Fascinating Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Pug (Until Now)!


You'll soon be the ultimate Pug expert after learning a few more facts. Read on to solve the mystery behind your adorable Pug.

Pugs are also called Mops

Pugs go by a number of different names, including Chinese pug, Dutch bulldog, Dutch mastiff, Mini mastiff, Carlin, and for some strange reason, Mops.

Pugs have small bodies and massive heads

Mr. Pug is small, stocky, and square-shaped. His round head is huge with a short, square-shaped muzzle. His face has large, deep wrinkles, and the moles on his cheeks are considered beauty marks.

Pugs are strong-minded

Pugs are small in size but have big personalities.

Pugs Are the Biggest Small Dogs

In this group, Ms. Pug stands tall as the largest “toy” dog in the category.

Pugs need regular exercise

Your Pug needs daily walks, and will be optimally healthy with regular aerobic exercise.

Pugs can't tolerate extremes in weather

Pugs catch colds easily and are stressed by hot and cold weather.

Pugs are seasonally heavy shedders

The good news is that your Pug's smooth, short coat is easy to care for.

The Pug is a brachycephalic breed

This means they have a short muzzle and pushed in face.

A Pug named Fortune ruined Napoleon's wedding night

On their wedding night, Napoleon objected to the dog sleeping in their bed. Josephine told Napoleon, “If the Pug does not sleep in our bed, neither do I!”

A group of Pugs is called a grumble

A grumble?!

I bet you're absolutely dying to let everyone know all the cool new facts about your Pug aren't you? Now you can safely call yourself a Pug expert!

For more interesting Pug facts, visit Healthy Pets.

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