You cannot take the responsibility of owning a pug seriously.You need to keep your pug happy and healthy all the time. Knowing what it takes to achieve this balance with your pug means learning all you can, and reading the information below will be a good start.
Be sure your pet spayed or neutered. Research shows that doing this can make your pug’s risk of cancer risks. Also, pugs that are fixed lose their desire to stray from the home, limiting their exposure to dangerous traffic and other hazards.
Since you’re not able to speak with your pug like a person, it’s crucial that you listen to their non-verbal language. If your pug gets stressed when meeting a new pug or person, don’t force your pug to socialize if it doesn’t want to. This could cause the pug to harm a person or another pug. Look out for your actions.
Don’t give in to the urge to feed your pug. This will cause him to dislike his food.
Your lifestyle can help guide your choice of pug breed is a good match for you. For example, if you love to run, get a type of pug that can run with you, and leave the miniature breed for someone who is less active. If you are more of a homebody, a smaller, indoor pug will fit your lifestyle best. You should find a choice that fits well with your lifestyle.
Don’t get sub-par food for the cheap stuff when you buy pug that’s from a bargain store. Cheap pug food contains lots of preservatives and additives that can be bad for health. Check with animal advocacy group for a list of foods that are recommended by professionals. Your pug will benefit from better food.
Take time and correct bad behavior in your pug at the first sign of it. You don’t want to be the owner of a pug who hurts someone, so make sure you’re in control at all times.
Make sure that your pug always has trimmed weekly. If they get so long that they start curling under, your pug may feel a lot of pain. You can purchase clippers and do them yourself. If you can’t do it by yourself, a groomer can do it for little money.
Use the tips you just read to care for your pug. If you put these tips into practice, you’ll get great results. If you won’t do whatever it takes to give your pug the best life possible, why have one at all?