Bugg

Bugg

The bugg originated in the United States. Because it is a hybrid, or designer, dog, it is difficult to pinpoint its exact date of origin. The breed is a cross between the Boston terrier and the pug.

Like pugs and Boston terriers, the bugg is a relatively small, stocky dog. Most buggs more closely resemble Boston terriers than pugs. If you know what a Boston looks like, picture one with slightly shorter legs and a muzzle that is more pushed in. Buggs are typically black but may be found in brindle. These dogs are a sturdy lot; don’t let the small stature fool you. If you are looking for a big dog attitude in a small dog body, this may be the breed for you.

Personality

The Bugg is typically a sweet dog with a high affection for humans. As with any mixed breed of dog, you cannot be sure if you will be getting the best or worst traits of its ancestors. In general, both pugs and Boston Terriers have a joy for life that is infectious. An ideal Bugg will be accepting of other pets, friendly towards people of all ages, and moderately trainable. Buggs tend to be rambunctious and playful, requiring an experienced owner to bring out their best qualities.

Breed Characteristics

Life Span:10-13 Years
Nicknames:The Bugg has no other known name.

Bugg Build Information

Like pugs and Boston terriers, the bugg is a relatively small, stocky dog. Most buggs more closely resemble Boston terriers than pugs. If you know what a Boston looks like, picture one with slightly shorter legs and a muzzle that is more pushed in. Buggs are typically black but may be found in brindle. These dogs are a sturdy lot; don’t let the small stature fool you. If you are looking for a big dog attitude in a small dog body, this may be the breed for you.

Size:Small

Behaviour and Personality

The Bugg is typically a sweet dog with a high affection for humans. As with any mixed breed of dog, you cannot be sure if you will be getting the best or worst traits of its ancestors. In general, both pugs and Boston Terriers have a joy for life that is infectious. An ideal Bugg will be accepting of other pets, friendly towards people of all ages, and moderately trainable. Buggs tend to be rambunctious and playful, requiring an experienced owner to bring out their best qualities.

Activity Level:Moderately Active
Affection Level:Very affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Pugs shed almost constantly, and Boston terriers shed very little. Whether your bugg will need frequent grooming depends on the traits it gets from its parents. It is always better to plan on needing to do more than you actually do. Consider that you may need to brush your bugg every day with a rubber brush or curry comb. Like any dog, buggs only need to be bathed when they get dirty or smelly. Establish an ear cleaning and toenail cutting routine. Both of these things should be done about every four weeks. If your bugg allows it, daily teeth brushing will help to prevent dental disease.

Colors:Black, Black & White, Cream, Tan Brindle
Shedding:Moderate
Grooming:Medium Maintenance

Bugg Common Health Conditions

Buggs are prone to respiratory issues, skin problems and allergies. Both Boston terriers and pugs experience these issues frequently. Like any dog, buggs may be prone to ear infections.

Bugg Pet Insurance

When adding a dog or cat to your family you want to make sure your pet is happy, healthy and protected. During its lifetime your pet is exposed to many illnesses and diseases and some breeds are affected by a congenital disease which is a condition existing at birth. At these moments when your pet is ill or maybe needs surgery, you want to be protected for the unexpected and high veterinarian costs.

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Breed Talents and Facts

Buggs are able to be registered with the International Designer Canine Registry. Buggs were first recognized by the IDCR in 2009. The breed is a good one for families.

Training:Moderate