Bred specifically to be a lapdog, this comical, loving, exuberant dog is focused on a connection with their Pack. They enjoy showing off, are highly intelligent, and possess a well-developed sense of humor. As a toy breed, while they do require some exercise, they can easily live in an apartment. Equally, they are well suited to family life and outdoor activity, because what matters is you.
1. Pugs 101 – Information, Personality and Characteristics
2. Pug Temperament and Training
3. Pug Diet and Feeding
Puppies: Low Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Adults: High Fat (~16%), High Fiber (15%), Medium Moisture (13%), 94% Dry Matter, (3800 Kcal)
Pugs generally gain: 2 Pounds per week until 26 weeks old.
Hip dysplasia is a common problem with Pugs. Make sure your dog isn’t overweight.
A Pug with healthy weight will not have any ribs visible. You should be able to run your hands along their side and feel the indivgidual ribs.
*All target numbers are approximate averages. Every dog’s dietary needs and weights will be different. Take into account pregnant or nursing dogs.