Pug lovers have their set of vocabulary to describe their pugs and the various behaviour that they exhibit. Recently I got an email from Ken (do not know the surname) who not only pointed out a typo on one of posts but also sent me this vocabulary list to share on our site. Thanks Ken!
Pug-buddie – the pug that follows you around, watching and helping with whatever you do.
Pug-bully – constantly taking the toys away from the other pug to horde – even if not playing with them.
Pug-fort – when sitting with a blanket and your pug lays under your blanket at your feet.
Pug-hug -*rare* when a pug leans in to your chest, as if to hug you.
Pug-king – driving in the car and barking at walkers, joggers and other cars you pass, as if to brag about their higher royal status.
Pug-noodle – At the end of a busy day when your pug is so tired that they can be poured into bed. Also referred to a “pug-tato” or “pug-lump”
Pug-o-scope – standing on hind legs and stretching to get eyes over top of table.
Pug-princess-and-the-pea – when your pug crushes down the throw pillows on the couch to make the couch more cushy and comfortable.
Pug-ranha – Puppies. (Need I say more?) The wild gnashing of teeth when they get excited and mean to lick you but bite instead.
Pug-sicle -Any amount of time outside in the wintertime.
Pug-topia – A favorite place or spot for a pug.
Pug-tough – the toughness of a big dog in a small package. aka “multum in parvo”
Pug-zilla – when your pug crashes across your block village, game board or news paper to visit you.
Speed-Pug – the wild racing around the house or yard where your pug moves so fast that the tail cannot stay curled on their butt.
Teddy-pug – the pug that sleeps curled up in your arms in bed.
Water-Pug – The running and playing in the lake or pool (as long as you are in with them) and possibly swimming. (Life Jacket may be required.)