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Pug

Purebred Dog Breed

Description

Symmetry and general appearance are decidedly square and cobby. A lean, leggy Pug and a dog with short legs and a long body are equally objectionable.

Coloring

The colors are fawn or black.

Temperament

This is an even-tempered breed, exhibiting stability, playfulness, great charm, dignity, and an outgoing, loving disposition.

Origin

The Pug originated in China in the 17th century. They adorned the laps of Chinese sovereigns during the Shang Dynasty. From China, the Pug made it to Tibet, where they were kept and bred by monks.

Care Level

Easy

petkey™ Breed Statistics

# Registered Pets 15854
Males 8816 (55.61 %)
Females 7038 (44.39 %)
Microchip Count 13378 (84.38 %)
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