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Pug

Pug Dog Breed Europe

Breed: Pug
Alphabetically: P
Country: All
Region: All
Country of Origin: China
Color: Fawn, Black, Apricot, Silver Fawn
Life Expectancy: 12 – 15 years
Height: Male: 30 cm, Female: 25 cm
Weight: Male: 13-20 pounds (6-9 kg), Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg)
Litter Size: 4 - 5 puppies
Hypoallergenic: No
Ad ID: 171986
The Pug has a square, thickset, stocky compact, body, with a sleek, soft coat that comes in apricot, fawn, black and silver - all with a short, flat, black muzzle and velvety ears.

Rose shaped ears are preferred. Moles on the cheeks are considered beauty spots. The eyes are prominent, expressive, dark and lustrous.

The teeth should meet in a slightly undershot bite. The back is short, with a level topline. Their tail lays in a tight curl, or in the best specimens, a double curl on the back.

Their limbs are straight and strong which gives them a jaunty, rolling gait that is quite distinctive.

Temperament: Playful, Stubborn, Docile, Charming, Sociable, Quiet, Attentive, Clever

Health Problems: Due to poor breeding practices, some breeds are prone to certain genetic health problems, such as hip dysplasia. This doesn't mean that every dog of that breed will develop those diseases; it just means that they're at an increased risk. If you're buying a puppy, it's a good idea to find out which genetic illnesses are common to the breed you're interested in, so you can ask the breeder about the physical health of your potential pup's parents and other relatives.

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