Dog Breed Profile

Buggs History

The Buggs are a new hybrid, or designer, breed of small, energetic dogs that were created by crossing the Basset Hound and Beagle. The Buggs were developed by breeders in the United States in the mid-2000s. The adult size of the Buggs is around 10-12 inches (25-30cm) and they weigh around 25-35 pounds (12-16kg).

Time of Origin


Country of Origin

United States Of America


Boston Terrier, Pug

Buggs Physical Characteristics

The Buggie is a small, medium-to-large-sized terrier breed that typically stands between 11 and 15 inches tall at the shoulder and weighs between 8 and 33 pounds. They have a compact, muscular body and a rough, wiry, short, red or grizzled reddish-brown or brindle colored coat. They have a rounded head, wide, erect ears, and a thick neck. They generally do not have an undercoat. They have dark eyes and sharp, pointed teeth. They are fearless, independent, and feisty dogs that are often mischievous and stubborn.

Eye Colors

Blue, Brown

Nose Colors


Coat Colors

Black, Brown, White

Height Range

Male Height Range: 10 – 17 inches

Female Height Range: 10 – 17 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 15 – 25 lbs

Female Weight Range: 15 – 25 lbs

Buggs Health

Description of breed health.


10-13 yrs

Buggs Health Concerns

Eye Disease, Brachycephalic Syndrome, Patellar Luxation, Deafness, Demodicosis, Cherry Eye, Cataracts, Hemivertebrae, Hydrocephalus, Atopic Dermatitis, Meningitis, Corneal Dystrophy, Sick Sinus Syndrome, Tricuspid Valve Dysplasia, Cleft Lip or Palate, Stenosis

Buggs Temperament and Behaviour

The Buggs is a brindle and white colored hunting dog. They are extremely courageous, determined, and fearless, which are necessary traits for a hunting dog. They are adaptable and are able to adjust to various environments. They are generally friendly and sociable, but can sometimes be protective of their owners.

Buggs Activity Requirements

The Buggs are a breed of hunting dog that originated in Scotland. They are a medium-sized, high-energy, and outgoing breed. The Buggs’ energy level and intelligence make them an ideal candidate for a number of activities. They enjoy participating in organized sports and activities such as flyball, agility, and rally. They also do well in hiking, backpacking, and jogging. The Bugg is a very intelligent, athletic, and active dog. They need a great deal of exercise and attention. If you are looking for a pet, rather than a performance dog, a Bugg may not be the right choice for you. However, if you are an athletic person looking for a companion, the Bugg may be the ideal choice.

Miles Per Day

5 miles

Activity Per Day

40 minutes

Daily Food

1 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Buggs is part of the Unclassified group.

Visit the American Kennel Club website.

The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Buggs is part of the Unclassified group.

Visit the Kennel Club website.

Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Buggs is part of the Unclassified group.

Visit the Australian National Kennel Council website.

Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Buggs is part of the Unclassified group.

Visit the Canadian Kennel Club website.