Good Exercises ForYour Pug
The Pug is one of the oldest breeds known today, probably originating in China more than 2,000 years ago. In fact, the Pug may an ancestor for the modern Pekingese, the English Bulldog, and even the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. This dog was bred as pets to Chinese royalty, but became popular in Europe, starting in Holland in the 16th or 17th century, probably as royal gifts or items of barter.
Companion or Toy Dog
- square, short, stocky, dog
- short muzzle and wide undershot bite
- face has large, deep wrinkles and the high set tail is curled over the back
- short coat
- loving, affectionate and eager to please
- playful, lively with a happy-go-lucky attitude
- good with kids
- intelligent but sometimes strong-willed
Suggested Exercise Plan
Pugs only need a low level of activity, but they DO need it every day! A short to moderate walk is enough in pleasant weather and a play session indoors in bad weather.
Things To Note
You have to strike a balance of exercise with this breed. Pugs are prone to obesity which is not healthy and leads to other health problems. Exercise is an important part of maintaining fitness. However, this breed is also prone to overheating due to their small stature and short muzzle. You should avoid overexercising or overexertion of a rambunctious dog, walks on hot days, walks on cold days.