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Pug Excercise Requirements...

When considering this popular breed, make sure you’re ready to be a good Pug Parent. These sweet looking animals can be a great addition to most homes, but owners have to commit to their specific health needs to give a pug the best life possible. Pugs are often called lap-dogs, and for good reason. They are small, cuddly, and known as being very devoted to their owners. In general, they sleep up to fourteen hours a day and do not require a lot of exercise. Because of their small size and low exercise requirements, they can be good dogs for homes that do not have a yard...
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The Family Friendly Pet Pug...

It’s early afternoon in the office and my cell phone rings. My caller id says “my most loving wife”. Before I could say hello she blurts out, “I would really like to get another dog, a puppy that will be for the children. I think it would be really great.. “somewhere along the line I blacked out. I had a dog, a medium mix breed. He lived outside, with a large yard and garage. He really liked the room he had to run. Running inside usually ended with one of our children being knocked to the ground or something broken, so the outside seemed a better...
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Dietary Requirements for Pugs...

Probably, the biggest challenge for Pug owners is not behavioral but dietary. Meeting the dietary requirements for Pugs can be tricky. Pugs love their food, and can appear to be starving even when being fed more than a healthy amount of food. This being the case, it’s essential to meet his or her dietary requirements but not exceed them. A healthy diet can prevent most of the illnesses common to Pugs. Overweight Pugs can suffer from chronic health issues. As a Pug gains weight the fat moves inward, and surrounds the vital internal organs. Many overweight Pugs will experience...
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Common Health Issues Pugs May Face...

If you are considering getting a pug, you are probably researching all aspects of the breed, such as personality, intelligence, and health issues. For pugs, the most common health problem is with their legs, face, or eyes. Remember that every individual dog is different, so your dog may not have any of these problems or may develop an entirely different problem. A healthy pug can live 12 to 15 years. Some of the more common problems include: Eye Injuries Due to their short noses and bulky eyes, pugs can scratch or even puncture their eyes easily. Keep them away from sharp objects...
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Brief History of the Pug...

It is widely held, that the Pug is one of the oldest breeds of dogs, and has flourished since before 400 BC. Yet, there is still much discussion and debate regarding this lovable breed’s origin. Most researchers agree that the Pug breed originated in Asia, as the first writings to mention small, flat nosed dogs did make reference to Chinese dogs. Still, it is not clear whether these writings referred to Pugs or Pekingese. Also undecided, is the Pugs parent lineage. Some experts declare a Pekingese lineage, while others believe Pugs were descended from a Bulldog, or a small...
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Pug Breed Standard...

If you ever consider enrolling your Pug in a competition, you will find that there are thousands of American Kennel Club affiliates from which to choose. Each of these clubs will have their own set of rules, but some rules are pretty universal. Besides being a purebred, following are examples of some standard requirements: You will be asked to fill out an application. Typically your dog must be six months or older. You must provide photos of your Pug. Your Pug must be registered with the AKC. AKC Papers are required to register for competitions. The breeder from which you...
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Chiropracty for Your Pug...

Holistic medicine has long been used in the treatment of chronic illnesses and for the purpose of disease prevention by focusing on both the psychological and spiritual aspects of the patient in addition to the physical. Lifestyle choices and social needs are incorporated into the treatment as opposed to simply focusing on the presenting affliction. Throughout history many great thinkers from Socrates to Hippocrates have advocated a holistic approach to health care and touted the importance of overall healthy living. While viewed as a form of health care itself, chiropractic...
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“Cute Pug” Video Clips...

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