Facts & Origin
American Pugabull (American Bulldog and Pug Mix)
The American Pugabull is a mixed breed created by crossing an American Bulldog and a Pug. Both parent breeds have a long and distinguished history. The American Bulldog is known for its strong build and fearless nature, while the Pug is loved for its compact build and loving personality. The combination of these two breeds makes for a unique and adorable four-legged friend that has captured the hearts of many dog lovers.
Suitability and attitude
American Pugabulls are well suited for families of all sizes. They are active and playful dogs that need plenty of exercise and mental stimulation to stay happy and healthy. They can adapt well to living in an apartment as long as they get enough exercise and activity. Since they like to be with their humans, they are not well suited to be left alone for long periods of time.
|Origin||USA - China|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Activity level||average - low|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits
The personality of an American Pugabull can vary greatly, depending on the characteristics they inherit from their parent breeds. In general, however, they are known for their friendliness, loyalty, and lively disposition. They love to be the center of attention and enjoy the company of their family. They are also generally good with children and other pets, although early socialization and training are important to ensure they are well behaved.
Overall, the American Pugabull is a loving and lively dog that can be a great addition to many families. With proper care, training and love, this charming mixed breed dog is sure to be a joy to own.
Care and health
As far as grooming goes, the American Pugabull requires minimal care. Their short coats require regular brushing to remove dead hair and keep the skin healthy.
Due to health issues common in both parent breeds, American Pugabulls can be prone to certain health problems, including respiratory problems, hip dysplasia, and eye disease. It is important to choose a responsible breeder who performs health testing on the parent dogs, and to ensure that the dog receives regular veterinary exams to detect and treat health problems early.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The American Pugabull is a medium-sized dog that combines the robust and muscular appearance of the American Bulldog and the compact, square profile of the Pug. He can reach a shoulder height of 30 to 50 cm and weigh between 15 and 25 kg. Its coat is short and smooth and can come in a variety of colors, including white, black, brown, beige or a combination thereof. The characteristic facial wrinkles of the Pug may also be present, as well as the distinctive muzzle of the Bulldog.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.
Shortness of breath
Difficult breathing can be recognized by the dog's rattling and sometimes accelerated breathing rate.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
The American Pugabull combines characteristics of both parents. He is a hybrid dog that combines the robust and muscular appearance of the American Bulldog and the compact, square profile of the Pug.
It can reach a shoulder height of 30 to 50 cm and weigh between 15 and 25 kg.
Their short coat needs to be brushed regularly to remove dead hair and keep the skin healthy.
The American Pugabullx is an intelligent, playful and affectionate dog. He is very affectionate and cuddly, but sometimes stubborn and escapist.
This dog needs safe and consistent training to reach his full potential. He should also be exercised physically and mentally on a daily basis to avoid undesirable behavior. He needs a home with lots of love and care.