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The Pug, often called the Pug Dog, is an ancient breed that can be traced back some 2,000 years. The emperors of ancient China had a preference for flat-faced  ...


Quite simply more & more selective breeding to get flatter faces (brachycephalic), more wrinkles, & a stocky, muscular build from the original much leaner, taller ...


Apr 2, 2015 ... Today's GSD is a complete distortion of the original. He's a ... The Pug is another brachycephalic dog that has been bred to exaggerate the trait.


Pugs are one of three types of short-nosed dogs that are known to have been bred by the Chinese: the Lion dog, the Pekingese, and the Lo-sze, which was the  ...


Aug 1, 2014 ... Theories about the origin of the Pug have caused much debate over the years, some thinking the breed to have developed in the Far East, ...


Oct 15, 2015 ... What, in short, is the point of a pug? Almost every single dog we love today once had a real purpose—and the ones that didn't are sometimes ...


Jan 12, 2013 - Original Pug statues (also known in other countries as the Carlin) created by the English sculptor John Stanbridge.


Sep 22, 2016 ... It's just a pug”. Vets ask prospective dog owners to avoid pugs and other flat- faced breeds.


Aug 4, 2019 ... Crufts is under pressure to break with tradition and allow “Retro Pugs” with un- squashed faces to compete in their famous showring, ...