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Question by bambi
Submitted on 7/20/2003
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how many puppies are in an average litter of pug puppies ?









Answer by ELLEN
Submitted on 9/2/2003
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My female pug has whelped two litters, the first had six puppies in it and the second
9 puppies.  I was told that six was a lot for a pug by my vet and several individuals on
a pug list that I am on.  More of course is harder on the mother.  Our last litter the vet
thought there was 6 to 7 but the xray wasn't very good.  What a surprise when she had
nine, but only six survived.

 

Answer by Regina
Submitted on 9/22/2003
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I have two females. My first one had 2 litters the first litter had 5 and the second was a litter of 6. My other female had a litter of 7 but the vet said 4 tops. So I was really surprised. So far all of my pups have lived. Never lost one. Hope this helps.
Regina

 

Answer by ms attitude
Submitted on 9/27/2003
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my female had a litter of three males one died which was born with a cleft palate.

 

Answer by love pugs
Submitted on 10/5/2003
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my female has whelped 3 litters each time having 7 in each litter and I have not lost any pups yet they have all been healthy and sweet we had the vet x-ray the first 2 times and both times he said only 5 puppies and each time there was 7 so we dont x-ray anymore

 

Answer by loren
Submitted on 11/9/2003
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i had two litters off two dogs the first dog had four and one died and my second dog had seven all survived healthy and cute

 

Answer by anitasf
Submitted on 11/16/2003
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My pug is pregnant and I am concerned about csections. I have been told that most pugs end up having csections. Can anyone share their experience.

 

Answer by Biggest Fan of Pugs
Submitted on 1/14/2004
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My pug has had extremely large litters every time - 8 the first time, 8 the second, and 10 the third. However, most pug books and experts agree that 4-5 is a normal good-sized litter. As for c-sections, I think that whoever told you that was most probably confusing pugs with bulldogs...bulldogs do usually have them, but I believe that it's not really more likely with pugs than with any other kind of dog.

 

Answer by lablover
Submitted on 1/17/2004
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I breed labs and the female that I have right now, had 9 the first time and 11 the second!!  I'm trying to figure out how many puppies do they normally have?  I would think it should be 11 at the most right?  

 

Answer by paradise pugs
Submitted on 2/11/2004
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well i have no clue about pugs and them having puppies,but my female pugs is about 5 weeks...and my vet counting 5 puppies,but yet he said that she was so full of puppies that he couldnt tell when one begain and where one ended......so she problly have more than 5.......Also do pugs have more trouble chewing the cord off the puppies than other types of dogs.....please let me know........thanks..

 

Answer by Pug haven
Submitted on 2/16/2004
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I have two pugs male and female...the mating is more of a comedy then anything...when she is ready to mate he isnt...when she isnt he is...maybe they will get it right soon...??

 

Answer by jan
Submitted on 2/28/2004
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my female pug had 2 puppies...one male and one female.  i was told by a vet that she may need help breaking the sac and i would have to cut the cords myself.  she had the puppies while i was at work, and she took care of everything herself.  what a relief!

 

Answer by sue
Submitted on 3/6/2004
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I have a pug that is in her 54th day of pregnancy i had to take her to the vet night before last due to her passing clear liquid fluid. the vet said she is not dilated and to start taking her temp. she is still doing fine. but i read on the net that from 50 days on it is safe for her to have the pups?  has anyone else her this? just wanted to know cause her temp has dropped down to 99.4  today.

 

Answer by ash
Submitted on 3/8/2004
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my pug has had up to 10 pugs in one litter

 

Answer by Betty Boop
Submitted on 3/11/2004
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How old does a female pug have to be to be breed with a male pug?

 

Answer by sandivsc
Submitted on 3/16/2004
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My pug had 10 puppies and all are healthy and doing fine.

 

Answer by Val
Submitted on 4/10/2004
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I know ack says female can breed at 8 months

 

Answer by clydeykittycat
Submitted on 4/13/2004
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I have a male pug and we just took him to the breeders to use for stud. He's getting older and we figured this was the last chance we would get to be able to get a puppy from him.  I am just worried that he won't, "do the job".  How long is it before they know if a female pug is pregnant?

 

Answer by wert
Submitted on 4/15/2004
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Answer by pug lover
Submitted on 4/18/2004
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I don't think anyone BUT a true Pug breeder with knowledge about the breeeding of pugs,should be breding pugs!Or any dog.
If you need to ask questions,then you shouldn't be breeding your Pug!
Do you love your pug or are you using it as a money machine?.Sorry,I really don't mean to be insulting.
Female pugs should be spayed before their 1st cycle to protect them against mammary tumors and males neutered to protect them from prostate cancer.
There are already enough dogs,many abused and neglected,yes even pugs.
I volunteer at my local pound/incredible how some people abuse their family pet.
Dog concentration camps/puppymills/are just out for the money.The cruelty involved is hurrendous.
Look up the site HUA.It is very informative.
I must admit my ignorance about them until I bought my pug to the vet and my vet told me about pet stores and puppymills and also warned me against backyard breeders.
I hope you will just give your Pugs Love not puppies.They don't need to be put thru that.
Pugs heads are quite large and many times have to have a ceaserian section.
If you were a pug,would you like to be used as a baby maker/only to have your babies taken away from you.
No offense meant.
I am just a Pug Lover and my little Pug is my baby and always will be.She is 4yrs old.
She has many problems due to be born in a puppymill.The feamles are bred every cycle and kept in chicken like coops and never get out of their cages,their whole loves,dying early due to exhaustion and poor nutrition and no vet care.
Upon my pugs 1st visit to the vet, she was diagnosed with an unfused palate, and bad joints.
I notified the pet shop.who had assured me when I bought her they only dealt with the best breeders/they don't deal with breeders at all/they lie,they deal with brokers,who pay very little for the dogs.The dogs are shipped in trucks with up to 700 puppies at one time/no climate contol/many die in transport.
I will no longer buy anything from a pet shop that sells dogs.
Please reconsider mating your dog and question why you are doing it.
My best to all and your sweet Pugs.

 

Answer by macygirl
Submitted on 4/21/2004
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i have a female pug and a male pug.  They mated 2 weeks ago and i am curious if anyone knows how to tell if the female is pregnant.  I am taking her for an ultrasound next week, but is there a way to tell sooner.

 

Answer by Pudgy
Submitted on 5/19/2004
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In response to Val's post...you should never breed your female until she is at least 2 years old.  My female didn't come into her first heat until she was 10 months old and Pugs are known to be slow about coming in season...especially their first time.  
In response to "wert"...HUH?

 

Answer by Roux
Submitted on 6/2/2004
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my pug got chubby and was kinda moping and she got milk when she first got pregnate

 

Answer by mike
Submitted on 6/7/2004
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can anyone tell me if there is a chance of my pug having any black puppies ..she and the male are both fawn but i was told she still has a chance because there is no ryhme or reason for having black ones ...true or false ...let me know please

 

Answer by Snickers
Submitted on 6/8/2004
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My pug is pregnant she is due 06/22 she has already gained 8 pds this was her first cycle how many do u think she will have it was with another pug

 

Answer by chad
Submitted on 6/17/2004
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how many babys does a pug have

 

Answer by Pug Mama
Submitted on 6/18/2004
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I agree with Pug Lover.  You guys should go visit any pug rescue wed site to find out about how breeding just for fun can really be considered abuse.  Who ever it was that said their pug came into heat at 8 months and they bred them is an idiot.  I think public execution should be legal for people like that.  A female pug is not fully grown until two or three.  For those of you who just keep breeding your pugs and letting them have huge litters, think about the health of the mother and how this is on her body.  Even with high quality dog food, and vitamins it still takes away from her bones and other tissue, parts of her body she will never get back.  Basically by breeding you pug over and over, turning them into baby machines, you are slowly killing your pug.  Pugs are innocent animals who have a desire to love their people regardless of how cruel they are.  I believe in "treat others (and that does many everyone and every thing) as you want to be treated"  I ask those of you out there who have just let your pugs breed and breed and breed, how would you feel if it was you.  Pugs continue to breed because it is instinct, it does not mean they want it and it does not mean it is natural and healthy.  Is it natural and healthy for a human woman to have thirty babies, in a life time?  Where would we be at with out birth control?  Pugs have the same parts a woman has.  I think breeding should only be legal under strict laws that only allow people who qualify to do, take part.  And yes strict laws would send someone into homes on a monthly basis to do inspections of breeding facilities.  Pugs are living breathing innocent loving animals.  They deserve to be happy and to be cherished.  Pugs are not a disposable possession.

 

Answer by Pug Cherisher
Submitted on 6/24/2004
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I have to pugs: male and female. They are both in their early first year. The female is in heat a couple of times...how do i keep the two from mating besides being neutered or spayed? Please lemme know...

 

Answer by Pugs Rule
Submitted on 6/28/2004
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Pug Cherisher
When your female comes into heat if you don't want to breed her it is best to get her spayed but if you don't want to do that then keep her in a room away from the male.
Do not let them feed together unless supervised. Do not let them use the bathroom at the same time either he will smell her urine and get interested. Keep her preferably on a white towel or sheet so you can see if discharge and know when it stops. Female dogs can only concive when there discharge is clear.

 

Answer by Petunia's mom
Submitted on 6/29/2004
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Pug cherisher, I just kept my pugs apart.  If you have no plans on breeding you really should have them fixed.  The chance of different types of cancer is higher on unfix animals, so you want to have them fixed adventually anyways, to prevent cancer.  I recently bred my pug.  I waited until she was 2.5 years old.  I figured that every people year is equal to every 7 dog years.  I decided at 2.5 she would really be about 18 or 19 in human years.  Thats how my vet told me I would know she was old enough.  Her discharge was red the entire time she was in heat, and she did concieve.  It was never clear, I bred her on her fourth heat, and she has never had clear discharge.

 

Answer by Pugs Rule
Submitted on 6/29/2004
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Petunia's mom
Really she conceived? I guess i was wrong but my dogs have always had clear discharge when they were ready to breed. That is also what i have read, but i guess it truthfully depends on the dog. Sorry

 

Answer by kitty420
Submitted on 7/3/2004
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I just found out that my pug is pregnant. She is a purebred black pug and small for a pug. The father of the pups is 1/2 pug 1/2 lhapso and fawn colored and also small for a pug. Does anyone know if she will still probably need a c section? Very concerned as i was not planning on breeding them and know absoloutly nothing about whelping dogs. Need help very nervous.

 

Answer by Rachel
Submitted on 7/3/2004
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You may or may not need a c section. Talk to your vet and he will probablly help you out.

 

Answer by motherof2pugs
Submitted on 7/8/2004
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Mike- two fawn pugs cannot have a black pug. In genetic speak, black is a dominant gene and can only be expressed with two black parents or a black and a fawn parent. So, if you chose to breed your pugs.  They'll have an all fawn litter.

 

Answer by lady
Submitted on 7/9/2004
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There are two people who said that people should not breed there pug because of all of the other dogs out there who need homes.  If you are so against breeding then why do you have a pure breed dog?

 

Answer by Rachel
Submitted on 7/10/2004
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Just because someone has a purebred dog doesn't mean that they want to breed it. Maybe they just love the breed and wanted to get a good specimen even if it means a lot of money. It is your choice to get a dog from a shelter or a breeder. Both choices are good. If you are a responsipal breeder and don't just do it for profit, then that is great. Yes, there are a lot of dogs in shelters that need a home and lets not forget about them. There are so many wonderful dogs in shelters than can make great pets, but the choice is up to you.

 

Answer by Bella
Submitted on 7/13/2004
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you can get a black pug from two fawn parents, however it's all in the line of breeding. If you have a fawn pug that had a black pug in it's line there is a chance you could get a black pug. It's all in the genes.
please note that if you breed your fawn to a black pug or vice versa there is a chance of getting a fawn pug with more black than what's normal on it. Black will be all over your babies in the form of individual hairs.
this is how we get family quality dogs instead of improving upon the breed as should be your goal.
Having said that.....
No one should be able to push you into breeding or not breeding your dog. If you want the money your going to do it weather or not someone rudely blurts their opinnions upon you.Telling you that you shouldn't have a dog, any dog and then telling you they don't mean to offend. FYI it does offend. I would also like to ask if these people have any idea what happens in nature? Dogs breed, the animal in them finds the need to spread it's seed. It is Human nature to spay or nuter the animal to stop it. I do not condone breeding for money, I just don't find it correct for someone to chew a person up for it. If breeders would be responcible, there would be no problems. Taking down names and numbers of thoes you sell your dogs to is a good start. Calling to check up on the pup is even better. My good freind even goes as far as to make them sign an agreement saying if they were to ever not want the pup she is the only person that they can give it to. she raises Great Daines, after 10 years of breeding she's sued twice over it, and won custody of the animal because she also requires the paper be noterised(sp?)I just ask that you take the best care of your dog(s) with vet visits, TLC and above all LOVE. If you want a pet to love and care for a pug is a great choice. I suggest if you don't care about breeding to call a local shelter, ask them to be on the look out for a pug that needs you....That's where I got my 9 year old one eye'dsweetpea. He's had a hard road to walk down, now he's on easy street. There's nothing like seeing his darling face when I get home from work. If you care about breeding, do homework. Pugs are not without defects, most of them you can avoid by selecting a breeder that is willing to show you a well kept kennal with lots of space and NO stacking of the cages. Remember, you don't have to take the first breeder you find in the newspapers.

 

Answer by gin
Submitted on 7/16/2004
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this is in response to bella.  you can never get a black pug from two fawn parents for the same reason that two blue eyed parents can never have a brown eyed child.  this has everything to do with genetics.  fawn is a recessive gene. if there is a black gene in the family, the dog will automatically be black. the only way that a fawn pug can give birth to a black pug is if one of the parents is a hybrid black.  that means that one of his parents is black and the other is fawn.  a pug can carry the fawn gene but it is recessive.  as stated previously, if a puppy has both a black gene and a fawn gene, the puppy is automatically black.  I know this because i breed my female fawn with a hybrid black and some pups in our litter are black, some are fawn. (it helps that i have a background in genetics)  

 

Answer by booger
Submitted on 7/18/2004
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I like pugs

 

Answer by Mindy
Submitted on 8/7/2004
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I think that if you are willing to buy a pure breed dog/cat you are only adding to the supply and demand of them. if you don't think they should be whelped, don't buy them. you should have a animal shelter pet, you are saving a life. Or of course you could get a pure dog from a resque....
I am simply saying the fact you have a pure,registerd animal that you paid more than resque fees or shelter fees for, you are adding to the proplem.
so try hard not to tell these good people their animals should be taken away from them becuase they wish to breed them.
As long as the animal is in good health, they have no cruelty violations they have every right. HOBBY BREEDERS ARE NOT PUPPY MILLS!

 

Answer by Camelot Pugs
Submitted on 8/10/2004
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Response to Bella: you should not be breeding since obviously you don't know your genetics!
Response to pug lover's criticism regarding people breeding pugs and go off to work while their dog labors or asking amateur questions: I whole heartedly agree with your criticism and I hope you all stop breeding before more dogs die or are born with inherited problems! I would not get a pug from those Nimrods if it was free!

 

Answer by LovePugs
Submitted on 8/25/2004
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To : motherof2pugs
  you can breed a fawn and a fawn and get black puppies as long as you have a black gene in one of them. Like my female pug she is fawn and her father was black. but her mother was fawn. Its the pick of the draw...later

 

Answer by jefffromga
Submitted on 9/26/2004
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i have a m and f black pug  how long is it after breeding do they usueally have their pups? anyone help?

 

Answer by Buffy23
Submitted on 9/28/2004
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This response is for the lady who said that if you have to ask questions you shouldn't be breeding... That is one of the most ignorant f***ing things I have ever heard. Obviously if it is your first litter you do need to ask questions, just like with your first pregnancy with a child- there are going to be questions that you need to ask- which is why there are vets out there to help you. We interview and sit down with each person our puggies go to- not that I have to explain myself to you- but I just thought you should know that your opinions are wrong about people who breed their pugs- we are not all like that and I think you need to think before you go on ignorant spiels like the one you went on... it was rude and stupid. And yes, we do charge for our puggies, because they are AKC registered and they get all their shots and needs before they are sold and you know what- that is my business what I do with my pug.

 

Answer by buffy23
Submitted on 10/5/2004
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my pug is on her 59th day- when should she go into labor??

 

Answer by cathie
Submitted on 10/17/2004
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This is in response to the people that believe that mating pugs is an absolute sin. Mating dogs is as natural as people reproducing. There are also a lot of child abuse cases but we're not going to tell people to stop having children because of the few stupid people who do not know how to care for or love their children. That's why it's so important for pug breeders to educate themselves with the whole process and to feel confident that they know what they are doing before they begin. That's why websites like these are so important, not to BASH pug breeders but simply to educate others and possibly even themselves. And as far as Pugs needing C-sections....Being a veterinarian myself, I have had as many border collies needing c-sections as I pugs. Boxers are more at risk in my eyes. So my advice is to know what you're doing and ask yourself why you're doing this. Is it for the money or for the beautiful experience.

 

Answer by James
Submitted on 11/8/2004
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Breeding pugs is up to the owner "no offense" but an owner of a dog should be able to choose whether or not to breed there dogs. you are right in that the dogs should be respected and not just used for a money machine but i think it is up to the breeder when they should breed there dogs.
There shouldn't be any laws to keep someone from breeding a dog, but poeple should respect animals as living things and not breed them if they just plan on not making sure the pups get a good home.

 

Answer by Bella's Momma
Submitted on 11/22/2004
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Actually gin two BLUE eyed parents CAN make a brown eyed baby. As well as two BROWN eyed parents CAN make a blue eyed baby. Get your facts straight before you try to argue with people.

 

Answer by christy
Submitted on 12/15/2004
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my pug is having babies as i type this letter! my first time to breed pugs.so far 3 males and 3 females. all black but 1 it is black with a brown head.they are akc reg. and have a 6 foot fence they go out to potty in. So i know no other dogs has got to her! so don't know if the brown is from her or his back round.have to go here she goes again!

 

Answer by lilly
Submitted on 12/30/2004
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In response to Pug Lover- I agree that dogs should not be breed for the sole purpose of money. I do not agree with puppy mills and I do agree that pet stores are not a good place to buy a dog.  However, I do not think that is what the people on this website are talking about.  I don't think anyone at this site is running a puppy mill.  My question to you would be... if no one was allowed to breed their pugs how would you have a pug as a pet today?  It is not up to you to decide who and who cannot breed their pug.  If they are responsible owners and love and get their dogs the best care I do not see it as a problem to breed their dog.  

 

Answer by reba
Submitted on 1/24/2005
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we have pugs, we used to breed rottweiliers the dogs just got to big. we have a male and a female pug. she is in her 52 day of pregnancy, we only plan to have her bred again once more. i plan to keep one pup but the rest will go. we don't breed for the money, be we break even with all the toys, vet visits, and food that we spend on our little ones. we also secured the yard very well so that they cannot escapes or find a way out when in the yard playing. our pups are our babies as we don't have children and pure bred dogs have always been part of or family and well taken care of.

 

Answer by Newfie
Submitted on 2/11/2005
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I agree with both pug mama and pug lover because they both have the correct ideas about breeders. However, just because you ask questions about your animal doesn't mean your a good breeder. NO ONE KNOWS EVERYTHING!!! I for one don't and I have been a licenced breeder for 15 years. I only have one female at a time and one male at a time and I still do not know everything. I love them both as if they were my own children but I do not want anything to go wrong with them so I am constantly researching to find out what is possible and what is new. I do not make a profit from my pugs but I do make enough to provide for them. YES I Do sell them! HOWEVER, I alway do a backgroud search. I contact their local vet, their SPCA (or other pet shelter) to find out if they have any previous problems with animals that may have been self inflected.I speak to every member of their family either on the telephone or in person, and if they did not have any pet previously, or if they are under the age of 21 they are refused. I do not let people that are constantly moving (more than 2 time a year) adopt as well. dramatic change in a pugs lifestyle make them uncomfortable and can make them homesick. It isn't well of the dog.
Never breed your dog if you are not willing to keep everyone yourself. *This is because if your puppies unable to grow up normally (some pups have small defects such as large esophagus, eye problems, and natural birth defects) you should take responsibility and rase that puppy yourself. NEVER GIVE AWAY A SICK PUPPY!!!

 

Answer by Fan
Submitted on 3/7/2005
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How old is too old to breed a female pug?

 

Answer by fted2
Submitted on 3/27/2005
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"If you need to ask questions,then you shouldn't be breeding your Pug!"  OMG!  You knew absolutely everything there is to know about the pug breed without ever asking a question?  That is truly amazing!  Some people.

 

Answer by pug lover!
Submitted on 3/31/2005
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Okay my pug is pregnant and is due in about two weeks. What is needed during the birth of the puppies, do u need to help? Also can u really guess the amount of puppies your pug will have because the femle is black and average size while the male is fond and is the runt but over weight and pretty bold! somebody please answer me soon!!!

 

Answer by pug lover
Submitted on 3/31/2005
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Is it true that pugs eyes can pop out easily?

 

Answer by magacy
Submitted on 4/3/2005
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I have a male Pug how old does he have to be in order for me to breed him with a female...
Thanks

 

Answer by jessica
Submitted on 4/11/2005
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i had a pug!it had 10 puppies in a litter!:-P

 

Answer by TD
Submitted on 4/18/2005
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I HAVE A BEAUTIFUL PUG PUPPY SHE IS 7 MONTHS OLD. I NOTICED THAT SHE IS BLEEDING DOES THIS MEAN THAT SHE IS IN HEAT AND NO ID NEVER EVER BREED HER AT THIS AGE......SO PLEASE DONT CHEW MY HEAD OFF... TY...

 

Answer by Puggie
Submitted on 4/27/2005
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My Pug is 10 months and will probaly have her pups in about 2 weeks is she too young to take care of them??  I tried to keep them seperated most of the time but they must of mated some how..

 

Answer by cocobird
Submitted on 5/1/2005
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what kind of question am I answering ? if its for my password then daughter is my clue

 

Answer by cher
Submitted on 5/2/2005
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If people didn't breed dogs where would you expect to get your puppies from. It is not the breeders that cause dogs to be homeless it is the owners that don't live up to the responsibity of the care of the puppy/dog.

 

Answer by bevis
Submitted on 5/3/2005
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My dog had three girls and one boy.

 

Answer by mypug
Submitted on 5/16/2005
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I'm having a hard time getting my female pug to accept her male stud.  I've read that the best day to breed is on or after day nine during her heat?  Is that correct?  Can someone help, this is the first time this has happened.  Every other time was pretty simple, she just took him on her 3rd day of heat.  Thanks.

 

Answer by deal7
Submitted on 5/17/2005
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i would like to know when they pugs are ready to go into labor what signs we need to look for and when

 

Answer by zoie
Submitted on 5/23/2005
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so talking genetics whats your answer on a brindle pug? i have a purebred akc registered brindle pug she is the cutest thing. she had her first heat at 9 months and my vet has checked her and says breeding is fine in the second my concern is will she cycle every 9 months or does it very?

 

Answer by sabre
Submitted on 5/27/2005
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how can u make sure that u dont lose ur female pug during laber because i cant risk her life for her to have more life in the world but i really want to have some more puppies to spoile like their mother if anyone can answer me please do i would really appresiated and also u can get a black puppy even though u have 2 fawn pugs breeding it all depends if one of the parents had a family member that was black there mit be a possible black puppy in the litter


 

Answer by dog
Submitted on 6/9/2005
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i love pugs. infact i like all dogs. So talk to me about dogs and i'll be happy!

 

Answer by Brando
Submitted on 6/14/2005
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My blue healer had a liter of 8 puppies.

 

Answer by eli
Submitted on 6/20/2005
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hey booger, i like pugs too!  

 

Answer by dede
Submitted on 7/5/2005
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Hi We have 2 pugs a male and a female the male is just over 2 years and our female is 8 months younger our male is a larger sized healthy huge nostrilled pug weighs around 23 pounds our girl pug is small around 13 pounds breathing sounds are loud but she likes a long walk and has never had any problems that needed the vet other then an allergic reaction once (200 dollar vet call in at 10:30 at night on a sunday) great..lol..there lucky they are cute....Anyways what I am curious about is would it be better to fix our female because she is so small and not chance her having puppies because of the size of our male or will she be fine with proper vet checks and the help of an experience breeder.

 

Answer by TontosPrincess
Submitted on 7/12/2005
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I have two beautiful babies. Both are black, my male "Zeus" is almost three & weighs 13.5 lbs. My female "Athena" is 9 months & already taller then Zeus & weighs as much as he does. I was told Zeus was a 'tiny toy' when I bought him. Are black male pugs usually smaller then the females?

 

Answer by Dena
Submitted on 7/23/2005
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I wish all these people comdeming others for
breeding pugs would ask themselves how in the world they would own their pug if nobody
bred them. Dah !!!  In the first place if someone that seems to know so much about quality dogs WHY in the world would she have bought it in a pet store.  Thats a NO BRAINER!! So to opinionate others is obsurd concerning breeding dogs.  And thats my final answer !!!!

 

Answer by go for the silver
Submitted on 8/1/2005
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How old does a pug have to b before you can tell if it is silver or not? The average litter of a pug is from 2 to 6. I know of some people who have had more, but not many.

 

Answer by ashley
Submitted on 8/3/2005
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i think that people that can't answer properly should stop writing nonesence. and i have been told pugs have 4 puppies at once

 

Answer by piglet
Submitted on 8/12/2005
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i have a pug and i love her to death. i heard if you breed a pug one time it will calm them down is this true?

 

Answer by puggymills
Submitted on 8/14/2005
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to pug lover, that's your opinion!  I can't stand veterinarians and activist who stand on their high chair saying don't breed it's cruel for the dogs.  It's nature, and believe it or not if it wasn't for nature vet's and activist like yourself wouldn't have a job.  I love my four pugs and they are soley indoors, part of the family and yes I breed them!  But I get sooo sick and tired of listening to the vets and activists speeches telling me to spay and neuter,  say it once as a suggestion then shut the trap.  People get sick of hearing it!

 

Answer by Puggy
Submitted on 8/18/2005
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How long does it take for a pug to have puppies??

 

Answer by lulu
Submitted on 8/30/2005
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When a pug start having a very light red discharge mean that she is in heat. Do all dogs have a red spotting.

 

Answer by Omayra
Submitted on 9/1/2005
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My pug is six months old and she has started showing signs she is in heat.... she is doing alot of "inappropriate" things around us to a stuffed toy, what can i do with out spaying her.

 

Answer by lll
Submitted on 9/5/2005
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SPAY AND NEUTER, TOO MANY HOMELESS DOGS!!

 

Answer by stabinbut
Submitted on 9/29/2005
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i like welt and dislike pugs but the greatful dead are cool

 

Answer by diddle
Submitted on 10/14/2005
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  Pugs can have large or small litters, the large litters make it easier for the Mom, but most of the time  all of the babies do not make it. The B gene is dominant gene, but all Pugs carry the B D E/m g s t genes. Over a long period of time it has been proven that Pure Breed Pugs are Homozygous (both genes inherited from parents are the same). You can have a Hybrid black, but a fawn is a fawn. NO hybrid fawns, I still think the smutty fawn should be Hybrid, but the t gene put tiny flecks of black hairs in the coat.
I also think any one that has a Pug or any canine that does not plan on breeding, should have them fixed. You people that have Pugs and breed them with any thing else need to be fixed, just kidding,but if you have a Pug don't get any other breed. I also think if you want to breed Pugs or any thing else this is your right, but if you think you are going to love them and make money (WRONG). Lets see, first you will miss at least one week of work and at least three hundred for Vet bills before the babies are even born, then you have to find good parents for them, send for AKC papers,thirty or more, first shots, that is another two hundred if they are no problems, if they are problems you can count on spending at least another two to five hundred, now food the puppies will eat four meals a day, another one hundred or more just for the puppies, now lets talk about all the cleaning you do, you clean after them from morning until you go to bed 7 days a week for 8 weeks, 24 hours a day for at least eight weeks. You have to paper train them and train to sleep without their Mom, listen to a puppy cry half the night, if most people had to make a living raising puppies, they would starve to death. Most breeders are not breeders and do not like the word, they try to breed pretty, healthy Pugs for people to have good healthy Pugs.(At a good price). Not they are some that think they are going to make a killing and maybe they do, but a true Pug lover spends more on the Pugs than their human children. I know I am one. My babies have their own bedroom, their own TV and most of all they I have them and have me. If you are a true Pug lover than they are only one breed for you and that is a Pug. Sure you love all the other breeds, but the Pug is the only one you want.
For the rescue Pugs yes these babies need to be cared for, but they also cost. You pay any where from one-hundred to three hundred to adopt and after that the rescue will help with some of the Vet bills, but most of the time you are on your own. The health problem and Vet bills for all canine can be very taxing, that is why all of us need to understand that just because they are cute and we want one, does not mean we will be able to afford one of any breed at certain times in our life and until you can PLEASE do not make this commitment. Wait until you can. A stuff animal only cost about ten dollars and they do not need a Vet and they do not eat.

 

Answer by lil
Submitted on 11/8/2005
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I have also read that you should not breed a black and a fawn together for several different reasons. And also, you shouldn't have to pay 3,000 dollars for a pure breed dog. And people say that you shouldn't buy pugs from mills, pet stores and newspapers. And although I agree with that mostly, I bought my pug from a lady in the paper. She is CKC registered with papers and her mom and dad were on the premises. They took very good care of them. They even stayed inside their home. She cost $500.  She is one year old and she is very healthy. But I definately would check out who you are buying them from.

 

Answer by Alyssa
Submitted on 11/13/2005
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I have 3 pugs. Two are Females and one is a male. Well, both of my females had babys at the same time and at the same place and the same date, Huh? Its very exsiting but Huh?
My one female had 6 puppies and my other female had 9 puppies so I have like 15 puppies + my three other dogs so I whould have like 18 dogs it is so cool!!!!!!

 

Answer by aurora
Submitted on 12/7/2005
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i need some help i never had a girl dog before. i always had a male dog.anyways some man came too me and told me if i wanted a female pug i said yes i always wanted a pug but she is pregnant. and i don't know what to do. i need to know what type of food is healthy for my pug? also when do u know when she is having her puppies?

 

Answer by aurora
Submitted on 12/7/2005
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i need some help i never had a girl dog before. i always had a male dog.anyways some man came too me and told me if i wanted a female pug i said yes i always wanted a pug but she is pregnant. and i don't know what to do. i need to know what type of food is healthy for my pug? also when do u know when she is having her puppies?

 

Answer by Tim
Submitted on 1/5/2006
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Hello,  I have a bull terrier and she was pregnant, I was getting concerned when she hadn't had her puppies. After several trips to the vet and 65 days from her last breeding, my vet and I decided that a c-section would be the best route.  The opperation seemed like it went good, he delivered 8 Puppies.  Prior to the c-section he did a ultra sound. and you could see the hearts beating as well as them moving.  However none of the puppies made it.  He had told me that the uterus had a tear in it, and since the mother never produced a certain hormone to trigger the pups to breathe they didn't.  He also said he could hear the puppies hearts beating after the operation was done and we were trying to get them going.  So my question is... Does this souund right? Was the torn uterus the cause of the puppies fatalities, Or was it something my Vet had done?

 

Answer by Pugglets1986
Submitted on 1/26/2006
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I have two pugs, male and female, they have mated and she is now pregnant, and my male has alot of black all over his body, but he is also fawn, he has an all black face and has alot of black on his back, just like stray hairs all over, i was wondering if that is a genetic fact, that one of his parents we're black or somewhere in his lines, and i was also wondering is there a chance of having black puppies.
Response to Gin, two blue eyes parents can have a brown eyed child, and two brown eyed people can have a green or blue eyed child, like you said its all genetics, my finance has green eyes, and both his parents have brown, my mom has brown, and my father has blue, but yet i have green, the stuff we learned in health or science its all a bunch of crap.
If someone could responded i would appreciate it thanks alot.

 

Answer by beespleese
Submitted on 2/5/2006
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I LOVE PUGS! I have a 2 yr female and 1 yr male (not related).They are the perfect child so to speak. I love to spoil them, I take them places like to "see the horsees". They get all excited when I say that. I dont agree with breeding over and over for profit either. I want grandpugs just like any mom would want grandchildren. My friends and family want one of her babies. I dont see anything wrong with that.  

 

Answer by Wendy
Submitted on 2/9/2006
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I would like to post ot everyone on here who is badgering these people for breeding thier dogs, I own 3 pugs and a rat terrier, my male pug is neutered, we rescued him from the humane society, My black Female Ebony is not fixed but I rescued her from a trip to the pound. My rat terrier, has had one litter of puppies, rat terrier of course, she is not fixed, and China is actually my mother-in-laws female pug, she is pregnant and due the end of this month. Hasn't anyone stopped to think that maybe someone has an amazing dog that they want this personality trait to carry on in the next generation. China is a fantastic dog who has for the better part of her life been an outside dog with little attention, she came here and is the most awesome dog in the house, I would love toh ave a pupp with her traits, therefore If I get a chance to keep one of these puppies, I am going to, he or she will not end up in a puppy mill, nor will they end up at the local pound, not everyone out there is trying to hurt these adorable animals, you just happen to see the worst of it, have a little faith in your fellow beings and try to see things from their point of veiw. To all who are breeding for the idea to carry on a specific trait by all means screen the people you sell your puppies to, I promise your puppies will lead a safer and healthier life. Thanks!

 

Answer by Nutz4Pugs
Submitted on 2/17/2006
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HUH?!?

 

Answer by Nutz4Pugs
Submitted on 2/17/2006
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  I noted that on the AKC website the majority of people pay a very reasonable price for a purebred dog and only about 10 percent pay extreme amounts for show quality dogs.  To me this says the majority of people owning purebred dogs are just regular folks and frankly I am having a problem with the elite believing they know everything and should be in control of everything such as breeding.  I think its more about control and money then it is about maintaining the breed standard and !!**@@LOVE@@**!!  My first pug came from a petstore.  I knew nothing at the time except that I knew I didn't want to support a puppy mill.  I asked and I was lied to.  However, I have to say that my dog has no health problems at all and an excellent temperament. In fact he is a healthier dog then the dog I purchased from a breeder who showed dogs and bred them and supposedly fit all the criteria of a so called *good* breeder.  A friend of mine also purchased a dog from a so called good breeder ( the breeder had 5 show dogs) and my friends dog had a major health defect. Top dollar spent on these dogs and the one I got at the puppy mill turned out to be the real prize.  Also as far as LOVING the breed and breeding for the standard lets face it the pug standard is setting the dog up for genetic failure.  My show dog can't breath cause her nose is so mashed ( she is breed standard)  My other pup who is not has a slightly less mashed nose and consequently less breathing problems, seems mother nature took care of his supposed genetic problem.  And as a health professional that is really what good genetics is all about...its about good health not playing God which seemes to be more about what the breed standard is.  Whos standard is it anyway?  I just think the whole thing is a crock.  If regular folks buy most of the purebred dogs then they certainly should have a say in breeding.  I am finding good breeders to be nothing but a bunch of bologna.  Feel free to disagree.    

 

Answer by wanda
Submitted on 2/19/2006
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my son has a pug, and she just got her period, now i would like to know how long do they bleed, or in heat, cause they have a yorkie and i dont want lilly the pug to get pregnant

 

Answer by funky joe pug
Submitted on 3/18/2006
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My Precious pug had a litter of 14 once. The vet said that only some of them would survive, but all of the little darlings came out just fine! I was so pleased that her next litter was slighty smaller, and all of the puppies were fine!!XoXoxoXoXOxoXoXoXoXOXOXO!! Kisses,
                           Funky Joe Pug.

 

Answer by lablover
Submitted on 3/19/2006
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we are going to breed my dog this month..she should be coming into heat pretty soon..and i hope she has at least 11 puppies..cause the other lablover said she got 9 first time and 11 the second time but every dogs different!!..soo u never no

 

Answer by Dee
Submitted on 3/21/2006
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How much should I sale my pugs for?

 

Answer by BUCSGIRL
Submitted on 3/24/2006
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TO THOSE WHO THINK THERE TRYING TO SAVE THE WORLD, I'M NOT A BREEDER AND IM NOT DOING IT FOR MONEY THE OWNER OF THE MALE IS MY FRIEND WE BOTH WANT ANOTHER PUG SO WE FIGURED WE WOULD BREED OURS SO MIND YOUR OWN BIZ GO SOMEWHERE ELSE AND SAVE THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Answer by Kristy
Submitted on 4/1/2006
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The first thing I would like to say on here-learn to spell before you give advice, like Gin. People will respect what you have to say if you can AT LEAST spell! (Not meaning to offend-I am just fussy about it)  I belong to PETA and DID NOT intend to Breed any of my Dogs. But, I have a Female Pug, 2yrs old, that I share with my boy-friend. She got pregnant by our Minature Poodle. She is 10 lbs and he is 15 lbs. I am Really worried because she is only about one month into her pregnancy, and is getting huge! (She is small-boned) The Vet says she cannot do X-Rays or even an exam for about 3 more weeks. Does anyone think that I should be this concerned?  And, how many hours are they in Labor?

 

Answer by peppers mommy
Submitted on 4/2/2006
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what are the small knots on a pug after she is in heat my dog has never mated with any dog??

 

Answer by macy lynn
Submitted on 4/9/2006
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This morning at 4:30 my girl pug went into labor. It has been a long day! We were told that she was only having 5 tops 6 well after the 6 one she kept on pushing and out poped the 7th one! so we have 4 boys and 3 girls all are very dark 1 for sure black, and 2 for sure fawn the others we dont know but my little girl did great no trouble at all but get tired. she is truly a trooper.

 

Answer by Cajun Pugs
Submitted on 4/18/2006
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In response to Pug lover & Pug Moma'sposts in 2004, Maybe you should YOU should do YOUR research on Pugs before you open your mouths on the subject.  I have been a pug breeder, lover, and rescuer for may years.  If it wasnt for ignorance like yours maybe the pug breed would not have such incompatant owners!!!!!!

 

Answer by lucy liu
Submitted on 5/13/2006
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hmmm i also agree with pug lover i am thinking about breeding my pug but in my case i have never breed any dog and i think that as pug lover says if you need to ask questions than you should not breed your dog well i am going to breed my dog but i want to brush up on my skills on how to breed my pug so i will wait a year or so reading on what to do also i want someone skilled such as a vet or pug breeder there when she gives birth i would not be able to live with myself if something went wrong  and my dog got hurt or one of the puppies died so everyone who's thinking of their wallet and not there dog take pug lover advise!!!!!!!

 

Answer by jakel24
Submitted on 5/21/2006
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two fawns can never have a black it will never happen ,but two blacks can have fawns.
as for any other question you can tell if a female is pregnant at 28 days by feeling her stomach area for small golf ball size bumps..and you can x ray at 45 days to she what is in there....there are very few true blacks cause some where down the line there was a fawn in the line.....

 

Answer by jakel24
Submitted on 5/21/2006
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two fawns can never have a black it will never happen ,but two blacks can have fawns.
as for any other question you can tell if a female is pregnant at 28 daysby feeling her stomach area for small golf ball size bumps..and you can x ray at 45 days to she what is in there....there are very few true blacks cause some where down the line there was a fawn in the line.....

 

Answer by Theresa
Submitted on 5/26/2006
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My female pug is three and a half and black. We are going to mate her with a white pug. The white pugs are new to me and i'm wondering if anyone knows wheather the puppies will come out black or white or both. Just curious.

 

Answer by Toe
Submitted on 5/30/2006
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This is to gin, you can have a black pug with two fawns. If you recieve a fawn pug from a black and fawn litter and mate that fawn with another fawn there is a chance that you can still have a black pug because of the genes from the parents. And the whole thing with two blue eyed people having a baby that doesn't have blue eyes it is possible. COME ON, that is common sense! They can get brown eyes or hazel eyes or whatever color eyes from the grandparents. Just because a person gets the genes that made their eye color a certain way doesn't mean they can not carry the gene to different color eyes one was just more dominant than the other. Geezus, some peoples kids! I have two pugs one is black and one is fawn... and guess what they are going to have some fawn and some black in their litter. And the fawn is still going to have the black gene in them... and they can still pass it on if they were to mate!!!

 

Answer by aps
Submitted on 7/6/2006
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My female dog is 1.5 years old.  We tried to keep the  two apart when she went into heat, but it was like keeping the grass from growing.  As if planned, as soon as the door to the bedroom in which we were confining one of the two opened one day, they BOTH bolted into the woods through the dog door.

The father pug is 2 years old, and an especially good looking pug - everyone comments on his healthy physique.  We are happy to keep all the puppies she has if necessary, but prefer to "share the love" of the pug.  

We live in the country, the dogs go swimming in the lake every day, absolutely love to run, have never been kenneled or crated, sit down when told, and only bark when startled from sleep.  The male snores, the female does not.  They do not tear up the furniture when left alone. Neither have ANY discernible flaws, or genetic defects requiring constant vet bills - though the black female has one white paw.  (A defect to some breeders, but part of her charm to us, and why we picked her from the litter.) The male is UKC, and the female AKC registered.

I do not feel like an irresponsible "backyard breeder".  In fact, I think all of the negativity on the Internet about irresponsible breeders is created by "show breeders" who wish to charge $1000+ dollars for their dogs, and are having trouble due to cheaper competition.  I would never buy a pet from a pet store or puppy mill, but what is left but "backyard breeders" once you remove the two previous options?

We love our pugs to the end of the world, and would have missed out on the joy if only 1000 dollar pugs were available.  Most of the pups are sold already just through people's interactions with the parents.  (pups are due this week)

I have explained to the potential buyers that pugs can take a little more time to potty train (the male took a week, the female a few months), that while they do grunt that is their way of conversing with you.  People love that my male dog "purrs" when you hold him.  
With all of the scare tactics I have read on the Internet, all I am left to believe is that we do in fact own exceptional pugs, because we don't have ANY of the problems so many web sites report.

So, I'm sorry that irresponsible people buy pugs that end up in shelters, but tell me how it's my fault people are irresponsible?  And someone please explain why I'm an irresponsible backyard breeder because we choose to live and laugh with our dogs instead of entering them in beauty pageants to win money and sell their pups for high dollar?

The moral of this posting?

Get off your high horses.


 

Answer by pugluvr
Submitted on 7/14/2006
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how many days is considered early for a pug to deliver?

 

Answer by Calli
Submitted on 7/15/2006
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My girl is a pug on the small side. We thought she would only have 4-5 pups at the most because of her small size and it being her first litter. But, no, she had 8 puppies! 1 did not make it, but 7 are very healthy so far. Good luck to everyone. :)

 

Answer by earthbound
Submitted on 7/23/2006
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I have two fawn pugs, one male and one female.  My female had a litter of 5 and 1 puppy was black.  And in response to Gin...My husband and I have brown eyes...our son has blue...explain that one via genetics.  

 

Answer by anne
Submitted on 8/18/2006
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my pug is delivering now but she only has had 2 how do i know if thats it or i need to worry

 

Answer by Norna770
Submitted on 8/27/2006
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I thought that if one of your pugs parents were balck and the other was fawn and yours was fawn and you mated your pug to another fawn who also had a black parnet and fawn parent you could possibly have a black offspring

 

Answer by Falcon
Submitted on 8/29/2006
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I would like to be refered to a web site that can accurate info. on whelping pugs at home. Thanks

 

Answer by Pug Breeder
Submitted on 10/2/2006
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I do NOT agree with Pug Mama or Pug Lover because if only the experinced breeders breed pugs then what happens when those breeders all die? There would be no one left to breed pugs. And if the first pug breeder thought the same thing, why there wouldn't be any pugs left. As long as you do your research, you should be fine. So go ahead and breed your puppy! Just make sure when you breed that your puppy is in the second or third heat cycle.

 

Answer by pug hater
Submitted on 10/2/2006
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This is a replie to gin. Yes you can! Its called haveing dominant or recessive genes you old fart!

 

Answer by pugsfriend
Submitted on 10/22/2006
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Genetics, hey i just read all the posts about systematics and genetics. I am no pug expert at all, actually my breeding experience is in reptiles but my friends just had some beautiful pug babies and i am doing to research on them and thinking about accepting their offer to give me a pug. any way i am a biologist and have experience in breeding for color and patterns so here goes.  black pure = BB; fawn pure = ff, (called homozygous), black/fawn mix Bf (called heterozygous) and that would make for a black dog.  so mix a homozygous black X homozygous fawn, you would get all black.  get it?  so a ffXff get all fawn.  Mix BfXBf get 1BB,2Bf,1ff. Mix BfXff you get two of each (2Bf,2ff), sorry if that was hard to follow but on a very simple level thats how it might work.  Now i saw a comment about degrees of light/dark also, once again i dont know pug genetics so this is another guess. if they do show degrees of darkness based on parental traits that would leave me to think that their might possibly be a co-dominant gene for color which gets very hard to explain with out diagrams.  And sometimes their are linked traits, like in humans where male, and baldness come as a package for some people, in reptiles i know this can lead to some pretty amazing color varieties.  I know my friends have a black pug, and a fawn, and got 6 fawn babies, which assuming that the black pug is Bf, statistically should give them a one to one ratio , or 3 black, 3 fawn puppies which is their best odds for even having fawns, if their pug is BB then they would have no fawns, according to past posts, so im questioning the dominance of the black color trait.  someone that knows more about pug genetics might be able to answer this further, but it sounds to me that there is more than just simple Mendel/punnet square genetics going on here.

 

Answer by smart pug dood
Submitted on 11/1/2006
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well genetically speaking

9+9=9-9x56x69-821

so pugs can be many different things like yorkie pug and the unofficial 989 pug.  so a black 989 pug and a white 989 pugs puppy will be orange because i don't know why. pugs are just like this.

add up all the letters in the 989 pugs color and then you will have the answer.

black+white=10

10= orange

so there you go! i had 20 pugs in my house, so i know what to to after 10 days of HARD work. hybrid black is a dominant gene. remember that now ok!

oh i forgot to mention why 10= orange

its very simple in fact:

45-59+343+[color of dog]-[what its name is]+56%= color of the puggy

yeah puggy's rock.. the official name of pug is now puggys from october 2006

remember my formulas!

 

Answer by Otto's mommy
Submitted on 11/11/2006
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I have a pregnant female and I was wondering, when the pups are born, how long until the father should be introduced to them? Also, if you are not sure of how many pups she's having, is there any way to know if she has finished whelping? I'd hate to think she was done and have some sort of complication? Thanks

 

Answer by hello
Submitted on 11/15/2006
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your on crack gin! my blue eyed husband and myself also blue eyed) have one blue eyed and one brown eyed girl. It is in their genology then it is possible.

 

Answer by nib
Submitted on 11/25/2006
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I'm afraid my male pug might have gotten his sister pregnant.  Can't tell yet.  I was very careful...I thought.

nib

 

Answer by Bella's Family
Submitted on 11/28/2006
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Hello We have a one year old female purebred pug named Bella.  She is pregnant after her 2nd heat cycle.  We are brand new to the wholle breeding thing.  We wanted to do it for our four children, to show them the miracle of life and for Christmas and stuff like that.  Bella is due in 2 weeks and I have been researching as much as I can to find out info so I can do the best to help her.  Bella is about 15 pounds and is a skinny pug, never has been much of a eater, I'm not positive actually she's pregnant, just think so cause her nipples are all sticking way out and private area is swollen huge, she has gained some weight.  Are there any sights that show pics of the birthing process?  How many babies should we expect for the first time?  Also what is the going rate for a AKC Purebred Pug Puppy? We dont know how much to charge.  Thanks for any info.  Also if we were to keep one puppy, should we keep a female, if we are wanting to have a safe responsible little family breeding buisness?  Dont get me wrong we love our pug so much and are not money hungry people.
THanks

 

Answer by jewelz
Submitted on 1/13/2007
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do dogs have to be "stuck" together for the female to get pregnant? If so how long are they stuck together?

 

Answer by pug granny
Submitted on 1/15/2007
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Pug lover...
Dont be judgemental about someone having pugs and breeding them and asking questions...how dare you!!!  ALL breeders of ALL dogs started out just that way.  You wont have any knowledge of anything unless you ask.  I agree with what you say about puppymills,etc..that is soo cruel!!!  But we ask questions because we do love our pugs!!!  Chill out~

 

Answer by googoo
Submitted on 1/22/2007
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Answer by parker
Submitted on 1/22/2007
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iv had my pug 3 months,i love her she follows me everywere shes 3 years old)
somebody i new got here just to make money out of her!kept here in a wet old garage with rotweilers,
when i saw here i just wanted to take her with me i diddnt like the way she was treated at all
i paid(1000) for her didnt care if that was dear just wanted to give her a good life)
AS IM TYPING THIS SHES LED ON THE BED
SNORING LIKE MAD(AS THEY DO)
SHES A PURE BRED WITH ALL THE PAPERS WITH LOADS OF CHAMPION BLOODLINES...
((I DONT WANT TO MAKE MONEY OUT OF HER))
((SHE HAS NEVER HAD PUPS BEFORE-I DONT KNOW WHY?))
BUT I DO WANT PUPS!
I WOULD KEEP ALL THE FEMALES!
AND THAT WOULD BE THAT!
COULD SOMEONE GIVE ME TIPS ON WHAT SIGNS I SHOULD FIND OR LOOK FOR,
DO ALL PUGS BLEED?
WHY HASNT NO ONE BRED HER BEFORE?

 

Answer by sammy
Submitted on 1/30/2007
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i have a pug x cavalier and i love her to death. she has been mated with another pugalier.Has anyone had any tragedies whith whelping. she is a very healthy dog and she is almost three weeks on. i am so nervous about making sure everything goes right. are there any do's dont's that not many people know about.

 

Answer by please!
Submitted on 2/8/2007
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this answer is for "pug Lover"  I know that it is hard to think of what happens to animals when they are bought from a pet store, where did they come from? in what condition, what about the dogs parents? did they get love and the right nutrition before whelping age?  These are all hard questions and most of the time you do not want to know the answers.  I am not an experienced pug breeder.  I love my dogs and I would love to give families the opportunity to own a pug that DID NOT COME FROM THE PET STORE>  who came from a loving home.  I am so tired of breeders giving people like me the third degree... WE ARE NOT EXPLOITING OUR DOGS FOR MONEY!!!!!  we made a pretty hefty investment  (my female costing me 2500.oo in hawaii)  and I do want to breed her with my male.  BUT OVERALL IT IS NOT anyones place to criticize others about breeding.  If AKC certifies your pet, you pay the fees and go by guidelines and treat your dogs with love and respect and care for their health, then what the hell is the problem??? If you are on a high horse about dogs rights and where they come from and genetics you should have looked on the internet and asked questions just as these people are before you bough your dog from a pet store.  It is common knowledge that these petstore dogs are born in puppy factories.  These pug owners are trying to do their dogs right by getting advice.  NOT THE THIRD DEGREE... I hate it... please stop!  Your dog sounds like it had a rough start, but now its fine and healthy and happy.  Give these amateur breeders the chance to do the right thing.  Make wonderful dogs available to people so that they are not further funding the pet stores and the puppy mills.

thanks  

 

Answer by Shawn Gruda
Submitted on 3/1/2007
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just to let you know two brown eyes parents can have a child with blue or green eyes.  who ever told you that they can't is a dee da dee my parents have brown eyes and i have green and a fawn pug can have a black pug if a black pug was in there gean if there was one in there history with in 16 generations after that it is gone but it can happen and every breader is in it for the money if you weren't you would give the puppies away and not sell them for money!  let me guess you just want to share the love of a pug to someone else right?  no they go for $300-$600 a piece and with a litter of 3-10 if you can go for it i have pugs and i am breeding them.  now i love my pugs and would never want to hurt them but when a woman gets preg. and has a baby the baby takes away from its mother too so are you saying that we should all get fixed and not have children?  it sounds dumb!  you people should think about what you are going to say before you say it it only makes you look dumb!

 

Answer by Shawn Gruda
Submitted on 3/1/2007
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just to let you know two brown eyes parents can have a child with blue or green eyes.  who ever told you that they can't is a dee da dee my parents have brown eyes and i have green and a fawn pug can have a black pug if a black pug was in there jean if there was one in there history with in 16 generations after that it is gone but it can happen and every breeder is in it for the money if you weren't you would give the puppies away and not sell them for money!  let me guess you just want to share the love of a pug to someone esle right?  no they go for $300-$600 a piece and with a litter of 3-10 if you can go for it i have pugs and i am breeding them.  now i love my pugs and would never want to hurt them but when a woman gets preg. and has a baby the baby takes away from its mother too so are you saying that we should all get fixed adn not have children?  it sounds dumb!  you people should think about what you are going to say before you say it it only makes you look dumb!

 

Answer by Josh
Submitted on 3/2/2007
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My pug female just gave birth last night (3/1) to 10 pups, 1 was still born but other than that all are healthy and yipping furiously.  We had 3 male and 7 female pups, all fawn colored even though the dad is pure black and the mom came from a mother that was all black.  3 of the pups are exceptionally large when compared to the others, almost bordering on being double the size.  The runt pup however is by far the most active and is already becoming a bit of a handful as she won't let go of the mother for anything!
My pug is just barely 2 years old and to be honest I still think she was pretty young to have pups.  She did however have very good instincts as far as birthing the pups and within 15 seconds of each being born she had the cords chewed off and the pup mostly cleaned off.  The still born pup she didn't even attempt to lick as I believe she already knew it to be a lost cause.  The only help that I provided during the whole birthing was to move the already cleaned pups out from under the mother so that she would not step on them as she was quite restless.
As far as C sections go I doubt a healthy pug should need one.  I work with someone whose spouse has been a vet for 15 years and has worked with many pugs.  This vet stated that most pugs are far hardier than most people will give them credit for.  He then went on to state that if the contractions of the mother are 10 seconds apart and last for more than 15 minutes with no discharge or birth, that we should call him immediately and bring the mother in.  We were also concerned that the mother would not be able to chew through the cord and his suggestion was to have a pair of sharp scissors and a roll of unflavored dental floss handy.  He said that after about a half minute if the sack over the pup has not been broken open to help with opening the sack, then allow the mother about 2 minutes to try to take care of the cord on her own after that tie the cord a fingers width away from the pup with the dental floss and cut the cord.  Then immediately give the pup back to the mother as she will clean it and is by far the best at getting the pup to start moving around.
We did find that during the pregnancy the mother seemed to really enjoy having some ice cubes to lick or chew on.  These seemed to calm her down quite a bit.
I hope that this information helps.

 

Answer by ker
Submitted on 3/2/2007
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Up to 7

 

Answer by mrs. rojas
Submitted on 3/12/2007
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i have a pug who just had 1 puppy and she eat the head off i couldnt believe it!is this normal? shes 1yr 8mo?

 

Answer by ms. mable
Submitted on 3/17/2007
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I was wondering if the male pug is only 8 months old, can  he concieve pups?

 

Answer by Lucy
Submitted on 3/18/2007
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Ok i have a few things to say about all the things i have read here.
ok i have been debating for the past three weeks on weather to breed my pug Lucy.
I am aware of the needy dogs out there.
And i know everything i am getting into, i know about the gestation period, i know how to get a pup breathing, i know everything i need to know.
I have gone over this in my head for three weeks and it wont get off my mind.
I love my pug dearly and for no reason on earth will i fix her now, it is too late for that, and I'm not going to do it she is almost three.
I have heard stories of how owners of loved pugs bringing there pug to the vet to get fixed and return home never seeing the pug again because the dog died under anesthesia.
And I'm not going to take that risk no way.

If the owner decides to fix their dog omg great, but its up to the owner.
its because of people like those protesters up there that people loose the loved pugs by thinking they are doing the right thing.

I'm not saying that breeding your pug 2 million times is right because that is the worst thing you can do.
I'm saying for people that do not want to get there dog fixed but also may not want to breed, let your dog breed once, just once.
Its healthy, trust me one littler for an unfixed dog is healthy!!
Don't turn your dog into a breeding machine or a factory NO!!!
Just let the dog breed once.
I had a dog named sandy a pug, and my aunt lived with us who had a baby earlier the dog went frantic and tried to care for remote controllers, she started to produce milk even though she wasn't pregnant.
The vet said it would be healthy to breed her once, so we did and she never had that drive again!!!
So don't listen to these uneducated people.
Do what you desire, but don't over board with it. please don't cause i know you love your dog as i do.
For me one litter will be efficient.
After that they are separate and thats it!!!
oxoxoxoxxooxoxox
to every1!!!!

 

Answer by PUGROCK
Submitted on 3/26/2007
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This is response to Pug Mama and Pug Lover:
I have raised pugs for several years and must say that I have clean adequate kennels with excellent vet care and very nutritious dogs. Offense is taking with your uneducated opinion on kennels when you have only looked at the bad. Understood that you have seen a website that is informative of what is believed to be the dogs best well-being. There are people who take very good care of their dogs and kennels as a whole. Nothing comes before my dog's health which are not bred to death and are regulated so they may have one litter every two years! The natural cycle of life is to reproduce that is what makes them living by definition. It is the statements that most dogs shouldn't reproduce, that makes me think of a k9 Hitler. If maintained properly kennels can spread the love of pugs with a more widespread spectrum. It is also absurd to assume that asking opinions and questions is a bad idea! Do you ask the opinion of different people or professionals on growing plants or consult with someone when having children? Understood your concern for abused animals, but there are people who take care of their pets as well. Regardless of some bad kennels, not doing business with a pet-store because of dangerous travel situations is the same as not doing business from a grocery store because of how chickens are processed.It is not your place to decide who or how people should breed with their dogs, but you are entitled to you opinion and do agree that their is ignorance that is harmful to the animals that I have come to love. Again asking questions and seeking information is a great idea contrary of your beliefs. It is also a great start! I must say my dogs are treated better than most people and usually taken better care of most people so maybe you should put that on your next soapbox agenda and feed the hungry.http://www.peteducation.com/article.cfm?cls=2&cat=1569&articleid=231

 

Answer by krissie
Submitted on 4/2/2007
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hi my little angel is nearly 15 months old now could anyone help me she hasnt come into season yet could anyone tell me is this normal thanks

 

Answer by Is Pug Lover wrong?
Submitted on 4/10/2007
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I think pug lover is a little bit agressive. Would you rather have us ask questions and deliver the puppies the right way, or would you rather us all not ask questions and deliver the puppies the wrong way? I think the answer is pretty obvious. Thanks and I hope everybody breeding pugs has a good understanding of what they are doing. Good luck and God Bless!!!

 

Answer by ???
Submitted on 4/29/2007
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how long does it take for puppies to be born???

 

Answer by camren
Submitted on 5/5/2007
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my pug had seven litters!

 

Answer by big mamma
Submitted on 5/8/2007
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i have a westie

 

Answer by Cuddles
Submitted on 5/14/2007
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Im not 2 sure if any1 is gonna read this.. looks like no1 has been in hear 4 a while.. but 2 day this mornin my female pug Smashy had her first lot of pups I was so proud of her.. She had 5 beautifull babies and I hope soon that I can have her spayed as I feel it is wrong 2 let her have more than 1 litter.. She insisted on me sittin with her durin the whole process I was only 2 happy 2 she would push up against me for support, I helped her open the bags and cut the cords, and im helpin her feed the pups.. what im curious 2 knw is when can other ppl start handling the pups like my mum is dyin 2 look at them from close.. and has any1 got any suggestions on whats the best thing 2 give Smashy 2 build up her weight and strength again..

 

Answer by pug lover
Submitted on 5/25/2007
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In response to gin. Two blue eyed parents can give birth to a brown eyed child. Both of my parents have blue eyes and so do my 3 brother's and sister's, yet my twin and I have brown eyes. The only person in my family with brown eyes is my great great grand mother and now my twin brother and me. Saying that, I have 3 pugs, 2 males (1 fawn 1 apricot) and one female fawn. I have breed my fawn's together 2 times and my first litter of 5, 3 were black pugs. My 2nd litter of 6, 2 were black. Neither of there parents were black pugs, but they both had a grand-parent that was black.

 

Answer by crystal/ jager
Submitted on 6/5/2007
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How early can you breed a male pug?? Do they need to wait until a certain age?

 

Answer by piglet
Submitted on 6/11/2007
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I have a pug at home and her and my other dog had just breded she acts very lazy and doesn't want to move her boobs are getting bigger and she is not that active and her stomach is getting big as the weeks go by what do you guys think about it

 

Answer by Cathy G.
Submitted on 6/19/2007
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I think dogs will have 5-10 pups if you think I'm right or if you don't then I don't mind my dog is cute,gentle, and friendly hope yours is too!!!

 

Answer by hehehehe
Submitted on 6/23/2007
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I don't know
about this but I'm bored so im writing..

 

Answer by spidersmommy
Submitted on 7/15/2007
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My mom's two fawn pugs just had a black puppy in their litter????

 

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