Pug Dog Breed
Pug Dog Classification:
Pugs are companion dogs.
Other Names: Lo-Chiang-Sze, Foo,
Chinese Pug, Mops, Puggu, Carli, Dutch
Bulldog, Dutch Mastiff, Mini Mastiff
Pugs in Foreign Languages:
Italian: carlino, carlini
Origins: Pugs were bred as companion
dogs for Chinese nobility dog, to 'adorn
Description: Pugs are small dogs.
Pugs have a square compact body, broad
skull with a flat, "wrinkly"
face, semi-erect ears, and a curly tail.
Size: Pugs weigh 13 to 20 lbs,
they stand 10 to 14 inches tall at their
||13 to 20 lbs
||12 to 14 inches tall
||13 to 18 lbs
||10 to 12 inches tall
Coat: Pugs have short, fine, smooth
coat that can be fawn, black, apricot,
or silver with black markings.
Disposition: Pugs do require moderate
exercise in order to avoid obesity. Pugs
are social but can be stubborn, they can
become agitated if they do not get the
attention they feel they deserve..
Type Dog: Pugs are companion dogs.
Litter Size: Pugs give birth to
litters of 2 to 5 puppies.
Behavior: Pugs are playful and
social, they are not overly aggressive
Traits: Playful, stubborn, attentive,social,
Country of Origin: China
Life Span: Pug dogs typically
live 12 to 15 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC