Pug Articles

How to Find the Healthiest Pug

Congratulations on your decision to add a Pug to your family. Now you may be asking yourself, “How will I know if this Pug is healthy?” The answer is simple, research. You should research the background of your soon-to-be new family member. After all, this is an emotional investment.

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Grieving the Loss of Your Pug

Just as you first said hello, one day you will have to say good-bye. This is the heartbreak of loving a Pug. No one wants to think about this happening. But when it does, the emotions can be overwhelming.

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10 Common Pug Ailments

While the Pug was created as perhaps the most perfect dog, it also has more than its fair share of maladies. The following are the most common pug related illnesses, along with their descriptions, symptoms and treatments.

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Alternative Exercises for Pugs

Is there more to life than the daily walk? Yes, of course there is. Though the traditional walk is the most common form of exercise it’s not always possible. Sometimes your Pug may not be able to go for his walk or outdoor romp due to inclement weather. What if your Pug just wants to add some variety to his exercise routine? Why not try some of these exercise alternatives to bring the spring back in his step?

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Nail Care - Tips For The Perfect Pedicure

Anyone who cares for a Pug knows how quickly their nails grow. Most dogs, Pugs included, do not enjoy having their nails clipped. How do you accomplish this daunting task while keeping your Pug at peace? Here are a few helpful hints for giving your Pug the perfect pedicure.

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Pug Personality: The Joy of Being Owned By A Pug

If you're looking for the proverbial big dog in a small dog package, the Pug may just be the dog for you. Charming, mischievous, clever and cute, these little dogs have been beloved of emperors and royals for over 2000 years and they're one of the most popular dogs in America today.

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Physical Characteristics of Pugs

It's easy to recognize the Pug: round head, distinctive pushed-in nose; large, expressive eyes; the wrinkled forehead. No other breed has the uniquely appealing look of the Pug.

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Health Benefits of Owning a Pug

If you love animals you probably already know that just being around a dog or cat can make you feel better. But there's a substantial body of research now that shows people who have pets tend to be healthier, both in body and mind, than people who are pet-less. Owning a Pug can actually improve your emotional and physical well-being.

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Dealing with Your Pug's Separation Anxiety

Your Pug is a loving, affectionate little dog and you are probably the center of his world. So it's not surprising if he is a little put out when you leave the house without him. But there's a difference between this normal disappointment and a dog who truly can't cope with your absence.

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Tips for Moving with Pugs

If you've ever moved (and who hasn't?), then you know what a stressful time it can be. Moving to a new home is usually even more stressful for our pets. They have no idea why they're moving or where they're going. They only know that their lives are being uprooted. It's a very insecure, confusing time for a dog. There are some things you can do to make a move to a new home easier for your Pug. Here are some suggestions to help you with your move.

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