16 Pug Facts So Interesting You’ll Say, “OMG!”

The pug is one of the most popular dog breeds. His striking appearance and his peaceful character have even made him rise to royal circles. You can read interesting facts about the history, appearance, and character of the dog breed here.

Breed: Pug

Other names: Chinese pug, Dutch bulldog, Dutch mastiff, Mini mastiff, Mops, Carlin, Pug, Carlino, Doguillo

Origin: Great Britain

Size: Small dog breeds

Group of domestic dogs, small breed dogs

Life expectancy: 12-15 years

Temperament / Activity: Playful, Stubborn, Attentive, Sociable, Smart, Charming, Docile, Calm

Height at the withers: 25 – 32 cm

Weight: 6-14kg

Dog Coat Colors: Fawn, Black, Apricot, Silver Fawn, Light Fawn, Silver.

Puppy prices: around $770-2000

Hypoallergenic: no

#1 The origins of the pug have not been clearly clarified to this day.

However, there is mostly agreement that the breed originated in China. Even before the beginning of our era, small dogs were bred in Asian country, which were characterized by a large head with a blunt nose.

#2 The pug is a very compact breed of dog.

His body is square and stocky, his musculature firm. Its head is notable for its flattened nose and size. The Pug's fur is fine, smooth, and soft and comes in a wide variety of colors - from silver to apricot to black.

#3 However, the cleanly set off badges are striking.

Black spots appear on the mask, ears, cheeks, and forehead. The dorsal line, a continuous black stripe from the back of the main bone to the base of the tail, is also typical of the dog breed.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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