Original Name : Pug
Type : Molossoid
Male weight : Ideally, 14-10 lbs
Female weight : Ideally, 14-10 lbs
Degree of grooming :
Countries of origin : China
Pugs have great charm, combining dignity and intelligence. Always even-tempered, they have a happy, lively disposition.
Strong, round but not apple-shaped
Short and cobby, level topline, neither roached nor dipping, broad chest, good ribs.
Silver, apricot, fawn or black.
Thin, small, soft to the touch like velvet. Two types: rose ear is a small drop ear that folds over and back to reveal the burr; button ear has the flap folding forward with the tip lying close to the skull.
Set high, forming the tightest possible curl over the hip, a double curl is highly desirable.
Fine, smooth, soft, short, glossy, not harsh or woolly.
Pugs are decidedly square and cobby in build, packing a lot of dog into the smallest amount of space, characterized by a compact form, firm muscles and well knit proportions.Just like Pekingeses, Pugs were first introduced into the West by the British, who found them upon storming the Imperial Palace in Beijing in 1860.