Seasonal Hazards for Pugs

Temptation will be indoors and out, so please be vigilant and know what to avoid, or to prepare for, to enjoy the various times of the year, safely:

Temperatures have started to drop, so here are some tips to keeping your pugs comfortable and warm:

It’s Getting Cold Outside!! | The Pug Dog Welfare & Rescue Association (

Plus, here’s a good guide when considering conditions for your dog’s walks:

During the Festive Season, please make sure everyone including visitors, are aware of the temptations and potentially serious hazards around your pugs. Please see
Food & Festive Hazards for your dogs! | The Pug Dog Welfare & Rescue Association (

The leaves are falling and here are some typical Autumn hazards to be vigilant about:

Other useful advice can be found at:
Poisons in your garden | Dog health | Kennel Club (
Are acorns bad for dogs?| The Kennel Club
Pet Care in Autumn – PDSA

It’s soon the season for fireworks, so here’s a reminder of tips to keep our pugs safe and comfortable through it. Some of us may have new pugs in our homes so it will be the first time experiencing how it impacts them which you can prepare for:
Fireworks & Precautions for pet safety & comfort! | The Pug Dog Welfare & Rescue Association (

We had our wettest July on record, so like wet spring months it means there’s an abundance of slugs and snails around. They have the potential to carry, and spread, the dangerous lungworm parasite. 

If you’re walking your dog or holidaying in new, particularly grassy areas, you may want to be extra vigilant regarding ticks. They can be present ALL YEAR ROUND so are not just a warm-weather hazard.

Ticks, hazardous all year round! | The Pug Dog Welfare & Rescue Association (

During the Covid pandemic especially, and at various other times when daily patterns change significantly for our dogs, such as rehoming, here’s some advice on dealing with separation anxiety:

Other pug health articles can be found at:

Pug Health & Wellbeing


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