By: Dane Stanton
Chihuahua pug, or Chug, is not a breed of dogs, but a hybrid of a chihuahua and a pug. Therefore these half-bred dogs have inherited the main features of character and appearance from both types of dog. What are these basic features and how are they combined in a chug dog?
Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world, and it was named after the largest province of Mexico Republic. Chihuahua is a cheerful, active, rather courageous and curious dog. It has peculiar large ears and a short narrow muzzle. The tail forms a straight line and in a quiet condition it should be lowered downwards. The tail twirled as a ring is inadmissible.
There are two types of Chihuahua: short-haired and long-haired. Long-haired ones have a magnificent collar and a beautiful fringe on a tail and ears. Short-haired chihuahuas have soft, silky hair and a thick collaret. Chihuahua may be of various colors but the most effective and prestigious one is white. So, the main features that chihuahua pugs have inherited are various colors and long hair.
Chihuahuas are desired pets for those who want to have a small cheerful friend. It enjoys playing with children, and it may brighten up older people’s life. There is hardly a better companion than chihuahua.
Pugs are known as one of the most ancient dog breeds. These are dogs of small size and robust constitution from China. The distinctive feature of a pug is its muzzle – short, blunt with a lot of symmetrical wrinkles. Its ears are small and black, they have a triangular form and ends turned forward. The eyes of pugs are really charming – very big, round, dark and clever. And it is wonderful that chihuahua pugs have inherited this ‘understanding’ look. The tail of pugs is bent and forms a ringlet. Its hair is short, thick, soft and shiny. There are 3 basic colors of a pug: black, apricot and silvery.
Appearance of pugs is deceptive. At first site they seem to be very lazy and clumsy dogs but in reality pugs are very playful and mobile. They are very devoted to their owners and are considered to be the most good-natured and friendly breeds of dogs.
Chihuahua + Pug = Chug
Chugs have a more graceful appearance than pugs. They are not so large as pugs, but bigger than chihuahuas. The body of a chihuahua pug looks no more like a cask, and the muzzle has become more elongate. On the ears, the tail and the breast there has appeared a fluff typical for chihuahua. Some chugs have inherited long hair all over the body from chihuahuas. Chihuahua pugs ears are neither small nor big and may also be embellished with fuzz. The tail is not so curled as the pugs one and it also has long hair. The amount of possible colors has increased, and some of the dogs may combine various colors, which makes them very attractive.
As you may notice the characters of chihuahua and pug are similar. Both breeds are considered to be nice friends to people. Therefore the nature of chihuahua pugs has no discordant features. Chugs are very friendly, lively, joyful, and on the whole, they turn out to be very nice tiny dogs that combine charm of the two popular dog breeds.
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