The Pug is a full fledged mastiff. Despite his small size, he belongs to the mastiff category with his compact, muscular and very square gait.
The Pug has a very well proportioned body, like all the other dogs in his category. Size is really the only difference.
He has the same physique and slightly gruff endearing appearance of all mastiffs. His little angry looking face makes him a really adorable small dog.
Between 25 and 30 cm (9.84 to 11.81 inches) for the male
Between 25 and 30 cm (9.84 to 11.81 inches) for the female
Between 6 and 10 kg (13.23 to 22.05 pounds) for the male
Between 6 and 10 kg (13.23 to 22.05 pounds) for the female
His coat is rather sandy, very dark brown or black.
His coat is short and soft.
The pug's head is rather rounded in shape. His bulging eyes are dark. His ears are small and soft, looking like a rose or a button. His nose is black surrounded by a pretty black mask. His cute corkscrew tail is often curled up.
According to the FCI breeds nomenclature, this breed belongs to group 9, section 1 and is #253