The Prince Mark

The ancient Chinese, it’s said, were always looking for patterns around them that resembled Chinese characters (technically referred to as  logograms). They believed that every color and every marking crystallized a superstitious thought, and this included the conformation of their dogs. The wrinkled forehead of the Pug obliged beautifully with its pug,prince's mark, dogs, purebred dogsymmetrical markings known as “the Prince Mark, ” three horizontal wrinkles crossed by a vertical bar on the dog’s forehead.  It was felt that the mark resembled the Chinese character for “Prince, “and was highly valued.




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