Baby Pugs are delicate at birth. They are born deaf, blind, toothless, and unable to move on their own. This implies a lot of care from their mother and breeder for the first 7 weeks before the caring role is passed on to the owner at 8 weeks.
A Husky Pug is a cross between the Siberian Husky and the Pug. Like other hybrids, the Husky Pug gets a little bit from both parent breeds. Huskies are energetic, intelligent, and loyal while Pugs are easy going and friendly. The Husky Pug mix combines the best of the energetic Husky breed and the goofy character of the loveable Pug.
Mini pugs, also called miniature pugs or chugs, are a cross between pugs and Chihuahuas or by breeding two very small pugs together, typically the runts of the litter. The first method is preferred, as serious health problems can come from breeding two runts.
So what is a Boston Terrier Pug? The Boston Terrier Pug is the result of crossbreeding between a Boston Terrier and a Pug. Other names of this pooch include the Bugg and Pugin. The Bugg is adorable, intelligent, energetic, affectionate and loves to have fun – it’s the best of both breeds.
A Puggle is a hybrid resulting from cross-breeding a Pug and a Beagle. Puggles are small to medium dogs with a lifespan of between 12 and 14 years with short double coats. Puggles have coat colors ranging from tan to black and have sociable, affectionate, and stubborn temperaments.
A Pugapoo, also fondly known as a Pugpoo, Pugoodle, or Pugadoodle, combines the traits and personalities of a Pug and a Poodle. The Pugapoo grows about 12 to 15 inches tall and weighs no more than 30 lbs. Its hair will vary between short and smooth or long and curly, depending on the dominant parent. This sociable, active doggie will dawn the color of fawn, tan, black, grey, white, or cream. It will also be short-snouted if the Pug is the dominant parent.
Pugs can live for 12 to 15 years. However, the majority of them do not make it past their 11th birthday. This is because they are generally very sickly dogs. Most of the illnesses that plague their lives are associated with their brachycephalic facial structure. This could lead to all sorts of complications from injuries and difficulty controlling temperature to obstructed breathing.
A retro Pug is a mixed pug breed obtained from breeding between a standard purebred Pug and a Jack Russell Terrier. The resulting mixed dog resembles the Pug in a lot of ways including the short, stocky build, round head, and skin folds. However, they almost always take after the Terrier’s longer snout, therefore, eliminating most health issues associated with brachycephaly.