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How to care for pug?

Pug ideal dog for the apartment.Not everyone will like it flattened muzzle, but good-natured disposition compensates for any external imperfections that are no more than a convention for dog lovers.

breed Bred in Germany, the dogs live on average 14 years old, weighs about 8 kg, height 30 cm. Pug can give a child, to care for him the power of even a beginner dog breeder.One of the most famous owners of this breed of dog - fashion historian Alexandre Vassiliev.

Looks like a pug?

pug sad flattened muzzle with a plurality of folds, a strong constitution, bouncy gait, tail tightly curled, dark eyes wide open.The colors of beige or black.

By the nature of good-natured, loyal and playful.But bored with the activity pug does not have time, the time it does not last long.Most of the time they rest and lazy, attention to themselves do not require a lot of sleep - for many people it is the best arguments in favor of the purchase.But pugs individual farmers, can you be jealous of other dogs, therefore, bett

er if it is the only pet in the family.Want to win an animal, be affectionate with him.Do not indulge the dog treats the first request, otherwise it will be difficult to teach her discipline.

How to care for pug?

Like any living thing, pug in need of care, treatment and care.If you want to have a pet, find out in advance how to care for, feed, prevent any disease.

How to care for pug?

  1. wool and skin folds pugs in need of care.To clean the hair comb need stainless steel.Well-groomed dog will look like when comb it every day.Do not brush the animal's feathers.After a stroke combs pet special glove.Pugs love to bathe, wash them 1 - 2 times a month.Most do not need to bathe your dog, this will remove the protective film from the skin and hair cease to shine, become dull and brittle.Before washing you need to check the presence of pet fleas, ticks.If there are parasites, use an insecticidal shampoo, and then disinfect the room and place of sleep.
  2. How to bathe a pug? Put a rubber mat in the tub, it is necessary for the convenience of the pet.The ears are put wads of cotton wool to protect them from water.In case the shampoo gets into the eyes, prepare the vegetable oil and drip a drop in each eye.To wash the need shampoo for dogs with short hair, sponge and towel. Bathe pug need warm water. Wet water all but the head, muzzle should be washed with a sponge without shampoo.The detergent rinse thoroughly!After bathing, dry your dog's coat hair dryer, make sure that the room was not draft as pugs are prone to colds.
  3. If the dog has wrinkles on the face, then for them need special care.Between the folds of accumulated dirt, dust, food residues.If neglected hygiene in this case, the pet might get sick skin fungus.This disease is characterized by an unpleasant odor.Buy special alcohol solution for the treatment of wrinkles.Soak a cotton ball to them and begin to clean areas under the eyes and on the folds.Once the pad is dirty, replace it with a clean, yet there will be contamination.Take care of the folds at least 1 time per week.After cleansing the area under the nose grease with Vaseline.

addition to hair and wrinkles should be cleaned pug teeth, ears, anal cancer, and cut his nails every day to walk.

How to care for pug?

Diseases Pugs

If you properly care for a dog, you can reduce the likelihood of disease to a minimum.Most often, pugs suffer from such ailments:

  • overweight.Pugs - noble animals, so if you constantly give the dog a treat and not to force it to move - obesity is inevitable.
  • Infections folds.But if you brush them once a week from the disease your pet insured.
  • Respiratory dogs - their weak spot.To avoid respiratory diseases do not walk for a long time with pug in hot and cold weather, avoid a stuffy room.But in any case, night snoring can not be avoided.
  • Many dogs of this breed is prone to inherited diseases - encephalitis.It leads to blindness, convulsions, disorientation, death.Often pugs develop epilepsy.
  • allergy.Symptoms - sneezing, watery.Possible allergic to food.
  • Chronic corneal erosion.The disease begins with corneal opacity, spasm of the eyelids, eye eventually tighten blood vessels.

See also:

  • tick bites in dogs: symptoms and signs
  • distemper in dogs symptoms and treatment.

care means pug

  1. muzzle rubbed with cotton wool soaked in chlorhexidine.
  2. wounds and abrasions are treated with antiseptic.

What to feed a pug?

this breed need to be fed solid food.Include in the diet pug following products:

What to feed a pug?

  • Fresh meat with bones.Do not let the dog cooked bones, they are dangerous to the body.
  • in feed, add the apricots, it strengthens the heart muscle.
  • milk protects the animal from heartburn.

Fed some time after walking out of the special dishes.Do not overfeed your pet, do not feed the leftovers from the table, or obesity guaranteed.Watch for body weight, the standard for dog - 10 kg for females - 8 kg.Remember that an animal should always be clean drinking water.

Nicknames for pugs

What do you call a dog: Ike, Volchok, Gaston, Jason, Julie, Beetle, Claude, May, Oscar, Timothy Hart, Charlick, Sheriff.As

called pug girl: Addie, Adela, Aza, Amanda Babeta, Betty, Bonita, Bulka, Becky, Greta, Jessica Dolan, Don, Blot, Button, Lizzie, Regina, Hilda, Elba units.

is not advisable to give your pet a human name.

See also:

  • What breed of dog to choose?
  • Chihuahua: care and maintenance
  • The feed of the terrier?

Pugs are very attached to their owners, bored, boredom.Therefore, do not part with your pet for a long time, going on a long trip, take along.Treat your dog like her, and she will give you limitless devotion and love!