Why now? Why display her on an author blog with a Sword and Sorcery focus?
Because I am not the only one who has loves pugs and Sword & Sorcery! In fact, Dark Horse Comics must think any entire market of us exists, and we are worthy of our own comic! They just released an announcement (below). But the comic won't be available until this Summer... so all you Pug/S&S fans you'll have to be content checking out the below links.
Check out the Battlepug.com website for excerpts!
...and here is the Dark Horse Comics Press Release! (copied below)