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Pug

Squarely and solidly built, the Pug is a compact yet very well-proportioned little breed with an unmistakable, flat, wrinkled face. It has a very distinctive, endearing expression.

History of Pug

Originally developed in the Orient about 400 years ago, the breed arrived in Europe via Holland, where it gained immense popularity. It was later perfected in Britain.

Remark

This intelligent, long-lived dog may have been larger in the earliest days of its development.

Other Names of Pug: Carlin, Mops.

Identification keys of Pug

  • tightly curled tail
  • square compact body
  • strong, muscular legs
  • fine, smooth, soft coat

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