Why does my Pug look so sad?
Scientists believe that suppression of a gene called SMOC2, which is responsible for normal face development in dogs and fish, is what gives pugs a flat, sad-looking face. So, genetics is the culprit to why your pug always looks sad. To other pugs, your dog might look like the happiest dog they’ve ever seen.
Why is my dog acting lazy?
There are several reasons that could be causing your dog to appear tired and listless. The most common causes of lethargy in dogs are: Infection, including parvovirus, distemper, kennel cough and leptospirosis. Metabolic diseases, such as heart problems, liver problems, diabetes, and hypoglycaemia.
When does a pug become a senior dog?
A Pug is considered to be a senior when they are six years old. In this post, I created a Pug dog age chart to help you get an understanding of the growth stages. A Pug can live for 12-15 years, Mindy lived for 16 and this means that your dog will spend a large majority of their life as a senior. You’ll have…
What to do when your senior Pug has an accident?
We eventually started using pee pads and would put her in the bathroom or kitchen when we left the house. As your dog gets older, they’ll have a hard time holding their bladder. Accidents will happen and you can’t scold them for it, because it happens as they get older.
What should I know if my pug is getting old?
Unfortunately, your dog is prone to any of these issues as they become older. As a pug owner, it can be challenging to know what Fido is experiencing. The best thing you can do is pay attention to signs such as loss of appetite, chronic diarrhea or constipation, mobility issues, loss of hearing or vision and etc.
Are there any stairs that work for pugs?
Dog Stairs: If your dog is used to sitting on the couch with you, then you may want to consider investing in some dog stairs they can use to get on the furniture easier. Here are some pet stairs that work great for Pugs.