Pom-A-Pug:Pug and Pomeranian Mix
Facts & Origin
Pomeranian and Pug mix - a hybrid breed
The mixed breed Pomeranian and Pug is a perfect combination of two popular dogs. The Pomeranian is a small, intelligent dog with a thick coat, while the Pug is a loyal, loving companion. This mix results in a dog that is energetic and playful, but also affectionate and loving.
|Origin||China / Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 16 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Pomeranian and Pug mix - Such is probably his nature.
A Pomeranian and Pug mix, also called a Pom-A-Pug, is a hybrid dog that is a cross between a Pomeranian and a Pug. This mix originated in the United States and is still relatively rare. The Pom-A-Pug has many of the wonderful characteristics of its parents, but it also has its own unique personality traits and physical characteristics.
Pom-A-Pugs are intelligent, loving and playful dogs. They are ideal companions for families with older children. They get along well with other dogs and cats, but may try to chase smaller animals. Pom-A-Pugs are active dogs and need daily exercise, but they are just as happy for a leisurely walk around the block as they are for a hike. They are also good watchdogs and will bark to alert their family to strangers.
Pom-A-Pugs are generally healthy dogs, but like all breeds, they are prone to certain health disorders. These include patellar luxation, hip dysplasia, von Willebrand disease and epilepsy. Be sure to talk to your veterinarian about the best way to keep your Pom-A-Pug healthy and happy.
As far as grooming goes, the Pom-A-Pug is a low-maintenance breed. Their short coat only needs to be brushed a few times a week to remove dead hair and keep it in its best condition. They should also be bathed as needed, but excessive bathing can strip the natural oils from their skin and coat.
If you're looking for a loving, playful, and low-maintenance companion dog, the Pom-A-Pug could be the perfect breed for you!
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Pomeranian and Pug Mix.
Dogs of the Pomeranian and Pug mix breed are known to suffer from a number of health problems. Some of the most common include patellar luxation, tracheal collapse, and pug encephalitis.
Patellar luxation is a condition in which the kneecap (patella) slides out of position. This condition can be painful and may require surgery to correct.
Tracheal collapse is a condition in which the trachea collapses. This can make it difficult for the dog to breathe and may require treatment with a respirator.
Pug encephalitis is a serious condition that causes inflammation of the brain. This disease can be fatal and there is no cure.
What does this mixed breed look like?
Pomeranian-Pug mix breed has soft and dense fur. The color of the coat can be anything from black to brown to white.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
The Pomeranian-Pug mix breed typically has a small, compact body with short legs. The head is round and the muzzle is short. The ears are small and pointed. The eyes are round and black. The coat is thick and dense and can be either straight or curly. The coat is typically brown, black or silver. Pomeranian Pug mixes typically weigh between 2 and 4 kg and measure between 25 and 30 cm at the shoulder.
|Fur length||short - long|
|Ear shape||Tilt-ear - Standing Ears|
|Tail||stubby - rolled up|
|Anatomy||massive, square, hefty, slim|
|Size ♀||12 - 25 cm|
|Weight ♀||2 - 8 kg|
|Size ♂||17 - 30 cm|
|Weight ♂||2 - 8 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Children, Seniors|
Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.
Malocclusions of the dentition often occur in dogs with short muzzles.
Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
The hip dysplasia or hip joint dysplasia of the dog (HD) is a maldevelopment of the hip joint.
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!
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Patellar luxation is the term used to describe a displacement of the kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs.
Often occurs in old age.
Yes, a Pomeranian and Pug mix can make a great pet. They are usually friendly and outgoing and make great guard dogs.
Health problems that can occur in a Pomeranian Pug mix include eye problems such as progressive retinal atrophy and respiratory problems such as brachycephalic syndrome.
A Pomeranian-Pug mix needs moderate exercise. You should take them for a walk every day, and they also like to play catch and other active games.
The average life expectancy of a Pug-Pomeranian mix is 12-15 years.
Pomeranian and Pug mixes generally get along well with other dogs. They may try to dominate smaller dogs, but usually get along well with dogs of all sizes.
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