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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About him, beloved ...
A pug is not even a dog. Alien creature. (I think the pug owners agree with me.) Judge for yourself: A muzzle rich in facial expressions was taken from a…

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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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Acquaintance with the breed. Pugs need to know!

This small breed has a huge history. There is much debate about the true origin of pugs. It is believed that the breed came from China. The origin was associated with the Pekingese, with the Bulldog and even Mastiff. Pug was once a companion of Buddhist monks in Tibet. The breed was popular among royal families, Napoleon’s wife, Josephine, also had a pug. It was claimed that this dog carried secret messages to Napoleon in prison.As soon as a pug is not called: a snub-nosed profile, a toy dog, a grumbling dog, but the phrase “multum in parvo” describes the pug best of all, which translates as great in small. To paraphrase a little, you can say this: “a lot of dogs, in a small space.” The breed went through many changes in the exterior, but the only established fact remains one thing – pugs love being with people! They are rightly considered the most faithful breed. The purpose of a pug’s life is to be close to his beloved owner, trying to please him in everything.
The name of the breed probably came from the old English word “Pugg”, which means a mischievous imp or monkey. This name is very suitable for pugs, as they are playful, quick-tempered, mischievous, sociable and loyal. Pugs are born clowns and get along well with young children. This breed is popular as a companion dog.
Acquaintance with the breed. Pugs need to know !. Fauna DnepropetrovskMops has a square, squat and compact body – “a large dog in a small package.” The pug has deep folds on his forehead and a soft, open, expressive look. This affectionate dog knows how to communicate with people, extracting nasal sounds, so it always becomes a favorite of the family.
Pug dogs are very mobile, especially in puppyhood. Like any other breed, pug puppies should not be raised on sliding smooth surfaces, this can adversely affect the paws (ligaments, joints).
A puppy, like any child, needs toys, especially considering the playfulness of a pug dog. It is advisable to purchase toys in specialized stores in order to be sure of their environmental safety. For a pug, not too small toys made of latex or dense rubber are suitable. To prevent deformation of the jaw – never pull rags or toys from the mouth of the puppy.
Acquaintance with the breed. Pugs need to know !. Fauna DnepropetrovskMops are too energetic, which may require patience in training. They are very sensitive, so you should not use a sharp voice when training, and even more so beat the animal.
Pugs love to walk, but are somewhat limited, because sensitive to temperature extremes. Like all breeds with a short muzzle, they have some breathing problems, especially when loaded in hot weather. Therefore, it is undesirable to expose the dog to extreme temperatures.
Pugs are very convenient in small apartments, as they do not need a lot of walking and physical activity. The breed easily adapts to any conditions. Short pug hair does not require special care, but regular care for skin folds is required. It is also necessary to monitor and trim fast-growing claws in time.
It should be noted that breeding pugs is not a simple mating between a male and a female. The selection of pairs is a very responsible and important point. The owner of the pug, who does not have much experience in dog work, should not take it on his own.
Often in the bazaar you can see almost a “sharpei” – the result of mating “raw”, “sanded” dogs. However, only a specialist knows that such a textured pug in a couple of years will turn into a loose, overloaded, “falling apart” creature. Such a dog will be deprived of many joys, however, like its owner, due to constant breaths, even at the slightest exertion.
Pug feeding is a special topic. Those who claim the harm of dry feed are either conservative or poorly informed. After all, natural feeding with natural products does not mean a complete and balanced diet.
Acquaintance with the breed. Pugs need to know !. Fauna DnepropetrovskMops, like any molossian requires a competent and responsible approach. A lack of calcium, an incorrect ratio of calcium and phosphorus in the diet very often leads to disorders of the nervous system and psyche, loss of consciousness. Against this background, a whole complex of animal health disorders occurs.
Pugs are talented and skilled beggars, and few compare to this! They do it so sweetly that refusing them can be very difficult and almost impossible. But, unfortunately, this often leads to obesity.
Funny eyes without smudges, shiny thick coat, healthy skin, normal condition of the dog – these are signs of a healthy pug. This will be the best confirmation that the pug receives well-balanced food in sufficient quantities.
Remember, a pug is not a toy, but a living creature. And it depends entirely on you whether Lyon will be healthy, happy and cheerful in your home.

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