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Cocker Pug

Cocker Spaniel / Pug Hybrid Dogs

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Shay the Cocker Pug is laying down on a bed covered in a pink blanket with different colored hearts on it and looking at the camera holder

Shay the Cocker Pug (Cocker Spaniel / Pug mix) at 2 years and 5 months old—"Baby Shay Marie Jinkins is an energetic force to be reckoned with. A Diva in her own right. She always gets her way because she is a smart dog. The greatest pet we've ever had.


The Cocker Pug is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Cocker Spaniel and the Pug. The best way to determine the temperament of a mixed breed is to look up all breeds in the cross and know you can get any combination of any of the characteristics found in either breed. Not all of these designer hybrid dogs being bred are 50% purebred to 50% purebred. It is very common for breeders to breed multi-generation crosses.


ACHC = American Canine Hybrid Club

DBR = Designer Breed Registry

DDKC = Designer Dogs Kennel Club

DRA = Dog Registry of America, Inc.

IDCR = International Designer Canine Registry®

Close Up head shot - Sparky the Cocker Pug is sitting outside and looking at the camera holder

"Sparky's was the perfect blend of his mother who was a purebred American Cocker Spaniel (buff), and his father who was a purebred Pug (fawn). He was the size of a full-grown Cocker, weighing in at 35 lbs. His ears were long and his snout was short, but not fully pugged. His tail was curled like a Pug. His coat was short, coarse and thick like a Pug, but was wavy by his tail. His eyes were prominent, but not "bugged" like a Pug. He was repeatedly mistaken for a Mastiff puppy, even to the age of nine. Sparky's disposition was even-tempered, tolerant and mellow. He never met a stranger. He had a courageous spirit and feared nothing. He was the happiest dog, and well known for his "full body wag." He was very curious and playful but not hyperactive."

Duke the Cocker Pug is laying on an indoor bench inside a waiting room next to a person reading a magazine

"Duke weighs in at 28 lbs. and he is 2 years old. His mom was a black Cocker Spaniel AKC and his dad was a fawn Pug AKC. His tail is like the Cocker Spaniel and docked. He has an extremely soft and shiny jet black coat. He is solid like the Pug but the size of the Cocker. He is the best of both worlds. He was easily to train to sit, lie down, roll over, stay, and pretty much anything. He seems to know what you are saying. He is not too hyper like the Pug, but never runs out of energy for the long walks. Duke is a lap dog; happy and mellow and eager to please, yet our big protector!"

Close Up - Casey the Cocker Pug sitting in front of a window and wearing an american flag bandana and looking away from the window to the right

Casey the black Pug / American Cocker Spaniel mix breed dog at 4 years old—notice the gray Casey is developing around his face. In comparison to human years, he is about 28 years old.

Sam the tan with a black muzzle Cocker Pug puppy looking through a chain link fence

"This is Sam. He is a 6-month-old Cocker Pug. He seems to have the personality of a Cocker; loves to play. He is 25 lb."

Sebastian the black Cocker Pug puppy is laying on a human's bed on top of a peach colored comforter in front of a leather jacket and looking at the camera holder

"Sebastian the Cocker Pug puppy at 3 months old—his parents were both 18 lbs. full grown, so I'm guessing he will turn out to be the same. He is a loving, energetic and adorable pup, with a great temperament. I think he is a perfect example of a beautiful Cocker Spaniel x Pug."

Close Up - Sebastian the Cocker Pug puppy is sitting in the lap of a person

Sebastian the black Cocker Pug puppy at 3 months old

Bindi the Cocker Pug puppy is wearing a pink harness sitting on a carpeted floor and looking up at the camera holder

"Bindi the black Cocker Pug puppy at 2 months old—she is very intelligent. In only one month she learned sit, wait, leave it, lie down, and some more of the fun ones: dance, spin, shake, speak and roll over."

Bindi the Cocker Pug is sitting on a carpeted floor next to a red couch with her face looking like a monkey with a frown

"Bindi the Cocker Pug puppy at 7 months old weighs about 15 lbs. in this picture, and when we first got her she weighed 1 tiny!!! Her mother is a 10-lb black Pug and her father is a 20-lb. chocolate Cocker Spaniel."

Close Up - Cudjoe Key the Cocker Pug wearing a teal body harness sitting in a car and looking out the window with another dog behind her with her mouth open and tongue out

Cudjoe Key the Cocker Pug at 6 years old—"Cudjoe Key was a Cocker Pug who was the most loyal, lovable and best dog to be around. Although she was only 35lbs, she acted as if she were bigger and was the leader of all our dogs. Cudjoe was a great family dog who would never hurt anyone. Unfortunately, she was only 8 when she was diagnosed with cutaneous lymphosarcoma (skin cancer) and soon after died. She put up a fight to the very end and we were left broken hearted."