Pug

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The Pug breed were developed in China.

Pugs have a short, stocky, “cobby” frame, a round head with a flat muzzle and round, dark, bulging eyes. Their wrinkled brows give them a kind of concerned expression, and they have velvety dark ears that fold down. They have straight, long limbs, giving them a sprightly step, plus a single- or double-curled tail at the end. Pugs have a smooth, soft coat that comes in black, silver, fawn and apricot.

Disease predisposition

References

  1. Dog Behavior
  2. James TN et al (1975) De subitaneis mortibus. XV. Hereditary stenosis of the His bundle in Pug dogs. Circulation 52(6):1152-1160