Pug dog breed, fawn colour. This dog breed originated in China around 2500 years ago.

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Pug dog breed, fawn colour. This dog breed originated in China around 2500 years ago.
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DNA evidence shows that the divergence of dogs from the grey wolf occurred in East Asia around 15,000 years ago. The pug is good example of how far human breeding programs can diverge from the original animal.