Pugs are highly adaptable, full of character and thrive in different environments. They are playful, with lots of energy, making them a popular dog for families with or without children. One of the oldest breeds, Pugs’ history can be traced back to 400BC China.
|Coat:||Short glossy coat, requires regular brushing|
|Exercise:||Up to 1 hour a day|
|Life span:||7+ years|
|Flat-faced:||Yes, consider this breed's additional health needs before buying|
|Temperament:||Playful, sociable, loving|
Like their Toy group cousins, Pugs love nothing more than being around people at the centre of it all.
Pugs are intelligent and sensitive. These little dogs also often have a stubborn streak and so may need a firm but fair hand when it comes to their training.
Despite their short coats, Pugs shed a lot of hair and need regular grooming.
Pugs are known for their love of food, which can lead to obesity and affect their life span if not well managed.
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Pugs sometimes suffer with certain health conditions and may require treatment. Petplan dog insurance offers peace of mind that they will always be protected.