Japug

Japug

Breed Characteristics

Type:Mix
Life Span:12-15 Years

Japug Build Information

The Japug is a small hybrid dog created from the mixing of the Japanese Chin with the Pug. Generally with the facial features of a Pug, Japugs stand up to 14 inches and may weigh anywhere from 8 to 20 pounds. Their fine, smooth, glossy coats may be either black, tan, silver, or white color variations.

Size:Small
Length (Male):8-12 in.
Length (Female):8-10 in.
Weight:< 14 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

They are known for their friendly, loving, and docile natures and can be great additions to family as well as playmates for children. Very family oriented, they can be alert watchdogs and will warn their family of strangers. Training should be undertaken early and be firm and consistent as Japugs may show resistance and stubborn behavior. They are lively dogs and require moderate amounts of exercise, though owners should be careful as they are prone to over-heating.

Activity Level:Slightly Active
Affection Level:Affectionate
Kid Friendliness:Very Friendly

Appearance

Colors:Black, Chocolate, White
Shedding:Minimal
Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Japug 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

Training:Easy