Pugs are popular, playful dogs that love to entertain and show off. Here’s all the information you need to know about Pug stud dogs.
Finding a Pug stud dog: what should you look for?
A reliable breeder should be able to show you health clearances for the stud dog. This will eliminate any possible issues, including hip dysplasia and epilepsy, which are two conditions that can be common in Pugs
Check that the Pug is registered with the Kennel Club
Request information about any previous litters, if there have been any
Check the compatibility of the stud and the bitch – the Kennel Club’s Inbreeding Coefficient lookup can be used for this
Consider selecting an older dog, rather than a younger one, as any health conditions will have already manifested themselves in an older dog
What are the average fees for a Pug stud?
The average fee for a Pug stud dog is £200, but this depends on the breeder.
Three tips for finding a Pug stud:
Try to meet the Pug stud in person, rather than relying on pictures. This will help you to better understand the temperament of the dog and give you the chance to ask questions
If you can choose a dog breeder closer to home, this will help to keep travel costs down
A responsible breeder should be able to provide you with genetic test results for the Pug stud you choose
What is the average litter size of Pugs?
On average, Pugs will have four to six puppies in a litter. The average gestational period for a Pug is 63 days.
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