Joseph M., Author at PugsTime

How To Choose The Right Pet Carrier For Your Pug?

I’m often asked why choosing a pet carrier should be different for a pug than any other animal. There are actually a couple of reasons. Firstly, their short snouts mean they can experience breathing problems during travel when there are changes in air pressure, or in confined stuffy spaces. This makes it extremely important to […]

Ear Infections In Dogs – Symptoms And Treatments

Ear infections are one of the most common health issues dogs can get, and this is especially true in dog breeds with large and floppy ears including pugs, cocker spaniels, cockapoos and basset hounds. In fact, this is actually one of the main reasons for my pug visiting the vets over the last 10 years! […]

Raised Dog Beds – The Best Option For Pugs?

If you’re planning to purchase a new bed for your pug, then it’s safe to say that making the right choice can have a bigger impact on your dog’s comfort than you may think. What’s more, there are so many different choices available these days that it’s not always simple to pick the right one. […]

7 Remedies For Dogs

The traditional veterinary medication used to treat sick dogs would usually be pharmaceutical products. However, these medications can sometimes harm your dog’s liver, kidney, or upset stomach. In order to protect their pets, many dog owners are now starting to look into alternative more natural treatment options and remedies. What makes natural remedies a great […]

5 Tips To Keep Your Pug From Overheating During Summer

As a brachycephalic (short-nosed) dog breed, pugs lack the ability to regulate their body temperature as easily as other dog breeds. In simple terms, dogs with “normal” snouts can keep themselves cool in summer by releasing heat and cooling incoming air. Brachycephalic dogs, however, lack this ability due to their unusually small air passages and […]

Why You Probably Shouldn’t Breed Your Pug?

Nothing is more adorable than a roly-poly Pug puppy. These little dogs only grow to a maximum size of around 18 pounds, so they are very small puppies. Pug puppies are an absolute delight, but they do come with some challenges and, if you multiply those challenges by an entire litter of puppies, they become […]

What Are the Most Common Behavioral Problems in Pugs?

For the most part, the Pug is a friendly and low-maintenance breed. These little dogs were specifically bred to be companion pets, so they are social and people-oriented. As is true for all dog breeds, however, the Pug does come with a few challenges. Keep reading to learn about the most common behavioral problems in […]

Top 5 Most Interesting Facts About Pugs

Pugs are happy-go-lucky little dogs and they have been known to develop a bit of a clownish side. This, combined with the breed’s friendly nature and gentle disposition makes for a wonderful family pet. Though these are some of the best qualities of the Pug breed, there is so much more to love about these […]