All You Need To Know About Dog Breeds – A Lowdown On Pugs-巴雷特m82a1

Pets The Pug belongs to the toy dog group and is characterized by their wrinkly, short-muzzled face and their curled tail. They are generally very small yet compact with well-defined muscles. They have a glossy coat and they come in a variety of color (fawn being the most common). Pugs have very large dark eyes. They are quite a very popular breed because they can be very loyal, affectionate and loving. History There have been many debates and speculations with regards to the origins of the Pug. But they are generally known to have Chinese origins over a thousand years ago. Pugs are said to be companions of Buddhist monks while in Tibet. From China, Pugs were brought to Europe by the Dutch East India Company. And they quickly became highly sought as they become the dogs of the royalty and aristocrats. Pugs are said to be related to the Pekingese while there are those that believes they originated from the Mastiff or Bulldog. Napoleon’s wife owned a pug that she used to send secret messages to her husband while in prison. The Pug was registered with the AKC in 1885 and from there, they continued to be a favorite. Personality The popularity of the Pug can be partly attributed to their personality. Pugs are known to have happy-go-lucky attitude. They are also very playful and lively. They are an ideal family dog because they are extremely loyal, loving and affectionate. If you have children at home, then they will surely love to have a Pug around as they considered to be very good with children. Aside from children, they are also recommended companions for the elderly. Pugs are known to have very poor road sense, so as much as possible keep them in an enclosed area. Grooming Pugs have a fine short coat so they require very minimal grooming. Spend around 10 minutes every day when grooming a Pug. First use a fine steel comb and then finish it with a bristle brush. When bathing, make sure that you thoroughly clean the creases on its face as it can accumulate dirt. Use a shampoo only when necessary. Pugs are known to be heavy shedders. If cared properly, Pugs can live up to 12 to 15 years. Although you have to keep in mind that they are prone to catching colds and are easily stressed when the temperature is too hot or too cold. Exercise is also required but not too much because they easily overheat. When it comes to dog training, pugs aren’t known to be the smartest breed. They can be fairly stubborn but not as headstrong as compared to other breeds such as Pit Bulls or Huskies. Pugs are highly recommended as family pets. About the Author: 相关的主题文章:

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