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Breed Characteristics

Life Span:12-14 Years

Pughasa Build Information

The pughasa is a small, mixed breed dog, a cross between the Lhasa apso and the pug. They weigh between 12 and 20 pounds and a have 12-14 year life expectancy. They are a fairly active breed, requiring exercise on a regular basis. Their fur can either be a long or a short single coat. They come in a variety of colors, but most commonly, apricot and fawn. Pughasa dogs are best socialized from puppyhood in order to deter shyness later on.

Weight:15 - 25 lbs

Behaviour and Personality

They are friendly and lively and very comfortable playing with children. They boast good watchdog abilities and are a fairly intelligent breed. To avoid any stubbornness or aggressiveness in this breed, early training is crucial. They respond well to consistent commands and a rewards system.

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


Grooming:Medium Maintenance
Coat Type:Fine

Pughasa Pet Insurance

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Breed Talents and Facts

Training:Moderately easy to train