Pugapoo:Pug and Poodle Mix
Facts & Origin
Pug and Poodle Mix - a hybrid breed.
This mixed breed is the best of both worlds. The easy-going and loving personality of the Pug pairs perfectly with the intelligence and learning ability of the Poodle. This mix is sure to be a hit with the whole family.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
This Pug-Poodle mix breed has a short and compact body. It is well-proportioned with a square head. The muzzle is short and blunt with a black nose. The eyes are round and dark. The ears are small and erect. This Pug-Poodle mix breed has a double coat. The outer coat is coarse and straight, while the inner coat is soft and curly. The coat is black, silver or brown in color. The average weight of this pug-poodle mix breed is 9 kg. The average height is 30 cm.
|Origin||China / Germany|
|Life expectancy||12 - 15 years|
|Care requirements||low-maintenance - high-maintenance|
|Activity level||low - high|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of pug and poodle mix - Such is probably his nature.
There are many reasons to love pug and poodle mixes or "pugs". They are cute, they are cuddly and they are incredibly loyal to their owners. But before you get your own Pug, there are a few things you should know about this mixed breed.
Pugs are a mix of two popular breeds: the Pug and the Poodle. While Pugs are known for being loving and affectionate, they can also be stubborn and willful. Poodles, on the other hand, are known for being intelligent and easy to train. Therefore, keeping Pugs can be somewhat challenging, but they are also incredibly loyal and loving companions.
Pugs are also known for their unique appearance. They have a short, stocky body, a large head, and a wrinkled face. Pugs come in a variety of colors, but the most popular are black, fawn, and apricot.
As for their character, Pugs are usually affectionate and playful. However, they can also be stubborn and willful.
If you are considering adding a Pug to your family, there are a few things you should keep in mind. First, Pugs need a lot of attention and care. They need to be brushed daily, and their wrinkles need to be cleaned regularly to prevent infections. Second, Pugs are prone to a number of health problems, including respiratory problems, eye problems, and hip dysplasia. Therefore, Pugs need regular veterinary checkups and may require special care as they age.
Health and breeding information
What diseases can occur in Pugapoo Mix.
A Pug Poodle mix or Pugapoo is a designer dog breed that is a cross between a Pug and a Poodle. These hybrid dogs are small, have a round head, large eyes and a short muzzle. Their coats can be curly or wavy and are usually a mix of black, white, silver or apricot. Pugapoos are known for being intelligent, affectionate and loving dogs that make excellent pets. However, like all mixed breed dogs, they can inherit health problems from both of their parent breeds.
Health problems that Pugapoos can inherit include allergies, eye problems, hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, epilepsy, and Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. Allergies are the most common health problem in Pugapoos and can range from environmental allergies to food allergies. Eye problems such as cataracts, glaucoma, and cherry eye can also be inherited from either parent. Hip Dysplasia is a condition of the hip joint that can cause pain and lameness if left untreated. Patellar luxation is a condition in which the kneecap slips out of place, which can be extremely painful for dogs. Epilepsy is a neurological condition that can cause seizures, and Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a condition that affects the hip joint and can cause lameness.
What does this mixed breed look like?
A Pug-Poodle mix has a short, black coat that is smooth to the touch. The color of their coat is uniform, and they have a curly tail.
|Fur length||short - medium|
|Fur||flat coated - curly|
|Ear shape||Tilt-ear - Floppy Ear|
|Tail||stubby - lang|
|Anatomy||massive, square, hefty, slim, sporty|
|Size ♀||22 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♀||6 - 28 kg|
|Size ♂||25 - 60 cm|
|Weight ♂||6 - 28 kg|
|Suitable For||Beginner, Children, Seniors, suitable for allergy sufferers, Blind people|
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!
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Cataracts are still one of the most common causes of blindness, even in dogs.
Problems with the Patellar can be a displacement or weak kneecap, which is one of the most common causes of lameness in dogs, also because of overweight.
Progressive Retinal Atrophy (PRA)
Progressive retinal atrophy (PRA) is a slowly progressive death of the retina in dogs.
The biggest difference between a Pug and a Poodle is the size. Pugs are much smaller than Poodles, which can give the impression that they are not as strong. Poodles also have much more energy and can swim better than Pugs.
Pug and Poodle mixes are relatively low maintenance dogs. They don't need a lot of exercise and are content with short walks or play sessions. They are also good eaters and have no major dietary restrictions.
Pug and Poodle mixes are generally healthy dogs. However, like all breeds, they are prone to certain health problems. These can include eye problems, respiratory problems, and joint problems.
Pug and Poodle mixes usually have a life expectancy of 10-12 years. This is the average for most dog breeds.
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