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Daug Dog

Daug Dog

The Daug like its Dachshund and Pug parents is indeed a little dog with a big personality. Keeping them is an absolute cakewalk as these loveable dogs are less demanding and laid back. They would be contented lazing around happily in one corner of the room in the comforts of their loved ones. So take extra care in giving their daily dose of exercise to ensure overall fitness.

Dog Profile

  • Other Names:Pugsund
  • Breed Registry Details:IDCR, ACHC, DBR, DRA, DDKC
  • Common Physical Features:Long Dachshund-like body with muscular legs, heavy built, small or medium-sized muzzle, Pug-like wrinkled facial features, bulging eyes, floppy, rounded ears, curly tail
  • History:N/A
  • Coat Type:Short and smooth like the Pug; or long and wirehaired like the Dachshund
  • Colors:Fawn, black, silver, brown
  • Lifespan:12 – 15 years  
  • Size:Medium
  • Height:8 – 13 inches  
  • Weight:15 – 20 pounds, if a Pug –Dachshund mix 10 – 15 pounds, if a Pug –  Miniature Dachshund mix
  • Litter Size:4 – 5 puppies
  • Temperament:Friendly, loyal, affectionate, alert, intelligent
  • Kids-Friendly:Yes
  • Stranger-friendly:Partially; some are simply wary and reserved a few display aggression
  • Animal-Friendly:Partially, they might chase cats like the Dachshund
  • Climate Compatibility:Moderate; they cannot withstand hot weather
  • Apartment-friendly:Yes
  • Care Level:Easy
  • Exercise Requirements:Low; Walking: 25 minutes; Playing: 25 minutes
  • Grooming Needs:Moderate
  • Coat Brushing:Regular; twice a week
  • Bathing:Occasional; once a month
  • Eyes and Ears Cleaning:Regular; once or twice a week
  • Brushing of Teeth:Regular; twice a week
  • Nail Clipping:Moderate intervals; in every four or six weeks
  • Feeding:Adult: 2 cups of dry dog food per day

    Puppies: ½ cup of dry dog food per day; till they are one year old
  • Hypoallergenic:No
  • Barking Capacity:Moderate, if on the Pug’s side; Excessive, if on the Dachshund’s side
  • Trainability:Moderate; as these intelligent dogs could get stubbor
  • Common Health Problems:Brachycephalic syndrome, eye problems like cataracts, and patellar luxation
  • Origin:USA

Who is the Daug Dog Good For?

  • Those requiring a low maintenance dog
  • Owners who can give them sufficient company and time as they develop aggression out of loneliness
  • Experienced masters who can handle a strong-willed dog well.

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