About The Breed
The Pug is characterized by its deep wrinkled head, large dark expressive eyes, and flat smiling face. This breed comes in silver, apricot, fawn, black overall, or with just a black mask on the face.
Pugs are said to be the clowns of the dog world. The silliness and antics will lighten the mood and cheer you up after a long day at the office. They are well known for their flat face and wide smiles. They thrive on attention, play, and companionship. After all, who is a clown without an audience?
OriginThe Pug dates to over 2000 years ago in the Chinese Han dynasty. They were prized by the Emperors and often had their own guards. Pugs were introduced in North America after the Civil War and were recognized by the Kennel Club in the late 1880s.
Right Choice?If your breed of choice is a Pug, you will have countless hours of smiles and entertainment for many years to come.
10-13 inches at shoulder