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.
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
Dog Coat Colors: Fawn, Black, Apricot, Silver Fawn, Light Fawn, Silver.
Puppy prices: around $770-2000
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.
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.
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.