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I’m excited to share with you some amazing pug gift ideas for the dog lover in your life.
From pug mom gifts, to pug homewares, to Christmas presents for the actual pug dog (and not their human), there’s something for everyone.
All gift ideas are by Australian creatives and are shipped domestically. Let’s get right into it!
Chubby Pug Enamel Pin
This cute enamel pin ships from Burleigh Waters in QLD.
This metal sign ships from Brisbane.
Let everyone know there’s a pug in the house with this cool doormat. Ships from Perth, WA.
This cute pug statue ships from NSW.
This adorable pug beeswax candle is handmade in Melbourne.
Gift Ideas For Your Pug Dog
If you’re looking for Christmas presents for pugs, a birthday gift, a gotcha day present, or simply a “just-because” present, below are some great options to get you inspired!
Hide and Seek Toy
Hide and seek toys are known to sharpen our dog’s natural instincts. See on Amazon.
Many furparents’ favourite type of Kong! See on Amazon.
Licking can help your dog to calm down more easily. See on Amazon.
Pugs are one of the most famous dog breeds in the world, known for their cute faces and friendly and bright mannerism.
The origin of the breed is believed to be more than 2000 years ago in the Chinese Empire. As the story goes, they bred the breed as an imperial dog out of a few dogs similar to mastiffs.
Following that, it was exclusively only the emperor’s privilege to own and touch this special breed of dog.
Presumably the dogs that were not suitable for breeding were sold to the people at a high price. And with time, that’s how the pug became a popular choice of breed for all types of people across the world.
Over time, pugs have been selectively bred to achieve the flat-faced look they have now.
Unfortunately modern pugs often suffer from breathing difficulties due to their flat snouts and tendency to gain too much weight easily.
There’s currently a breeding movement to go back to the old appearance of the breed. The breeders of the so-called ‘retro pug’ specialise in breeding the original, long-snouted pug.
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