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6 Effective Ways To Groom Long-Haired Dogs

Obviously, I love pugs and they are short-haired, but I also love long-haired dogs too – I used to have a family dog who was a long-haired mixed breed. One of the things with long-haired dogs is that they need to be well-groomed and this should be done regularly. Because – they can become matted, dirty and scraggly – and they can even result in skin problems, such as sores, allergies and other infections in…

Common Myths about Dog Feeding

Are you concerned about the food your dog is eating? Confused about all the conflicting information available? Not sure if you are feeding the right food for your dog? Then join the club, as I was exactly in the same position when I first became interested in the science of dog nutrition. Unfortunately, I was quickly disillusioned with the vast amount of conflicting information available. “Old Wives Tales”, myths, and pet food industry marketing left…

Pug Shedding Tips – Do Pugs Shed?

Yes, pugs shed. You will never hear any pug owners say “Oh my pug doesn’t shed.” Before we got our two pugs, we had assumed pugs would be low shedding dogs, with them being short-haired. We were so wrong. But another question might be How much do pugs shed? Pugs shed excessively. On a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being the worst, they are definitely 10. Pugs shed so much that a (good…

Pug Barking – Do Pugs Bark?

Like all other dog breeds, pugs bark, some more than others. Pugs are no exception. Because pugs can’t speak like humans, they bark as a way of communication, like birds tweet, cats meow, pigs oink and cows moo. On this page, you will find all the information relating to pug bark like how much they bark, what pug barking sounds like, the reasons why they may bark & how to train a dog to stop…

How much is a Pug? Guide to Buying a Pug Puppy

So you are planning to buy a pug. One of the initial questions you will be asking yourself when thinking of owning a pug is ‘How much is a pug?’ Are they expensive? Can be, well very likely. There are a number of factors that could have a huge impact on the price to buy a pug puppy. Where Pugs are located Where the dog is located is one of the major factors when it…

Can I Rent a House With a Dog? Legit Tips for Pet Owner Tenants

I see many people online asking whether it is possible to rent a house with a dog, and as a dog/pug owner, I thought I could put in my two cents. Yes, of course, you can rent a house with a dog. OK, sure, it can be more challenging and stressful to find houses & properties for rent that accept pets. We know this is true from our own experience. Before we bought our own…

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 short noses. As a pug owner, you need to take active steps to protect your pug from overheating in the…

How Long do Pugs Live? – Pug Life Expectancy

Pug life expectancy is not the easiest topic to talk about. When you become a pug owner, the dog becomes an important family member, and talking about their death can be a bit morbid. But here it is, for those considering of buying a pug, or those new pug owners, this information can come very useful. The average pug dog life expectancy range is between 12 and 15 years in dog years. According to a…

The 12 Best Puppy & Dog Toys Your Dog Needs to Try in 2019

When it comes to dog toys, there is so much choice on the market, and I can say there is so much cool stuff you can get for your dogs from interactive dog toys to dog puzzle and chewy toys. While this is really cool, it can be such a difficult task to pick one (or two). We have added a selection of Best dog toys to consider trying. But before starting, it is important…

7 Myths About Pugs That Need to Be Busted Today

Do you know why your pug looks sad? It’s tired of fighting stereotypes. There is no denying that pugs are incredibly cute and they are great family dogs. However, the breed has somehow associated itself with some myths. These myths are mostly spread by people who have never owned a pug in their lives. Amongst the most common misconceptions is the rumor that pugs are lazy and dumb. People see the snub-nosed cute appearance of…