hours a day he can become bored and might become very loud and destructive. The Pug is a great watchdog because he is very reserved with strangers and will always let you know when a stranger is approaching your property. He is known to behave well when children are around but very small children should always be well supervised when they encounter any type of dog breed because they might have the tendency to tease and no dog will accept that. Obedience training and early socialization are very important in this case and can make a big difference if you want to have an obedient dog.

Pug Training:

The Pug can be a bit harder to train than other dog breeds but with a bit of perseveration you can accomplish this thing too. This dog breed can learn commands a bit slower than other dog breeds but once they learn something, they will never forget it so you shouldn’t be worried that you are wasting your time with his training. You can even send him to a dog training school if training is not your cup of tea.

Pug Shedding:

To be honest, the Pug is shedding a lot of hair. You cannot do anything to stop this but if you want to prevent having hair all over your home you should do proper brushing every day. Keep in mind that with a proper brushing you will rarely find hair on your couch, carpets and other places in your home.

Pug Grooming:

The Pug, like many other dog breeds, need daily exercise. Don’t worry, those needs can be met quite easy with simple walks or playing some fun games. His coat needs to be shaped two or three months and proper brushing should be done every now and then.

Pug History:

The Pug was originally developed in China during the Han Dynasty more than 2000 years ago and his main purpose was being a loving family companion. It is believed that this breed is related to the Tibetan mastiff. The first Pugs were brought to Europe in the 15th century when China began trading with European countries.

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