Vital Stats

Height: 10 to 14 inches at shoulder
Weight: 14 to 18 pounds
Coat: short and smooth
Life span: 12 to 15 years

Summary
Pugs often are described as a lot of dog in a small space.

These sturdy, compact dogs are a part of the American Kennel Club’s Toy group, and are known as the clowns of the canine world because they have a great sense of humor and like to show off. Originally bred to be a lap dog, the Pug thrives on human companionship. Full Pug profile on DogTime.com

Affectionate with family:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Playfulness:
5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5)
Easy to groom:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Tendency to bark or howl:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Good for new owners:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Sensitivity:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Predatory tendencies:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Drooling potential:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Wanderlust:
2 out of 5 stars (2 / 5)
Heat Tolerance:
1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Ease at being home alone:
1 out of 5 stars (1 / 5)
Average:
3 out of 5 stars (3 / 5)