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Pug Pit

Pug Pit

Sweet and playful, the Pug Pit, a Pug and American Pitbull Terrier mix, is a small dog with a loveable personality. Besides their family members, they even form a desirable bond with strangers after developing trust in them. They are extremely sensitive about their household environment, so make sure that the ambiance is peaceful and less chaotic.

 Dog Profile

  • Other Names:Pit Pug, Pit-a-Pug, Pug-A-Bull, Pug-Bull, Pugbull Terrier
  • Breed Registry Details:DRA
  • Common Physical Features:Pug-like flat, short-muzzled face; well-built Pitbull Terrier-like body; brown, almond-shaped eyes; prominent snout; button ears; short, muscular legs; curled tail
  • History:N/A
  • Coat Type:Short and smooth
  • Colors:Red, blue, black, fawn, brindle, cream, black and white, gray, brown
  • Lifespan:10 – 13 years
  • Size:Medium
  • Height:12 – 13 inches
  • Weight:25 – 30 pounds
  • Litter Size:3 – 4 puppies
  • Temperament:Curious, affectionate, gentle, intelligent
  • Kids-Friendly:Yes
  • Stranger-friendly:Somewhat; they would growl and bark initially at the sight of the stranger but would mellow down on sensing that they are not a threat to their family 
  • Animal-Friendly:Somewhat; they could display aggression towards large dogs and try chasing smaller pets like rabbits, squirrels and birds just as their Pit Bull Terrier parent
  • Climate Compatibility:Moderate; cannot tolerate extremes of temperature or even the cold climate
  • Apartment-friendly:Somewhat; as like the Pit Bull Terrier, these dogs too would do well when the apartment is spacious and if their exercise need is met well
  • Care Level:Moderate
  • Exercise Requirements:Moderate; Walking: 30 – 45 minutes; Jogging and Playing: 20 minutes
  • Grooming Needs:Low
  • Coat Brushing:Regular; once a week
  • Bathing:Occasional; once a month
  • Eyes and Ears Cleaning:Regular; once a week
  • Brushing of Teeth:Regular; twice or thrice a week
  • Nail Clipping:Occasional; twice a month
  • Feeding:Adults: 2 cups dry dog food per day

    Puppies: ½ – 1 cup dry dog food per day
  • Hypoallergenic:No
  • Barking Capacity:Low
  • Trainability:Moderately difficult; as these intelligent dogs often display a strong-willed behavior
  • Common Health Problems:Patellar luxation, epilepsy, hip dysplasia, hypothyroidism, pug dog encephalitis, eye problems
  • Origin:USA

Managing a Pug Pit would undoubtedly be a cakewalk if you could manage and control and manage its occasional bouts of high headedness.

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