The Pomapug is the cross between the Pomeranian and the Pug. There is no detailed historical record of this breed. The puppy can inherit any of its parent’s appearance. It has a curly tail and a short muzzle, a pair of prominent eyes, and a lean build with a massive neck, from the Pug’s side.
Facts About Pom-A-Pug
|Breed Group||Companion dog|
|Country of Origin||NA|
|Other Names||Pomapug, pom a pug, Pugapom, Pugerinian, pomeranian pug mix|
|Size & Height||Small, 8-13 inches|
|Competitive Registration / Qualification Information||ACHC, DDKC, DBR, IDCR, DRA|
|Colour||Black, black, and tan, fawn, white|
|Life Expectancy||8-15 years|
|Coat||Medium, short, course, semi-course|
Temperament & Personality
The Pumapug is a mini package of exciting traits. They are intelligent, loyal, loving and quite entertaining by nature. Besides being small and sturdy, it gets along well with kids of all ages. They are courageous and alert, which makes them an excellent watchdog. The dog will get along well with other animals and even with the house cat.
Until the dog felt safe and secured around a stranger, it will bark continuously to alert its owner of a possible threat. As a result, the breed’s natural independence strike it at times may become uncontrollable. They are suited for apartment life.
The Pugerinians need a moderate amount of activities regularly. A short daily walk paired with a playtime session with other dogs in the dog park will do the job. The owner should engage the dog in the game of fetch and frisbee occasionally to prevent boredom. Limited exposure to the sun will prevent the dog from getting sunburned.
Most of the dogs require a moderate to high amount of grooming once in a week. Weekly cleaning of the ears with a Vet approved ear-wash will keep the ears infection-free. This breed in most cases does not have any respiratory issues from their Pug parents.
Pomapugs have a reasonable energy level and tend to get obese easily. Significant concerns like the Bilateral cryptorchidism, Patellar luxation, Patent ductus arteriosus, and Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca can affect the dog. Minor concerns include skin allergies, Brachycephalic syndrome; Sick sinus syndrome.
Occasional tests such as Ear examination, Complete blood profile, Blood, and urine analysis, Complete physical examinations and frequent Dental and oral examinations will prevent some major and minor health issues.
The owner should crate train the dog to prevent them from not getting anxiety attacks when the owner leaves the house. Stuff like planting a kiss without salivating too much can also be taught to the breed.
A one and a half cup of dry dog food containing vitamins and other nutrients will complete the dog’s nutrients needs. The owner should also keep an eye on the dog as this breed has a tendency of over-eating.