In the past 18 months, many of us have welcomed a new four-legged friend into our homes as dog ownership at the Kennel Club increased nearly eight percent in 2020.
But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dogs to choose from, there is a lot of thought to be found before choosing your perfect pup.
There are even scientific guides in which the psychologist Stanley Coren in his book “The Intelligence of Dogs” classifies the breeds according to instinct, obedience and adaptability.
One dog that is often at the top of people’s wish lists is the pug – he was one of the UK’s 10 most popular dog breeds in 2020 and has a number of positive traits that make him a great family pet.
Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.
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