Hybrid Breed

Pug + Shar Pei


Pug and Shar-Pei mix - a hybrid breed.

This mixed breed is the best of both worlds! The Pug-Shar Pei mix is a fun-loving and affectionate dog that gets along well with children and other pets. They are an active breed that loves to play and needs lots of exercise, but also enjoys cuddling on the couch with their family.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

This hybrid breed is a mix of Pug and Shar Pei and usually weighs between 9-13 kg. Their body measurements are usually 46 cm in length and 36 cm in height. This breed has a wrinkled face with a short muzzle, and their body is compact and muscular. They have a dense double coat that comes in different colors such as black, fawn, cream and silver.

Alternate Name -
Origin China
Life expectancy 9 - 15 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level low - average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of Pug and Shar Pei mix - Such is probably its nature.

The Pug and Shar Pei mix, also known as the Shar Pei Pug, is a hybrid dog breed that is a cross between a Shar Pei and a Pug. This mixed breed has the best of both worlds in it and is a small to medium sized dog with wrinkled fur and lots of personality.

Shar Pei Pugs are loyal and loving dogs that make excellent companions. They are alert and make good watchdogs. Although they can be independent, they need human companionship and love to be around their humans.

Shar-Pei Pugs are intelligent and are easy to train. They learn quickly and respond well to training methods that use positive reinforcement.

This mixed breed has a moderate activity level and does well with a moderate amount of exercise. A short daily walk or some playtime in the yard will suffice. However, they should not be exercised in hot weather as they are prone to heat stroke.

The Shar Pei Pug mix is generally a healthy breed with an average life expectancy of 12-15 years. However, they can be prone to some health problems such as Shar-Pei fever, patellar luxation, and allergies.

The Shar Pei Pug is the perfect breed for anyone looking for a small to medium sized dog with lots of personality. They make great companions and are relatively easy to train. Although they require special care due to their wrinkled coat, they are a healthy breed overall.

What diseases can occur in pug and shar-pei mix.

The Pug-Shar-Pei mix is a unique and relatively new mixed breed that is becoming increasingly popular due to its interesting appearance and pleasant temperament. This mix does have some potential health issues to be aware of, but in general they are a healthy and hardy breed.

One of the most common health problems in Pug-Shar-Pei mixes is entropion, a condition in which the eyelids roll inward, causing the eyelashes to rub against the eye and cause irritation. This condition can be very painful for dogs and eventually lead to blindness if not corrected. Surgery is usually required to correct entropion, and it is important that it is caught early.

Another health problem that is relatively common in Pug-Shar-Pei mixes is epilepsy. While epilepsy can be controlled with medication, it is still a serious condition that can lead to seizures. These seizures can be very frightening for both the dog and its owners, and occasionally result in injury.

Pug-Shar-Pei mix breed has short, smooth coat of light tan color. The most distinctive feature of this breed is the large wrinkles on the face and body.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Tilt-ear - Triangle
Tail stubby - rolled up
Anatomy massive, square, hefty, massive, square, hefty
Size ♀ 22 - 51 cm
Weight ♀ 6 - 25 kg
Size ♂ 25 - 51 cm
Weight ♂ 6 - 30 kg
Suitable For -
  • 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.

  • Denture malocclusions

    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.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Heart disease

    Can occur frequently in dogs and can sometimes be treated with medication.

  • Breathing problems

    Dogs with shortened muzzles can often experience respiratory problems.

  • Skin inflammations

    Can be hereditary in certain breeds.

  • Amyloidosis

    Amyloidosis refers to a group of diseases that share a common feature: the pathological abnormal deposition of a fibrous protein called amyloid in various tissues of the body. Several organs are often involved.

  • A Shar-Pei-Pug mix is a cross between a Shar-Pei and a Pug. This mix may inherit the wrinkled skin and short muzzle of the Shar-Pei, but typically has the small, compact build of the Pug.

  • A Shar-Pei Pug mix usually weighs between 9-13 kg. As a rule, they are about 46 cm high.

  • Shar-Pei Pugs need daily exercise and grooming that includes regular brushing and cleaning of their folds.

  • Shar-Pei Pugs are prone to health problems such as hip dysplasia, patellar luxation, and eye diseases such as entropion and distichiasis.

  • Shar-Pei Pugs are good with children if they are raised with them from a young age. They may try to assert themselves as pack leaders, so early socialization and training is important.

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