The Pug

Strange but lovable

Fun Pug Facts

  • Pugs are brachycephalic, or short-headed. Some other brachycephalic dogs are the French bulldog, the Boxer, and Bulldog, just to name a few.
  • Pugs are commonly refered to as the oldest breed of dog, dating back to 400 B.C.
  • Pugs were valued in Chinese culture because the folds on their head resemble Chinese characters
  • A group of pugs is often refered to as a "grumble", and if you've been around one enough, you know why.
  • The perfect tail is said to have 2 complete spirals

Pug Stats

  • Classification:
    Toy
  • Life span:
    13-15 years
  • Average Weight:
    20-30 pounds
  • Coat Colors:
    Fawn, black
  • Maintenance:
    low/medium