Quick Answer: Are Pugs Expensive To Keep?

Are pugs high maintenance?

In short, pugs can be high-maintenance canines.

Get familiar with their health issues and research their breeder before you adopt Fido.


Any dog needs your time and attention to be a happy pet, but many pugs require more face time than other dogs.

Do pugs cost a lot?

A well-bred Pug, one that is destined to become a show champion can cost you anywhere from $1,500 – $2,000. The costs of the Pug will vary from many factors, such as the quality of the dog’s pedigree, where you purchase the dog, and the different health tests that the breeder has performed on the parents.

How much does it cost to fix a pug?

So, the price can range from $300 to $600 USD. There are low-cost public services usually connected to animal shelters and rescue organizations that may offer spaying at reduced prices somewhere in the range of $200 for spaying Pugs (dogs under the 30 or 50 lb.

How do you maintain a pug?

Brush your pug 1 to 2 times a week.

Pugs shed, there is no way to avoid it. You can help keep their coat healthy by brushing them once or twice a week with a slicker brush or a specialty shedding brush. Brushing your pug regularly will also help keep their hair off of everything you own.