The origin of the pug is still shrouded in darkness and causes active controversy between lovers of this breed. It is believed that this breed was bred in Asia in the 4th-5th centuries. BC, from where it was brought to Europe by Dutch merchants. This breed was obtained by crossing either short-haired Pekingese or small bulldogs.
The pug is very sensitive to the heightened tone of the owner’s voice, but quickly calms down. Despite its small size, this dog is an excellent watchdog. This dog is very loyal and loyal, often referred to as “the big dog in the little skin”. A pug should not be timid, but also should not be aggressive, he should always be friendly and playful.
The Pug is a cheerful and positive dog that can get along with almost anyone. This breed can be very jealous, but with strangers this dog behaves in a decent manner. He communicates well with children, even if they constantly stick to the dog. The pug is strong and hardy. He interacts well with other dogs if socialized correctly.
Wool and care
The pug has a thin, short and soft coat that should be smooth and glossy, it should not be coarse and fluffy. This breed is distinguished by a soft black muzzle. The hair on the steering wheel tail breaks a little. Dogs of this breed do not need special grooming, but it is necessary to constantly clean their face, since this breed is prone to increased salivation. You should also periodically clean your dog’s folds to prevent dry skin and itching. Bathing the pug is necessary only as a last resort, so as not to wash off the natural protective layer.
At times the pug is willful, but more often he tries to please his owners. Training should be fun and varied so that the dog does not lose interest in the activity. This dog is considered one of the most difficult breeds to train, so you need to start training the dog at the earliest age, when information is best absorbed.
Pugs are quite active dogs, however, for physical exertion, it is enough for him to move around a city apartment. This breed does not like long walks, because due to constant breathing problems, the pug gets tired quickly. He also needs constant access to clean water. The pug is prone to overeating and obesity, so physical activity is mandatory for him, and he tolerates them quite easily.