How small is one of Britain’s smallest pug? Four inches high and weighs 1 lb 4 ounces, Pip the pug can fit a gravy boat.
Passers-by think that this little cutie is a toy. She is half the size of her sister at 4 months old. Although she may be small in size, Pip has a big personality. Have you seen a dog as small as Pip?
Is this Britain’s smallest dog?
Joanne started breeding pugs and when Pip was born she was shocked to see how tiny she is.
Owner Joanne Astley usually brings the little pug around in her handbag. People just can’t believe how small she is.
They would often gawk at her. According to the vet, Pip has a cleft palette but everything else is perfectly good.
‘She must be Britain’s smallest pug – if not the smallest pug in the world,’ said owner Joanne Astley, from Dudley, West Midlands.
‘People stop and stare – they can’t believe she’s real, they all think she’s a toy.
Joanne added: ‘If I want to take her out, I have to pick her up and put her in my handbag.’
The runt of the litter, is just half the size of her sister Poppy and is unlikely to grow much more.
‘We love our little Pip so much – I thought she was going to grow up quickly, but she’s stayed so little.
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