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How to raise a pug


The pug is an intelligent dog. There are a few things you should consider when raising your child, because the little four-legged friend has a few special characteristics. These tips will help you socialize your new pet. The pug is an intelligent, but also a stubborn dog - Image: Shutterstock / Oleg_Mit

If you choose a pug, you have found a friend for life. With this intelligent and peaceful dog you have made a good choice. There are a few tips to keep in mind when raising your new four-legged friend.

The pug and its idiosyncrasies

As with every upbringing of a pet, there are of course a few general rules for the pug that make it easier to get along. The consequence should be the be-all and end-all of dog training. Because such a sly little pug's head is so stubborn. Therefore, he must understand clearly who the master in the house is. You should also have a certain amount of patience.

One of the first and most important steps is to get your dog house trained. To do this, take regular walks where the pug can relieve itself. Every two hours is a good rhythm at the beginning - preferably after every meal, after waking up and if you notice signs of nervousness or sniffing in your dog.

Pug - A dog for all purposes

The pug is often said to be stubborn and to set its own rules. It is therefore important to show the dog limits when it comes to training. If you are stuck with socializing your animal alone or just want to take a few additional tips, the support of a dog school - especially for puppies - can be a good idea.