Personality-wise Pugs are happy and affectionate, loyal and charming, playful and mischievous.They are very intelligent.While Pugs can be good watchdogs, they aren’t inclined to be “Yappy” something your neighbors will appreciate. they get along great with other animals and children. Because they are a small, quiet breed and are relatively inactive when indoors, they are a good choice for apartment dwellers. Due to the flat shape of the Pug’s face, he does not do well in extremely hot or cold weather, and should be kept indoors.
Pugs are square and thickset, usually weighting no more than 20 pounds. Their heads are large and round, with large,round eyes. They have deep and distinct wrinkles on their faces. Legend has it that the Chinese, who mastered the breeding of this dog, prized these wrinkles because they resembled good luck symbols in their language. Especially prized dogs with wrinkles that seemed to form the letters of the word “Prince” in Chinese.
Regular weekly brushing and the occasional bath will keep them clean and looking their best. Grooming can be a wonderful bonding experience for you and your pet. Their strong fast-growing nails should be trimmed regularly with a nail clipper or grinder to avoid overgrowth, splitting and cracking.
Their ears should be checked regularly to avoid a buildup of wax and debris which can result in an infection. Teeth should be brushed regularly.
The Pug’s Comical face, with deep wrinkles around big, dark eyes and a flat round face, can’t help but make you smile, It is believed that the Pug’s name comes from the Latin word for “fist” because his face resembles a human fist.
The Moles on a Pug’s cheeks are called “Beauty Spots”. His muzzle or mask is black with a clearly defined “Thumb Mark” on his forehead and a black trace down the center of the back. His ears are smooth, black and velvety. he has a characteristic undershot jaw (the lower teeth extend slightly beyond the upper teeth) and a tightly curled tail.
Pugs are the perfect house dog. Pugs are happy living in the city or country, with kids or grandparents, and as the family’s only pet or among other animals. They enjoy their food, and care must be taken to keep them at their best wight so that they don’t become overweight. They thrive in moderate climates-not too hot, not too cold-but, with proper care pugs can be their adorable selves anywhere. they live to Love and be Loved in return.♥