Dog Breed Profile

Bassugg History

The Bassugg is a medium-to-large-sized, Italian spitz-type (Samoyed-like) herding and draft dog. The origins of this little-known hybrid have yet to be established. The Bassug is a medium sized, versatile working and utility farmdog. It is medium to large in size, with males measuring 55-66cm (22-26in) at the withers and 27-44kg (60-97lbs) in weight. The head is medium-sized, with a square muzzle and well-developed lower jaw. The skull is flat between the ears, and tapers into a short, broad, wedge-shaped muzzle. The nose is black. The medium sized, almond-shaped eyes are dark brown, with round pupils. The pointed, erect ears are triangular in shape, with hanging tips. The neck is muscular, and is of medium length. The chest is deep and well sprung, with well laid back shoulders. The tail is set high and carried gaily over the back. The hindquarters are strong and muscular, with rear angulation that places the hocks directly under the body. Feet are catlike, with arched toes and thick, hairy soles.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin

United States Of America


Basset Hound, Pug

Bassugg Physical Characteristics

The Bassug is a small, short-haired breed of herding dog that originated in Thailand. They have broad, strong head, a prominent forehead, and wide, deep-set eyes. They have a low, powerful build and a compact, muscular body. They have a thick, wavy, single coat of medium length. They are intelligent, hardworking, and devoted dogs.

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Height Range

Male Height Range: 10 – 14 inches

Female Height Range: 10 – 14 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 12 – 15 lbs

Female Weight Range: 12 – 15 lbs

Bassugg Health

Description of breed health.


12-15 yrs

Bassugg Health Concerns

Seborrhea, Elbow, Obesity, Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca, Cherry Eye, Glaucoma, Atopic Dermatitis, Brachycephalic Syndrome, Sick Sinus Syndrome, Cervical Vertebral Instability

Bassugg Temperament and Behaviour

The Bassugg is a very loyal and protective dog breed. They are very intelligent and have a strong desire to please their owners. Bassuggs are quick learners and willing workers. They are also very playful and friendly with children.

Bassugg Activity Requirements

The Basseug is a medium to large-size dog that originated in Germany. They are typically friendly, even-tempered, and protective. They are intelligent and eager to learn, making them perfect for obedience training. The Basseug is a high-energy, athletic dog that enjoys lots of exercise and attention. They require at least one hour a day of vigorous, interactive play and a daily walk. If you are looking for a lively, playful companion, the Basseug may be right for you. They are fun-loving, loyal, and devoted to their family.

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Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bassugg is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bassugg is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Bassugg is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Bassugg is part of the Unclassified group.

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