Pug Breed Profile
Among the endearing traits of the Pug is that they are sociable, stubborn, playful, charming, clever, obedient, and attentive.
This breed of dog is great for children and with families.
Lifespan and Weight
The average lifespan for this breed of dog is around 15 years. However, with the advancement of veterinary medicine, pets have been known to live up to 20 years and even longer. The average weight for this breed of dog is around 13 lbs.
The most common diseases and medical conditions prone to this breed of dog include but are not limited to eye problems, breathing problems, inflammation of the brain, paralysis, reverse sneezing, and demodex.
Housebreaking and Shedding
Housebreaking can be done with patience on part of the owner. Shedding is average, brush every other day to maintain.
Best Owner Compatibility
Can be suitable for the apartment and condo environments. Not suitable for the frequent traveler. Best Owner has a yard to play in and lots of love and attention to give.
Where to Buy
The best places to buy this breed of dog are from reputable breeders, animal shelters, and rescue organizations.
You can expect to pay an average of around $600+ per dog. Routine veterinary care should be included in your budget.
Not usually aggressive unless abused or neglected.
This breed of dog makes for a great watchdog.
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