Is the Pug AKC registered?

They are the breed standard. However, a non-fawn or black pug can still be AKC registered – they will just not be allowed in the show ring. Silver-fawn, apricot, and even rare and controversial colors like brindle, can be registered with the AKC and listed as an alternate color.

Does AKC recognize white pugs?

What colors do Pugs come in? While many colors such as Blue, Chocolate, and White are available as well as patterns such as Merle, Brindle, and Pied, the AKC only recognizes two colors for the show ring: Fawn and Black. Many variations exist in the Fawn color which can range from Light Cream to Apricot.

What should I do if I want to breed a pug?

Once your pug produces puppies, the puppies will need some place to go. To ensure that your breeding can go off without a hitch, try to line up homes for the pug puppies ahead of time. You will need to screen possible owners to ensure that they will create a good home for the pug.

When did the American Kennel Club start Pugs?

Pugs live to love and to be loved in return. Founded in 1884, the AKC is the recognized and trusted expert in breed, health and training information for dogs. AKC actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to advancing dog sports.

Can a female pug have more than one litter?

Female pugs should also not have more than four litters during her life. Pick the right male pug. If you don’t have both a female and male pug, you can find your pug a stud, or breed-ready male dog, through different sources. You can buying the services of a male pug, find another local breeder, or find an owner willing to help you out.

How many puppies does it cost to get a pug?

Keep in mind that this cost includes vaccinations, dewormings, parasite controls, and spaying/neutering. You can never be sure of how many puppies your pug will have, but make sure you have a decent number of homes, between five to seven, already lined up.