PDE In Pugs – Just The Facts

Pug Dog Encephalitis (PDE) is probably a Pug owner’s greatest concern and worst fear. Unfortunately, very little is known about this disease, however, what is known, for certain, is presented here for the benefit of Pug owners and those considering Pugs as their breed of choice. Please note that this article serves only as an […]

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 […]

Pugs And Hot Weather

Pugs are sensitive to heat and humidity, and because of this it is important to be aware of the conditions outside, and how long your Pug is outside. Temperatures above 80-85 degrees can be hazardous to your Pug’s health and have been known to cause heatstroke, which is potentially deadly. In addition to something immediate […]

Pug Training vs Pug Learning

We thought based on the sheer number of housetraining questions we receive, that it was time to explain the “dogs are trained to make outside” statement in the hopes that it will provide a greater understanding as to what housetraining a dog is really about. Pugs Ain’t People: There is a human tendency to treat […]