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Registration: All Chugs are registrable with the International Designer Canine Registry and are eligible for full registration and pedigree services.

Click here to learn more about Chug registration; how to register your Chugs or to dual register your Chug with the International Designer Canine Registry.

The International Designer Canine Association recognized and began recording registration for the Chug in 2009.

Breed Characteristics

  Activity Level


  Noise Level

  Other Pet Compatibility

  Grooming Necessity

  People Friendliness

  Shedding Level


Hybrid Origin:  The Chug is a hybrid between the Chihuahua and the Pug.

Country of Origin:  Chugs originate in the United States of America.

Original Purpose:  The Chug is a great family companion.

Breed Characteristics:  The Chug has a very friendly personality getting along great with the entire family.

Chugs tend to be great with children, loving to play and exercise.

The Chug is intelligent and  very trainable.

The Chug has a short coat, curly Pug-like tail with a snout that sticks out like the Chihuahua.

Life Expectancy: 
Average life expectance for the Chug is 10 - 13 years.





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