What is a Jug dog?
A Jug Dog is a designer dog who’s a mix of a Pug and a Jack Russell Terrier. When two purebred dogs mate, their offspring is what’s known as an F1 dog, and from this mating, it spawns what’s called the F1 generation, which means the first litter or hybrid dogs of two different breeds.
How long do Jug dogs live?
The Jug Dog lifespan ranges from 12 – 15 years of age.
How big do Jug dogs get?
The Jug Dog size can vary between 10 to 14 inches tall.
How much should a Jug dog weigh?
Jug Dogs can weigh anywhere from 13 to 18 pounds. They are classified size-wise as small dogs, and sometimes as toy dogs.
Do Jug dogs shed?
Coming from a heavy-shedding dog, the Pug, and a moderate but year-round shedder, the Jack Russell Terrier, the Jug dog is also considered to be a heavy shedder.
Are Jug dogs hypoallergenic?
Because of heavy shedding, a Jug Dog doesn’t qualify as a hypoallergenic dog.
Are Jug dogs aggressive?
The Jug Dog breed isn’t typically aggressive, but there can be some instances where aggression might appear like if they weren’t trained or socialized properly or when any other dog who’s not a part of their pack, or human enters their personal or living space.
Are Jugs good dogs?
Jug Dogs are very friendly and loving, and when properly trained and socialized from a puppy, they are good dogs and make great pets.
Are Jug dogs smart?
A Jug Dog is an intelligent dog who’s the offspring of a Pug who ranks #57 on the list of the smartest dogs, and the Jack Russell Terrier who ranks #46 on the same list.
Do Jug dogs bark a lot?
In general, the Jug Dog isn’t a big barker, but it will bark to alert its owners of any strangers approaching, anything they deem odd or suspicious, along with unfamiliar noises and sounds.
Do Jug dogs have breathing problems?
There is potential for a Jug Dog to have breathing issues even though their Jack Russell Terrier side gives them a longer snout than their Pug parent. This tends to be an issue in warmer weather conditions.
How much to feed a Jug dog?
A Jug Dog puppy up to five months of age should be eating three times a day and consuming Puppies 1¼ cups per day, while an adult Jug Dog should be eating twice a day and consuming two cups of high-quality dry dog food, daily. You should consult with your veterinarian as to what’s the best diet option for your particular dog.
How much exercise does a Jug dog need?
The Jug dog is full of energy and very active, so important that he gets to walk and do various activities for around 30 to 45 minutes every day.
Can Jug dogs be left alone?
Dogs who are very sociable and make good companions are susceptible to suffering from separation anxiety, and that’s the case with Jug dogs. They can’t be left alone for too long. If not, they can exhibit destructive behaviors.