Breed group : Sporting, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Sporting, Toy Type: Hybrid
Talent: Agility, Watchdog
PHYSICALSize: Small Weight: 20-35 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Black, Black & Brown, Dark Brown / Chocolate, Light Brown / Golden
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 10-13 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
The Cocker Pug is a mix between a Cocker Spaniel and a Pug. They are hybrid dogs. They have a built of a pug and a coat of a Spaniel. They are small size dogs that are alert, cheerful, loyal and social. They are also a little aggressive, a trait that these hybrids inherit from both parent breeds. These hybrids are good family dogs.
Common colours for these dogs are black, black and tan, brown, red and silver.
The Cocker Pug can have the coat of a Spaniel which is short or they can have a Pugs fine coat.
By studying the parent breed qualities and characteristics, it can be said that a Cocker Pug is a friendly and even tempered dog. They need firm and consistent training. They are good family pets and companion dogs. They are good with children and other dogs and pets in the family. They are alert dogs and can be used as watchdogs.
They need to be groomed regularly.
Being intelligent, they are not difficult to train although they may show occasional stubborn behavior. This should be dealt with firm yet gentle training regimen.
They are active dogs and would require ample exercise and play time indoors and outdoors.