If you have ever got to know pugs, they are regarded as huge dogs but captivated in tiny bodies. Their love of running around, playing, having fun and their "courage" which won’t allow them to back down from a fight may surprise those who have never seen pugs, however tiny they are. Generally, they are "sweet" little cuties that would make your hearts melt.
Pugs are energetic and clever little cuties that can be a lot to handle. Because of their love for attention, you may find that they will usually pull off crazy stunts just to get their friends laugh. Also, they are excellent at reading human minds and recognizing expressions, which they can utilize for their advantage. These smart cuties will do whatever they can to their benefit and will even become the owner of the household if you allow them.
No words can describe these little dogs as accurately as adorable. Just watch them for a while, you can easily notice that there's no difference between them and the crazily adorable and silly cartoon animals on TV. Their tiny frame but muscular body along with the wrinkled face will either get you to be obsessed with them right away or dislike them. Not everybody loves Pugs appearance, but the fact that you’re reading this tells that you have probably already fallen in love with them.
History of the Breed
This breed has a rich history, rich in both ways you can understand the word. In the ancient times, it was known that pugs spent a great deal of time sitting on laps of the royal peple. Even now they are common amongst various celebrities. The breed's origin is in China, but throughout centuries these dogs have spread their genes all over the world.
Training Your Pug
Although this breed isn’t regarded as the cleaverest dog breed in the world, you just can’t help conceding that they are very cleaver. They can absorb in their mind a whole range of tricks provided that you have the proper training approach.
As said before, Pugs are really smart dogs. However, that often times results in their fairly stubborness. If one day because of some reasons they don’t like something, you may find yourself ignored all day if they think they can get away with it. It's also easy for them to form habits, which can be either good or bad considering what they are doing. All in all, they are quite obedient, just a little bit obstinate sometimes. But don't worry, just do everything and act as their pack leader, you will see no trouble with their behavior.
Care and Health
All in all, Pugs are very healthy. It's proven from the fact they originated from an old and well established breed that’s been here for centuries. All you need to care for is their face. Due to their different head shape from most other dogs: their face is flat, so they do need some special attention there. Their wrinkles require to be wiped regularly to prevent potential infections.
Right for you?
To be honest, not everyone will choose Pugs as a pet. There's no way that a dog that would match everyone’s preference and needs. This is a tiny dog breed; therefore, they wouldn’t fit people that need a dog to go hiking with them. Their appearance is not for everybody and they also demand more care because of the unique face. I hope you do find it adorable and fun to have them as a friend, and especially have endless love for them, then you can find a way deal with all the responsibility regarding raising pugs.