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Pug is the largest of Toy breeds and naturally, it has got an immense appetite. For keeping your Pug healthy and fit, we at PetsWorld offer you the finest of the diet containing all the necessary nutrition for bolstering their overall health.
For Pug puppies, nutrient-dense food is paramount to build good muscle mass and strength. Pedigree Puppy Chicken Chunks, CP Classic Puppy Food and Royal Canin Pug Junior etc. are some of the best foods available at PetsWorld for supporting the growth phase of Pug puppies.
Dry Foods are mainly suggested for adult Pugs as it promotes good chewing and also maintains excellent oral hygiene in them. Scheduled feeding is necessary for adult pugs as it keeps a healthy weight in them. Farmina N&D Mini Dog Food, Royal Canin Pug Adult, Acana Adult Dog Food are some of the apt foods to keep adult Pugs in good physical shape.
Senior Pugs due to its highly sedentary lifestyle tend to gain weight very fast and are often at risk of obesity, This can lead to more stress in joints which may aggravate the whole problem. For keeping mature Pugs fit and fine, we at PetsWorld stock diets like Hills Science Diet Adult 7+ Small bites, Pedigree Senior Adult Dog Food, Orijen Senior Dog Food etc.
The diet plan of a Pug entirely depends upon their age. Newborn pugs depend on the nutrients from their mother’s milk. If not available, you can give them a fine quality canine milk replacer. For puppies who are between 2 to 6 months, you can feed them 1 cup of meal thrice a day. Pups above six months and adult pugs should be served 1 to 11/4 cups of food thrice a day. Senior Pugs need a low-calorie diet for preventing the risk of obesity. They shall be satisfied with ¾ to 1 cup of food twice a day. You can feed them snacks here and there between the meals.
A Pug’s diet is similar to that of any other small breed dog’s food. As long as your Pug doesn’t have any allergies, no special diet is required for them. A meal rich in protein, such as chicken, lamb or beef, can keep them in excellent health. If you feel your Pug is not drinking enough water, you can give them wet dog foods which keep them well-hydrated.
Pugs are an easily distracted breed that makes them a little challenging to train. These dogs get easily bored when they are made to do repetitive tasks. However, with a bit of patience, hard work and a lot of praise, one can teach them a few tricks and commands. Feeding them delicious treats also helps a lot in successful training.
Even though Pugs are relatively low-maintenance dogs, they do need a fair amount of skin and hair care. They love grooming as they are great attention seekers too. Regular brushing with a soft bristle brush stimulates the blood flow to their skin. As they are heavy shedders, combing them every week can considerably reduce the hair fall.
Yes, they are one of the best dogs around children. Their playful and affectionate nature helps a lot in keeping your little kids busy. Besides, due to their distinct mouth shape, their bites are not aggressive, which makes them safe around the children.
No, they are not. This is why you can see these dogs in apartments and small houses. Pugs spent most of the day sleeping and are okay with the short burst of activity they do at home. They are, however, curious and love to explore their surroundings.
Pugs are a brachycephalic breed, means they have a relatively broad, short skull. This distinct feature makes them loud snorers. It can bother you if you are sleeping near your Pug. Pugs often snore while they are sleeping on their back. You can reduce this snoring to a great extent by making them sleep in a round bed.
No, you should not. Unlike other dogs, pugs cannot stay outside for a long time as they are highly sensitive to heat, cold and humidity. It is primarily due to the nature of their short noses as they are a Brachycephalic breed. When it is scorching hot, one should not even take them for short walks as pugs are susceptible to over-exhaustion also.