Facts & Origin
Origin and history of the Corgi Pug
The Corgi Pug, also known as the "Corgi and Pug Mix," is a charming blend of the Welsh Corgi and the Pug. This unique combination of two popular breeds gives the Corgi Pug a special character and a distinctive look. In this fact sheet, you will learn more about the origin, history, suitability, health as well as care of this charming mixed breed.
TheCorgi Pug was created by crossing the Welsh Corgi and the Pug. Both breeds have an interesting history and a large following. The Welsh Corgi originated in Wales and was once a herding dog, while the Pug originated in China and is popular as a companion dog. The combination of these breeds makes for a lovable and unique dog.
Suitability and Use
The Corgi Pug is well suited for people looking for a charming and adaptable companion dog. They fit well in apartments or homes with a small to medium sized yard. The Corgi Pug is known for its affectionate nature and can adapt well to a variety of living conditions.
|Origin||England - China|
|Life expectancy||12 - 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 of the Cardigan Pembroke Corgi
Character Traits The Corgi Pug is likely to have the following character traits:
- Lovable and sociable: Corgi Pugs are often friendly, playful, and enjoy the company of their family and other pets.
- Intelligent and teachable: they inherit the intelligence of both parent breeds and are usually easily trainable.
- Adaptable and family oriented: Corgi Pugs adapt well to different life situations and often make good companions for singles, couples or families.
Overall, the Corgi Pug is a lovable and sociable mixed breed dog that combines the best traits of the Welsh Corgi and the Pug. With its charming appearance and friendly nature, it makes a wonderful companion for dog lovers of all ages.
Health and care
As with any dog breed, certain health problems can occur with the Corgi Pug. Possible health problems include eye problems, respiratory problems, and joint disorders. Regular veterinary examinations are important to detect potential problems early.
Grooming the Corgi Pug requires regular brushing to keep the coat healthy and free of tangles. Cleaning the skin folds on the face and cleaning the ears regularly are also important to prevent infections.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The Corgi Pug usually has a mixture of characteristics from both parent breeds. It is a small to medium sized dog with a compact build, short legs and a plump body. The coat can vary and may have characteristics of the Corgi with its dense, medium length coat or the Pug with its short haired and smooth coat. The colors can also vary and range from brown, black, fawn to different color variations.
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.
Since Corgi and Pugs are both prone to respiratory problems, premature lens loosening, patellar luxation and tartar, Corgi Pugs are also at a higher risk of developing these health problems.
They are usually very intelligent, bright and fond of children. They are also usually very playful and tend to be a bit stubborn.
This mixed breed dog is usually small, with an expected size of 10 to 14 inches shoulder height.
Corgi-Pug mixes need at least a half hour per day of activity. It is important to keep the dog sufficiently exercised and busy to avoid behavior problems.
Since the coat of the mongrel is usually dense, it must be brushed regularly to avoid tangles and hairballs. The ears must also be cleaned regularly and the nails trimmed to prevent foot problems.