Pugalier Dog Breed Information, Images, Characteristics, Health

Basic Information - Pugalier for Sale

Group:
Companion dog
Origin:
United States
Height Male:
30 - 35 cm11 - 14 inches
Height Female:
30 - 35 cm11 - 14 inches
Weight Male:
6 - 10 kg13 - 23 pounds
Weight Female:
6 - 10 kg13 - 23 pounds
Life Span:
10 - 15 Years
Litter Size:
4 - 6
Size:
Small dog
Other Names:
None
Colors Available:
brown, Apricot, black & tan with white , fawn - bi-colors - white
Coat:
Short or can be longer too
Shedding:
Moderate, Constant
Temperament:
Affectionate, Alert, Cheerful, Courageous, Curious, Docile, Energetic, Friendly, Gentle, Independent, Intelligent, Lively, Loving, Loyal, Outgoing, Playful, Protective, Quiet, Responsive, Social, Stubborn, Sweet, Territorial
Grooming:
Low maintenance
Trainability:
Easy
Hypoallergenic:
No
Kids Friendly:
Yes
New Owners Friendly:
Yes

History - Pugalier for Sale

pugalierThe Pugalier is a designer dog which dates to the 1980s and 1990s. Being a fairly new dog breed, it doesn’t have a long or detailed history.

It is thought that they were first bred in the United States. There was a purpose behind the crossing of the Pug and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Dog enthusiasts were looking for a dog that would have less breathing problems with a longer nose.

There are a few dog breed registries that recognize the Pugalier as a designer dog breed, one of which is the American Canine Hybrid Club.

Description - Pugalier for Sale

pugalier puppyThe Pugalier looks fairly similar to a pug but with a slightly longer nose and longer ears. The tail isn’t as coifed as with the Pug, but is longer and straighter, sometimes curling slightly over the back.

As with any crossbreed, the dog’s appearance can vary between the two dogs. They can be small to medium sized, usually standing at between 30 and 35cm in height and weigh between 6-10kg.

Pugaliers mostly have a fairly short coat but there are some which have longer hair because of the Cavalier's influence. The coat can be an apricot color, white, brown or even tri-color - white, black & tan.

Temperament:

Friendly, social ad loving, the Pugalier makes a splendid pet. He will easily adapt to life in the city or the countryside and he also gets along well with children and other dogs. They can also be amusing and entertaining, while being intelligent too.

You’ll find your Pugalier easy to train as he is intelligent and then he becomes a splendid pet with training and socialization, being obedient and well mannered wherever he is.

Health Problems - Pugalier for Sale

pugalier dogLess wrinkles and a longer snout make the Pugalier a healthier dog than the purebred Pug. The dog, when well cared for, can still reach a good age of 14 or so years.

Eye problems can still be a problem as both the Pug and the Cavalier have protruding eyes.

Patellar Luxation is another health issue to watch for. The patella or the kneecap is dislocated and the dog will have difficulty with putting weight on the leg. Your vet may perform surgery on your dog and the prognosis is very good if arthritis hasn’t already developed.

Caring The Pet - Pugalier for Sale

Exercise:

pugalier puppiesYour Pugalier will require daily exercise, and he will just love a walk. The Pug part of him will tell you to go slowly with exercise and to ensure it isn’t too strenuous.

The Spaniel part of him will love a robust ball game or running backwards and forwards between two people throwing a frisbee. Watch the Pugalier during exercise and don’t allow him to get overly hot and bothered.

Grooming:

Pugaliers do shed hair and you will need to brush him twice a week. Check his eyes and inside his ears and make sure all is as it should be.

Trim his nails and look inside his mouth for bad teeth. Dog’s can’t tell you they’re in pain and bad teeth can cause terrible pain and a lot of health issues throughout the entire body.

Diet:

Every dog needs an excellent diet if he is to ward off illness and live a long life.

There are some excellent commercially manufactured dog foods on the market so read the packaging carefully and avoid those ones with low quality ingredients like colorants, lots of preservatives and fillers.

High quality dry kibble can be made more inviting when you add in some home-cooked food twice a week. Boiled chicken, sweet potatoes, brown rice or pasta, carrots and spinach will be excellent for him – it is simple and nutritious.

Chop the food up finely and add it into the dry kibble. Also, your little pet will thrive on some raw meat occasionally too as this keeps the coat shiny and and the skin free of infections. Make sure he is never without a constant supply of fresh, cool water.

Characteristics - Pugalier for Sale

pugalier dogsThe Pugalier gets his characteristics from both the popular parent breeds he comes from – the Pug and the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.

Both these dog breeds are immensely popular, friendly, loving and amusingly entertaining. He is an excellent dog choice for the first time dog owner.

The Pugalier is an intelligent dog breed and easy to train too. When you bring such a sweet dog into your home, you open the doors to a deep, meaningful friendship and loyalty from your canine pet.

Comparison with other breeds

  1. Schipperke vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  2. Schweenie vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  3. Pugalier vs Bichon Frise - Breed Comparison
  4. Pugalier vs Mal-Shi - Breed Comparison
  5. Pugalier vs Alaskan Klee Kai - Breed Comparison
  6. Pugalier vs Coton De Tulear - Breed Comparison
  7. Pugalier vs Japanese Spitz - Breed Comparison
  8. Pugalier vs Malti-Pom - Breed Comparison
  9. Pugalier vs PekePoo - Breed Comparison
  10. Pugalier vs Fruggle - Breed Comparison
  11. Pugalier vs Lhasapoo - Breed Comparison
  12. Pugalier vs Meliteo Kinidio - Breed Comparison
  13. Pugalier vs Hawaiian Poi Dog - Breed Comparison
  14. Pugalier vs Prazsky Krysarik - Breed Comparison
  15. Pugalier vs Kyi-Leo - Breed Comparison
  16. Pugalier vs Muggin - Breed Comparison
  17. Tsvetnaya Bolonka vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  18. Rat Terrier vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  19. Scottish Terrier vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  20. Russell Terrier vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  21. Schnorkie vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  22. Sealyham Terrier vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  23. Russian Spaniel vs Pugalier - Breed Comparison
  24. Pugalier vs Pomeranian - Breed Comparison
  25. Pugalier vs Maltese - Breed Comparison
  26. Pugalier vs Pug - Breed Comparison
  27. Pugalier vs Boston Terrier - Breed Comparison
  28. Pugalier vs Beagle - Breed Comparison
  29. Pugalier vs Maltipoo - Breed Comparison
  30. Pugalier vs Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - Breed Comparison
  31. Pugalier vs Dachshund - Breed Comparison
  32. Pugalier vs Jack Russell Terrier - Breed Comparison
  33. Pugalier vs Cockapoo - Breed Comparison
  34. Pugalier vs West Highland White Terrier - Breed Comparison
  35. Pugalier vs Cavapoo - Breed Comparison
  36. Pugalier vs Corgi - Breed Comparison
  37. Pugalier vs Miniature Schnauzer - Breed Comparison
  38. Pugalier vs Cavachon - Breed Comparison
  39. Pugalier vs American Eskimo Dog - Breed Comparison
  40. Pugalier vs Papillon - Breed Comparison
  41. Pugalier vs Miniature Australian Shepherd - Breed Comparison
  42. Pugalier vs Japanese Chin - Breed Comparison
  43. Pugalier vs Miniature English Bulldog - Breed Comparison
  44. Pugalier vs Miniature Dachshund - Breed Comparison
  45. Pugalier vs Lhasa Apso - Breed Comparison

View/Compare Breeds

Popular Dog Breeds