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Pom-A-Pug History

The Pom-A-Pug is a cross between the Pug and the Pomeranian. It has also been called the “Pom-pom”, “Pom-Pom”, “Pom”, “Pug-pom”, “Pup-pom”, “Pup”, “Wag”, “Magpie”, or “Chewie”. The “Chihuahua”, “Mexican Hairless”, and “Rat-Terrier” are also considered hybrids, and are not properly considered to be mixed-breed dogs. The “Wire-Haired Terrier” is not a purebred, as it contains a variety of terrier breeds including the Airedale, Dandie Dinmont, Scottish, and West Highland White. The Puggle is a mix between the Beagle and the Puggle. The “Shih Tzu”, “Yorkshire Terrier”, and “Maltese” are all the result of intentional and deliberate breeding. The “Golden Retriever”, “Dachshund”, “West Highland White Terrier”, and “Bulldog” are all classified as “mutt” breeds. The “Aussiedoodle” is a mix between the Australian Shepherd and the Poodle. The “Labshepoodle” is a mix between the Labrador and the Poodle.

Time of Origin


Country of Origin



Pomeranian, Pug

Pom-A-Pug Physical Characteristics

The Pom-A-Pug is a small, medium-to-large sized mixed breed that typically stands between 12 and 15 inches tall at the shoulder and weighs between 15 and 30 pounds. They have a long, lean body and a flat face. The Pom-A-Pug has a round head with a flat nose. The ears are medium sized, erect, and stand up on the top of the head. The tail is straight and docked to between 4 and 5 inches. The coat of this mixed breed is short and comes in a variety of colors of red, white, and black, as well as patches of all colors.

Eye Colors


Nose Colors


Coat Colors

Black, Fawn, Brown

Height Range

Male Height Range: 8 – 13 inches

Female Height Range: 8 – 13 inches

Weight Range

Male Weight Range: 3 – 18 lbs

Female Weight Range: 3 – 18 lbs

Pom-A-Pug Health

Description of breed health.


12-16 yrs

Pom-A-Pug Health Concerns

Mono/Bilateral Cryptorchidism, Pateller Luxation, Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA), Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca (Dry Eye), Skin Allergies, Brachycephalic Syndrome, Sick Sinus Syndrome

Pom-A-Pug Temperament and Behaviour

The Pom-A-Pug is a playful, curious, and energetic small breed of dog. They have a fun personality and love to play outside. They are intelligent and can learn new tricks quickly. They are devoted and loyal to their family, but can be shy with strangers.

Pom-A-Pug Activity Requirements

The adorable Pug and outgoing Pomeranian have combined forces to create the adorable and fun-loving Pom-A-Pug. This hybrid dog combines the loyal, loving nature of the Pug with the adventurous, outgoing personality of the Pomeranian. While they are playful, happy-go-lucky, and curious, Pom-A-Pugs do require regular exercise in order to be happy. This hybrid is not suited to a sedentary lifestyle. They can easily become bored and develop destructive behaviors. In addition to a daily walk, your Pom-A-Pug may also enjoy playing catch or frisbee.

Miles Per Day

5 miles

Activity Per Day

45 minutes

Daily Food

1 cups

Kennel Club Recognition

American Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-A-Pug is part of the Unclassified group.

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The Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-A-Pug is part of the Unclassified group.

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Australian National Kennel Council

Not Recognized

Pom-A-Pug is part of the Unclassified group.

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Canadian Kennel Club

Not Recognized

Pom-A-Pug is part of the Unclassified group.

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