Pug Information

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The Pug At a Glance
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Life Expectancy
13 - 14 yrs 
Height Range
10 - 11 in 
Weight Range
13 - 18 lbs 
Silver, apricot, or fawn, with black mask, or solid black 
Average; very sensitive 
With Children
With Animals
Generally good 
Very sensitive to heat 
Prefers indoors, but loves outdoor time 
Exercise Reqd
Needs fair amount of exercise, and may have to be motivated 
Grooming Reqd
Occasional brushing, eye and dental care. Heavy shedder 
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User-Contributed Pug Information
Below are user-submitted comments about Pug behavior, Pug training, Pug health, and more. If you have experience with or just an interest in the breed, you can post your comments by clicking the link below!

Favorite Pug Comments

I cannot imagine having a sweeter, more loving pet. I discovered dog food that minimizes shedding and it made a huge difference. Pugs love everybody, so they do not get more attached to one individual - even the owner. I love my puggy! She is very low maintenance.
- Posted by Alice Dickerson from Atlanta
Pug Information

Pug Common Health Screenings
The following health screenings are often performed by responsible Pug breeders:

CERF Screening (Canine Eye Research Foundation)
Hip Dysplasia (OFA or PennHIP)
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (by X-Ray)
Patellar Luxation Test - OFA

Pug Health Issues