Breed group : Herding, Toy
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GENERALBreed group: Herding, Toy Type: Hybrid
PHYSICALSize: Medium Weight: 15-25 pounds Fur length: Ears: Flappy Fur type: Straight
Fur Color: Light Brown / Golden
ATTRIBUTESLife Expectancy: 12-15 years Rarity: Common Availability: Easily available
Climate: Good for every climate
Sheltie Pugs are cross breeds between the Shetland Sheepdog and Pug.
Sheltie Pugs come in brown to tan and cream in colors with a few white markings, and black mask like their Pug parent.
Sheltie Pugs have a sleek, fine, short coat like their Pug parent.
Sheltie Pugs are sweet, loving and friendly dogs. They make a great family dog. They are alert and barks at noises, strangers or anything they think suspicious.
Sheltie Pugs sheds moderately. They need to be brushed daily and groomed regularly. Bathing shoud be done whenever necessary to keep tidiness and for proper hygiene.
Sheltie Pugs are smart dogs, like their Shetland parent. Training them would not be a problem at all. Of course, socialization and training at an early age would be better.
Sheltie Pugs are playful dogs and needs moderate exercise. They would enjoy having plenty of toys and loves family trips. Walking them everyday or running would do good.