The Bassugg is a cross breed between the Pug and Basset Hound. The Bassugg, sometimes also known as the Bassug is recognised by International Designer Canine Registry, Dog Registry of America, American Canine Hybrid Club & Designer Dog Kennel Club. On this section, you will find all the useful information about the Pug Basset Hound cross, such as its temperament, characteristics, cost appearance and pictures.
Each Bassugg is unique when it comes to the characteristics, however, there are a few points you may expect. As with any other cross breeds, you may find it useful to look at the parent breeds’ characteristic; Basset Hound and the Pug.
Some of the main personality of the Basset Hound are: friendly, gentle, loving, loyal, great with children, making the breed the perfect family dog. Some of the points you may consider more negative are that they can be stubborn and lazy. The pug has similar personalities to the Basset Hound. So it will be likely you will see some of all these in Bassuggs.
What Bassuggs look like
Both the parent breeds have very unique appearance. For example, The Basset Hound is a medium sized breed with long ears and very short legs. Pugs are unique in a different way. They have, for example, squashed face with a short nose and a curly tail.
- Some other features of the Bassuss may include:
- Short hair
- Floppy ears
- Black mask
- Heavy bones
- Long or Long tail
- Straight or Curly tail
- Short tail
- Large feet
- Small or Medium sized
- Colours – black, fawn, brown, tan or a mixture of these colours
How Much Does a Pug Cross Basset Hound Cost?
Typically, you will find Bussuggs for sale for between £350 ($500 USD approx.) and £800 ($1100 UDS approx.). The cost to buy a Pug cross Basset Hound will depend on several factors like the location, the breeder reputation, male or female and the age. This should not be something that should be taken lightly and you should take careful research to make sure you are getting a good quality Pug Basset Hound cross.
A Bassugg picture submitted by Christine Davidson. “This is Cooter, my 7 year old pug/Bassett. He was rescue. Can’t believe someone didn’t want him. Great temperament, the best dog I have ever owned!”
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