Pug, which is also known as the Vodafone dog because of its appearance in the advertising campaign of Hutchison Essar’s cellular service in India, is one of the most loved dogs in the country. In this post, you will find out some interesting facts and features of this dog breed which makes it popular in India and all over the world.
Pug price in India
The price of a pug dog in India can range from anywhere between ₹6,000 to ₹15,000.
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It is available in pet stores and all major pet breeders in the country.
History and popularity
Pug is one of the oldest dog breeds in the world. This dog breed has its roots in China. It was brought to Europe in the 15th century. Since then, it has spread to other parts of the world and now you can find it in most families in India.
One of the major reasons for the popularity of this dog breed is its features. It is one of the shortest dog breeds in the world. It can grow upto 14 inches tall at the shoulder and can weigh upto 10kg.
It has physically distinctive features which makes it look cute and adorable. It has deep wrinkles on its face along with big, dark eyes and a flat round face. You can find pugs in four distinct colours – black, apricot, fawn and silver fawn.
It is really easy to train a pug for obedience. It is submissive by nature and you won’t have any problem in teaching it to obey your instructions.
It is also one of the most clever dog breeds you will find.
Another important characteristic of this dog breed is that it is quiet.
It has the looks to make you want to bring it home. Its dark, big eyes make it appear so innocent that it can melt your heart in seconds.
It can get along well with other animals and humans when trained well. If you have kids in the house, pugs can be good company for them.
Things to take note of
While the pug is certainly a good family dog, there are things you should better know before bringing it to the house. For instance, the pug is a sedentary dog. Therefore, you cannot expect to play with it outside for a long time. Another important highlight is that pugs shed a lot. You have to be ready to do a lot of cleaning. Also, be ready to bear with the loud snoring when you let it sleep near you. It is quite a snorer.
These were some of the things that you need to know before you decide to get this adorable dog breed. Do you think you have something more that can be added to this post? Please let us know in the comment section below.
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