Chihuahua / Pug Hybrid Dogs
The Chug is not a purebred dog. It is a cross between the Chihuahua 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.
American Canine Hybrid Club = Chug
Designer Dogs Kennel Club = Chug
International Designer Canine Registry® = Chugg
Designer Breed Registry = Chug
Scooby the Pughuahua aka Chug (Pug / Chihuahua mix) at 2 years old—Scooby's body is shaped more like the Chihuahua with the forehead of the Pug.
American Canine Hybrid Club
Scooby the Pughuahua aka Chug (Pug / Chihuahua mix) at 2 years old
Loki the Chug at 7 years old—"We rescued Loki when he was about 18 years old. He has a very definite Puggish personality. We joke that he has recently mastered the force. He can stare at the floor and food mysteriously leaps off of the counter to the spot he is looking at."
Benji the Chug as a 7-month-old puppy
"This is our Chug Cletus aka "our bubbie." He is 2 years old in this picture. His father is a fawn Pug and his mom, a cream Chihuahua. He is really playful and loves to sit on the couch with you and watch TV!! We gave him a teddy bear when we first brought him home and he still sleeps with it every night in his crate. Cletus loves the beach. He absolutely loves to run and play (and dig) in the sand. He is the size of a Pug, about 20 lbs. He is really friendly and loves children. We have both cats and dogs in our house and he gets along with everybody. Cletus is really smart—we have taught him some tricks and he loves to perform them for anyone who will watch (and give him a treat, of course!). We are really blessed to have Cletus in our family!!"
Tank the Chihuahua / Pug hybrid (Chug)
LuLu the Chihuahua / Pug mix (Chug) at about 3 years old
Lucy the Chihuahua / Pug mix (Chug)
Ruby the Chug at 12 weeks old (Chihuahua / Pug mix)
Mugzie the Chug at 1 year old—"His mother was a black Pug and his father was a black and white longhaired Chihuahua."
2-year-old Chug (Chihuahua / Pug hybrid)—"Very outgoing, gregarious and eager to please. Sometimes too smart."