What To Look For When Rescuing A Pug?

So, you have fallen in love with the Pug dog breed. You have done your homework and found that a Pug will fit perfectly into your home and lifestyle. You may even have a name picked out already! The excitement of welcoming a new canine family member into your life is an exciting moment. Now [...]

What Pug Owners Should Know About Epulis

You think that your Pug has Epulis – now what are you going to do? First, take a deep breath. Now, we’re going to go over some of the specifics of this disease and what you can expect to happen. These details outline Epulis so you’ll be able to determine the best line of treatment [...]

Benefits of Coconut Oil For Dogs

Let’s talk about the benefits of coconut oil for dogs I’ve been a fan of coconut oil for about three years now and incorporate it into my daily diet. Once thought of as a “bad fat,” nutritional experts are now saying that’s not the case at all. In fact, coconut oil comes with a boat-load [...]

Tips For Keeping You Pug Safe In Hot Weather

There is no doubt that the Pug is a fun and friendly little breed that anyone would be lucky to have. Unfortunately, these dogs are prone to a number of health problems including anatomical abnormalities which make them particularly sensitive to heat and humidity. To keep your Pug safe this summer, learn the signs of [...]

Skin Fold Dermatitis In Pugs

Skin Fold Dermatitis is often initiated by abnormal rubbing in the area coupled with retained moisture in an area of the body where it’s warm and there is poor exposure to air. Extra rolls of skin in obese dogs can also be a favorable place for an infection to set in. These conditions are favorable [...]

Should You Train Your Pug To Use Pee Pads?

One of the main benefits of the Pug’s small size is that he makes a great choice for families living in apartments, condos, or urban housing environments. Not only do Pugs have low needs for exercise, but they also don’t tend to take up a lot of space. Another benefit that many Pug owners cite [...]

Should You Buy Pet Insurance For Your Pug?

When you get sick and go to the doctor, you are probably just charged a copay and your insurance plan covers the rest of the cost. Pet insurance works in a similar way, though there are some important differences between health insurance for people and for pets. If you’ve been thinking about getting pet insurance [...]

Pugs And Colitis

Colitis is classified based on the predominant cell types present in the intestinal lining. It can be classified as eosinophilic, histiocytic, plasmacytic-lymphocytic, and granulomatous. The condition has been considered by many as a genetic defect particularly with the plasmacytic-lymphocytic and histiocytic forms. Other causes of colitis are idiopathic in nature, thus the causes cannot be [...]