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Pugs are thought to originate in China. Traders brought these unusual dogs to Holland and the Dutch East India Company took some to England in the 19th Century. Pugs were favoured by the royal families of Britain and Europe.

The pug has a short, squashed, wrinkled face with big eyes. They have a tightly curled tail. The coat is short and smooth.


Adult pug for sale

Fawn female pug with black face.

For the past decade Biesiesfontein Pugs have bred beautiful lines of KUSA registered Pugs. We are in the process of scaling down our kennel for our retirement. We have 1 adult fawn female, almost 6 years old available for adoption. She is registered with KUSA, sterilized and her inoculations will be up to date. For further information and price, please contact/whatsapp Ansie Pelser 0836313741.  Posted 08.06.24


Advertise your puppies here! Contact eileen@petsplace.co.za

 

A fawn pug puppy

Fawn pug puppy (sold)

 

Fawn pug puppy with black face

 

Pugs are small dogs which make good family pets, needing little exercise, though all dogs enjoy going for walks! They love to play with kids, but pug puppies are vulnerable and children should be supervised.

Pugs have a squashed face so they don't have a long muzzle to filter and cool the air when they breathe. They need shade and should preferably be kept indoors if there is a heat wave. Dogs can get heat stroke. Cooling the dog with a wet towel can help.

Black, female pug with curled up tail

Note the tightly curled tail

Weight: 6.3 to 8.1 kg

Pugs come in a variety of colours: black, silver, or fawn. The muzzle and around the eyes is black.

Group: Toy

A serious expression on the face of this pug

  

Kids should be taught never to run if a dog threatens them. Dogs chase anything that runs. The child should stand his ground and show no fear. When Nehemiah's life was threatened, he said to his enemy, "Should such a man as I flee?"

Acting confident gets us out of difficult situations.           Nehemiah 6, 11

 

In South Africa, the dogs are sometimes called, "Mopshond"

How the different breeds of dogs originated.


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