Pug

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Pug

a small (14-18 lb), cobby dog with a large rounded head, prominent eyes, very short nose, and large, deep wrinkles on the forehead and face. The small ears fold over, the tail is curled over the back, and the coat is fine and very short in black, silver, apricot or fawn with a black mask. Called also Mopshond. The breed is predisposed to pigmentary keratitis and proptosis.
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Given that a pug dog would not usually be considered beautiful, the reader must infer that Pug's ascribed value (both the initial purchase price and the cost of his upkeep) is what attracts Lady Bertram to her dog.
English potters were always quick to respond to any new trend and the marvellous Chelsea factory produced a portrait of William Hogarth's famous pug dog 'Trump', again made in porcelain.
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She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Berlin, and enjoyed her pug dogs.