Chihuahua Pug, or Chug, is a hybrid of a Chihuahua and a Pug. Thus, the half-bred Chugs have inherited the main features of character and appearance from both types of dog. Both Chihuahua and Pug have different characters and appearance, but when they are combined, their basic features are also combined in a chug dog.
Chihuahua is the smallest dog in the world, and it was named after the largest province of MexicoRepublic. 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 beautiful collar and a magnificent fringe on a tail and ears. Short-haired Chihuahuas have soft, silky hair and a thick collaret. Chihuahua may be of many colors but the most effective and prestigious one is white. Therefore, the main features that Chihuahua Pugs have inherited are various colors and long hair.
For those who want to have a small cheerful friend, Chihuahua is a great choice. Chihuahua enjoys playing with children as well as brighten up older people's life.
In the Pug History and Pug Character sections, we know that Pugs are known as one of the most ancient dog breeds. Pugs 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. Pugs’ eyes are really charming - very big, round, dark and clever. And it is perfect 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: black, apricot and silvery.
Appearance of pugs is deceptive. On one hand, they seem to be so 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
Comparing between Chugs and Pugs, Chugs have a more graceful appearance than pugs. Although they are not so large as Pugs, they are 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.
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.