Why a pug?

Puppy selection (part 3)
I won’t discover America if I say that children from champions and import manufacturers are expensive. Famous foreign kennels will not sell a puppy to a novice at all without…

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DOES CARBOHYDRATES NEED THE DOG'S NUTRITION?
Do not rush to give up carbohydrates. Feeding boiled white rice is an old known way to curb mild diarrhea in a dog. However, white rice has a high glycemic…

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About walks
For proper physical development, daily walks in the fresh air in any weather are necessary. The pug must have well-developed and strong muscles. And without proper training, this cannot be…

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Pug is a breed for “lazy people”.

The pug’s hairline is short and does not require special care. The pug coat is so nice to the touch that you want to iron it constantly. By the way, it calms the nerves. Try it yourself.
So here. It is enough to go through the pug’s hair every 2 weeks with a special brush, removing dead hair.
You need to bathe a pug no more than 1 time per month. Frequent bathing will do more harm than good. So do not get carried away. Continue reading

Why a pug?

There are many reasons why people are going to get a dog: a childhood dream, a fashion trend, a feeling of loneliness, a request from a child, a momentary desire, etc.
And very often very few people think about the characteristics of the breed.
And if attention is paid to the size (large or small) and the presence of a coat (smooth or shaggy), few people think about the nature of the future pet. Often a person is guided only by external signs: “like” – “dislike”. Continue reading

CONGENITAL DEFECTS – A WOLF’S WOLF, WHEN AND WHY (part 3)

SHORT EXTRACTS FROM DISEASE HISTORY

A few years ago, one member of the Kennel Club of the Ohio State received a small litter of puppies with cleft palates. One puppy had a cleft palate, the other had a cleft palate and cleft lip, while the third had all internal organs outside the chest and abdomen. This is an example of how a midline closure defect can manifest on the abdominal part. All puppies in the litter died. Continue reading

CONGENITAL DEFECTS – A WOLF’S WOLF, WHEN AND WHY (part 1)

I hope that you will never have a litter of puppies with wolf’s mouth. But if this happens, there are a number of reasons that can explain the appearance of this defect, at least in some cases.

Let’s start from the beginning. A sperm with the half set of chromosomes necessary for a new puppy penetrates the egg and causes the cell to divide into more and more multiplying cells that have the correct number of chromosomes and features from both parents. Continue reading

CONGENITAL DEFECTS - A WOLF'S WOLF, WHEN AND WHY (part 3)
SHORT EXTRACTS FROM DISEASE HISTORY A few years ago, one member of the Kennel Club of the Ohio State received a small litter of puppies with cleft palates. One puppy…

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A bit about pugs
For me, a pug is a small home orc. Round ottoman with legs, insanely affectionate and gentle beast. My pug is my first dog, and I do not regret at…

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ARGUMENTS FOR THE NATURAL FEEDING OF DOGS
At the molecular level, the dog’s DNA is almost identical to wolf’s DNA: the difference is reflected in 0.2% of the mitochondrial DNA chain. On a scale of genetic material,…

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Health and Disease
Pugs are prone to brachycephalic syndrome. This is when the walls of the nostrils and the shape of the nose prevent the dog from breathing fully. The first signs of…

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