What is a Pug and Pekingese mix called?

What is a Pug and Pekingese mix called?

The Puginese is a mixed breed dog–a cross between the Pug and Pekingese dog breeds. Affectionate, sensitive, and independent, these pups inherited some of the best traits from both of their parents. Puginese dogs go by a few different names, including Pekeapug and Pugapeke.

How long do Pekingese pugs live?

Puginese (Pekingese & Pug Mix)

Height: 8-11 inches
Weight: 10-16 pounds
Lifespan: 12-14 years
Colors: Black, brown, sable, fawn, white, brindle
Suitable for: Owners looking for a low-energy companion breed

What does a Pekingese and Pug mix look like?

Pekingese Pug Mix Appearance These dogs will likely have the short nose of both their parents. They are short and stout dogs with large, round eyes. Their coat can be short, medium, or long and can be flowing like the Pekingese’s or dense like the Pug’s.

Is a Pekingese a pug?

Pekingese (also known as Peke) are often mistaken for Pugs, and vice versa due to the similarity in their flat faces, short muzzles and undershot bite. The Pug and the Pekingese belong to the Toy Group, and are comparable in size.

Can You rescue a Pekingese pug mix puppy?

If you have your heart set on a Pekingese Pug mix puppy, please consider rescuing a homeless dog instead. When rescuing a Pekingese Pug mix, it is vital that you are patient and allow them to adapt to their new home slowly. While these dogs are typically very friendly, it can take them quite a while to get used to their new environment.

How big does a Pekingese pug mix get?

Pekingese Pug Mix Appearance. Because the Puginese is a mixed breed, their appearance can differ quite a bit from dog to dog. Usually, these dogs weigh between 7-18 pounds and stand at 6-14 inches tall at the shoulder.

How old do you have to be to adopt a Pekingese?

If you see one of our Pekes and are interested in adopting, please apply by clicking the button “ADOPTION APPLICATION.” Personal references, a vet reference and a home visit are required prior to adopting from Pekingese Rescue Network, Inc. We do not adopt to families with children under age 6.

How to help the Pekingese Rescue Network Inc?

Please donate to help us pay for veterinary care for our rescues! Click the link to the right (above photo). DISCLAIMER: Ages given for all our rescue and owner-surrender dogs are estimates given to Pekingese Rescue Network Inc. by shelters, vets, and in some cases owners.

Is there a rescue group for Pekingese dogs?

My rescue group is striving towards a goal — to rescue the homeless and abandoned Pekingese of the world and place them in carefully screened, permanent situations. While our focus is on our Rescue Programs, we strive to offer a variety of information and resources related to the breed of dogs known as Pekingese.

Where is the best place to adopt a pug?

The easiest way to adopt a Pug would be through a rescue that specializes in Pugs. A great place to start would be by starting a breed search on Adopt-a-Pet.com. The search will show you all the available Pugs in your area. There are often many great Pugs for adoption at local animal shelters or rescues.

Can a pug be adopted on a first come basis?

Pugs are not adopted on a “first come, first serve” basis, but are matched with the desires and lifestyle of the adopting family. Review the categories below and determine if the characteristics of the pug blend with your home environment; fill out and submit an adoption application.

Can a purebred Pug be rescued from dfwprc?

DFWPRC rescues all purebred pugs regardless of age or medical condition. Since we rescued all those pugs, our veterinary care is our biggest on-going expense.