All Pug FAQs (18)

Pug Rescue Organizations

p>We are creating a comprehensive list of pug rescue and pug adoption groups in the United States. If you know of a group that should be on the list, please drop us a… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 6:53am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Sep 9, 2009.

Pugslife Pug FAQs

Welcome to the Pug FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) resource on Pugslife.  We are adding new things to the Pug FAQ page all the time.  Please send us a message if you have an idea for a new Pug…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 15, 2008 at 9:51am. Last updated by Twirly Aug 24, 2009.

10 Commandments of Pug Owners

1. My life is likely to last 10-15 years. Any separation from you will be very painful.



2. Give me time to understand what you want of me.



3.… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:23am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

A Little Bit of Pug History

First of all the Pug is one of the oldest existing breeds, tracing its roots back to China, Tibet, then Japan and Europe.…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 12:05pm. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Famous Pug Owners

Carly Simon has owned over 10 pugs in her lifetime. Her current pugs are named…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 12:02pm. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Pugs in Media

In a May 23, 2007…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 12:00pm. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

So You Want a Pug

Being one of the most affectionate breeds, pugs seem to be the appropriate dog for any person. But reality has its own ways to prove everything wrong, so you should know a couple of specific pug… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:57am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Pug Medical Problems

Because of their specific features, pugs encounter specific medical problems too.



The shortened muzzle (referred to as brachiocephalic) is the root of breathing problems and… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:54am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

To Do List for Any Pug Owner

Your Pug asks for regular brushing to keep its short fur looking good and its skin healthy. Brush thoroughly from head to tail. Pay particular… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:50am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Pug Books

Amazon proves to be great when dealing with books.



Here comes a list with pug books people buy to help them with their dog. If you already own any of the following or bought something… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:48am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

One or Two Pug Parasites

Fleas and ticks aren’t your only concern, though they are major worries. You also need to think about worms, such as hookworms and roundworms. How do you keep your Pug away from…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:43am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Stenotic Nares Disorder Made Simple

Stenotic nares (pinched nostrils) is a frequent deformity found most commonly in brachycephalic dogs, including pugs. Because of their anatomy, pugs have an increased struggle to airflow… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:27am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

Entropian Explained

Entropion is a disorder in which the lower lid margins roll inward to the extent that hair rubs on the plane of the eyeball. In rare cases, the upper lid can also be affected to some degree. One or… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008 at 11:19am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 24, 2008.

How to Put a Stop to Your Pug's Shedding

 

I admit, shedding is one of the "not so nice" things…

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Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 7:38am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008.

Pug Puppies First Six Months

What is so special about the first 6 months of your pug puppies life? This is the time when all dog owners unwittingly train their dogs to do all the things… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 7:34am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008.

Elongated Soft Palate

Symptoms

Elongated soft palate
is the most common pug breathing disorder. The soft palate is the flap of skin at the back of the throat. If the palate is too long, it blocks the… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 7:30am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008.

Patellar Luxation

Patellar luxation is a common orthopedic problem for the smaller breed dogs. Studies have shown that small dogs (that is… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 7:26am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008.

Pug Factsheet

Popularity:

13th in 2006; with 20,008 registered with the American Kennel Club (AKC).



First recognized as a breed:

Although the Pug breed is ancient -… Continue

Created by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008 at 7:05am. Last updated by Twirly the Pug Aug 22, 2008.

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