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2014-2028 Chopper - Pug (short coat) Dog For Adoption
Pug Dog For Adoption in Summerfield, NC, USA


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Date Listed: 06/02/2017
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Organization Name: Pug Rescue of North Carolina, Inc.
Location: Summerfield, NC 27358
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Breed: Pug
Gender: Male Male

2014-2028 Chopper

Age: Senior
Color/Markings: Fawn
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 06/02/2017
Location: Summerfield, NC 27407
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Pug Dog For Adoption in Summerfield, NC, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Altered Yes
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Kids No
OK with Dogs Yes
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No
  • Up-to-date on Vaccinations

Posted Breed: Pug (short coat). Please contact Christina ( for more information about this pet. Http:/ Update: My condition has progressed and now I am in a doggie wheelchair to get around. Thank you to my guardian angel for donating a cart to pug rescue so I can get around in the house. I must have help using the bathroom by expressing my bladder and anal glands. HI I am Chopper an around 12 years old male pug. I get very anxious when I am not with my humans thats because I love them sooo much. So might be good if my human worked from home or was a stay at home mom so I can be right with you to keep you company throughout the day. We will be best of friends. If not then another dog in the home would be great too, so I am not alone. I do great with children and other dogs. I do have some hip and back problems so I have a little trouble walking and holding my bladder. I need someone to love and love me. Are you the one? I am neutered, up to date on routine shots, heartworm negative, micro-chipped and must be on flea medications as I am very allergic to fleas. I do have some food allergies and my foster mom can go over all that with you. I have troubles with my back now and can not walk any more. Pug Rescue has helped me now and got me a wheelchair, life is good. If you need a love bug, look no farther. Put in your application for me at Adopt fee waived for the perfect home just asking for a small tax deductible donation. fostered near Greensboro, NC All pugs must be indoor dogs, the require air condition in the summer months. If you do not plan on housing them as inside pets then a pug is not the dog for you. Please before you consider adopting a pug read about their needs. Adopt A Pet. . . Save A Life! Http:// Email us:


A.K.A. : Chinese pug, Dutch bulldog, Dutch mastiff, Mini mastiff, Mops, Carlin
Overview: The Pug is one of the oldest breeds of dogs and has flourished since before 400 BC. China is the earliest known source for Pugs, where they were pets of the Buddhist monasteries in Tibet. The Pug is a family favorite. Full of confidence and always eager to please, this dog makes a great playmate for children and a loyal addition to the family.
Breed Group: Toy
Weight (lbs): 14-18
Height (in): 13-14
Colors: Silver, apricot-fawn, or black, with black muzzle or mask, ears, cheek moles, and trace down back.
Coat: The coat of the Pug breed is short and often double-layered, with a smooth, velvety layer of longer hair on top and a shorter, fluffier layer underneath. This type of coat gives the Pug a reputation as a prolific shedder. Often, faithful Pug owners c
Character: Pugs are social and very easy-going. Known for their intelligence, these dogs are generally calm and reserved.
Temperament: This breed gets along well with children, other dogs, and most household pets. They may become jealous if their owner diverts attention to another animal or child.
Care: The Pug requires occasional grooming with a rubber brush to remove loose hairs. Special lotion can be used on the facial creases to clean and nourish the skin.
Training: Since Pugs are stubborn, independent and smart enough to get bored quickly with repetitive exercises, they are not always easy to train. With their silly, distracting antics added to the mix, training a Pug may seem downright impossible at times. Thankfully, Pugs are exceptionally eager to please their owners, and owners who are consistent and patient can usually train their Pugs to exhibit the desired response to his or her prompts. Heaping praise upon them can also help tremendously, since they thrive on attention from their owners. It is also very important that owners do not inadvertently praise behaviors that, while cute, are not the point of the training exercise. This breed is very fond of food and treats, so using treats as rewards may provide some additional motivation for dogs that are especially strong-willed. Working with Pugs during the first six months of their lives is crucial where training is concerned, as it is much more difficult to change dogs’ behaviors after this point. Some owners express concern about how long it takes to house-train Pugs, but puppies of this breed do not develop the muscle strength to control their bowels and bladder completely until they are around 6 months old. As with other commands and skills, Pugs learn to house-train with plenty of positive reinforcement in the form of treats and praise. This breed requires gentle training, as they are very sensitive to the tone of the trainer's voice.
Activity: Pugs love to romp and play outdoors on a regular basis. Due to their small size and rather lazy nature, Pugs do not require a lot of physical activity to stay healthy and in-shape. A daily walk around the neighborhood or a romp in the backyard should easily meet these dogs’ exercise requirements; in fact, too much exercise can exacerbate Pugs’ tendency to wheeze. While Pugs do love to play, especially with children, it is important to prevent them from jumping off high surfaces like sofas or other furniture, since doing so can cause joint damage. Since they do not require much exercise, Pugs make great companions for those who live in apartments or homes without large backyards, including the elderly.
Country of Origin: China
Health Issue: This breed tends to catch colds easily and is stressed by weather extremes. They may be prone to allergies, breathing problems, and skin problems.
Life Expectancy: 12-15

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      Breed: Pug
      Sex: Female Female
      Age: Adult
      Location: USA
      Posted Breed: Pug (short coat). Please contact Cathleen ( for more information about this pet. Http:/ Medical Hold 8/30/17 The specialist did 3 types of surgery on Emma's eyes. Hotz-Celsus extensive blepharoplasty, lateral Canthoplasty, Stades blepharoplasty. Essentially they did fixed her entropin on the top and bottom and realigned both eye lids. They are now in the correct position. They are swollen and red which is normal. The specialist wants us to move her upper eye lids in hopes that Emma will be able to open and close her eyes now. If we can get her muscles trained again. Thank you everyone for your continued support and donations. Emma's eyes are stable the specialist are still trying to decide what is the best treatment option for her. We went ahead and got the 4 masses removed and 3 of the 4 came back as mast cell cancer so she will need to be watched in the future and have any masses removed as soon as they come up. Update: 3 weeks later and still no tears so the specialist is going to try and add another eye drop to my lists of ones I take so right now my eye medications are costing $200.00 a month. If this does not work and I can not make my own tears then the specialist will need to do surgery and move a salivary gland (parotid duct transposition) to each of my eyes. Please consider making a donation to help with my medications and surgery. Paypal: or mail a check to our main office thanks Update: I am currently under care with the eye specialist to see what can be done to correct the severe dry eyes that I suffer from. Right now my eye drops are costing the rescue $125.00 a month please consider donating as the specialist said I will need surgery as well. Emma is a 9 year old fawn pug who just came into rescue with terrible dry eyes she will be visiting the vet to see if there is anything more that can be done. She still has some vision in her eyes so she will be on drops for the rest of her life to preserve what she has. If you can not adopt please consider making a donation to help us help Emma. We are hoping someone has a solution for her dry eyes. Emma has been around children and other dogs not sure about cats. But because of her eyes the cats would need to not have front claws so as not to injure her eyes. Emma has separate anxiety and needs a human that works from home and that she can be close by to. Even with the other pugs in her foster home Emma gets frantic if she can't find a human in sight. Foster in Virginia Beach, VA once she is ready her adoption fee will be $125.00. Please put in your application at Adopt A Pet. . . Save A Life! Http:// Email us:
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