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Chug Dog For Adoption in Napa, CA, USA


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Ad ID: ADN-31502
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Date Listed: 03/07/2016
Date Expires: 18 days from now

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Organization Name: Whiskers, Tails and Ferals
Location: Napa, CA

Breed: Chug
Gender: Male Male


Age: Adult
Color/Markings: White
Size at Maturity: Small
Availability Date: 03/07/2016
Location: Napa, CA, 94558
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Chug Dog For Adoption in Napa, CA, USA

Physical Attributes
Coat Length Short
Behavioral Characteristics
OK with Dogs Yes
Additional Information
Was the Dog Found No

Posted Breed: Chihuahua / Pug / Mixed (short coat). With a face like Tucker has, we just couldn't wait to post all about him! How cute this little guy is! Silly and Happy are his middle names. Now that Tucker is out of the shelter and in a real home he has shed those shelter blues. Tucker's best buddy was Rufus until Rufus found his forever home. Now it is Tucker's chance. He is leery of being picked up or coming to you until he knows you...which takes 5-10 minutes. Tucker likes to be told how handsome he is. His favorite color is red and he adores watching musicals on TV. Wanna cuddle? Tucker is your guy! Tucker is 2-3 years old, is doggie door friendly for potty, and is a quiet little lovely boy looking for a lovely home to be loved and snuggled. Come see this pup on Saturdays during adoption event hours (see our website). Please email Linda at or call WT&F's Dog Team voicemail 707-812-9030 to get a jump on the process, ask questions, and/or to confirm they will be there. This dog comes spayed/neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, dewormed, heartworm tested negative, and more with an adoption fee/donation to Whiskers, Tails and Ferals in Napa, CA. See more information at Adoption fees may vary depending on "specials", age, etc. Visit our Facebook page:

Overview: The Chug is a mix between the Chihuahua and the Pug. Both breeds need to be near their owners. Chugs are best for owners who are home most of the day.
Breed Group: Unspecified
Weight (lbs): 3-15
Height (in): 7-15
Colors: brown, fawn, chestnut, black, sand
Coat: The coat is short and smooth.
Character: Chugs are playful, loyal and gentle.
Temperament: Chugs may or may not get along well with children or other pets. The Pug is good with them, but the Chihuahua is not.
Care: The coat needs very little care.
Training: Chugs respond well to firm, consistent, gentle training.
Activity: This breed needs little exercise.
Country of Origin: Afghanistan
Life Expectancy: 15

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