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The personable Pug has a way of wiggling into the hearts of many. And who wouldn’t want such a cheerful, confident companion to share their days with? The Pug has been a cherished companion since before 400 BC! It is generally agreed that the Pug came from Asia as it shares significant similarities with the Pekingese; its oldest address is in China, where they were the pets of Tibetan Buddhist monks. Today they are a worldwide favorite. The Pug is a member of the Toy Group but this sturdy little dog is no shrinking violet. They love life and their family and friends and want to be part of the fun! They don’t need a great deal of exercise so are adaptable to apartment life and even though they shed, their short coat requires very little maintenance.

Pug Dog Club of America

The History of the Pug


Data & Facts

Scientific Classification
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Chordata
Class - Mammalia
Order - Carnivora
Family - Canidae
Genus - Canis
Species - Canis Lupus
Subspecies - Canis Lupus Familiaris
Breed - Pug



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