A Chihuahua and Pug mix puppy is also called as Chug. A Chihuahua and a Pug are both small dogs, and if you can’t decide whether you should adopt a Chihuahua or a Pug, then a chug would suit you. A Chug has the characteristics of both a Chihuahua and a Pug. Currently this breed has quickly gained popularity in tthe United States.
The temperament and physical characteristics of a pug and Chihuahua mix would be hard to predict, as they would vary from one dog to another. But for most of the part, you could expect mix characteristics and temperament of a Chihuahua and a Pug. Most of them are very lovely, playful, affectionate, and loyal.
Unfortunately, a Chug is not recognized by the AKC because it is not a pure breed, but a hybrid of two pure breeds. Luckily, a Pug and Chihuahua mix breed is still recognized by the Designer Dogs Kennel Club, the Designer Breed Registry, the American Canine Hybrid Club, and the International Designer Canine Registry.
The average height of a full grown Chug is between 6 to 12 inches, and the average weight is between 10 to 2 pounds. Usually their coat would be short and smooth, but if they are mixed with a long-haired Chihuahua, then the coat would be a bit long. The life span for a Pug and Chihuahua mix is around 12 years.
If you are looking to buy a Chug breed in the United States, the average price of a Chihuahua and Pug mix puppy is between $450 to $750.
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