The Frenchie Pug is a designer breed that is the result of mixing two small breeds: French Bulldog and the Pug. It is also known as Frug which has mixed traits and characteristics that is obtained from its parents. They are an even-tempered, friendly, and entertaining dog that makes an excellent family pet.

Frenchie Pug is originated in the united states around 1990 when designer breeds were on-trend. The appearance of the Frug is adorable, short, and sturdy. They might have a black mask around their face like the Pug. They have an alert expression, big eyes, and some wrinkles around the face.

Temperament, Behavior, and Personality

Temperament: The temperament of the Frenchie Pug lively, fun, and sweet. It is playful and enjoys playing with ts family. They do well in an apartment or in a house with all-aged people from kids to old.

They can be naughty and stubborn at times so the owner should have a lot of patience on them when it comes to handling Frenchie Pug.

Behavior: Frenchie Pug is a very playful and sociable dog. They need constant attention and love. If they do not get enough social interaction, they become destructive. It will start to bark continuously, chew on stuff and run here and there. So, do not leave them alone for along time without human’s interaction.

Personality: The personality of the Frenchie Pug is friendly, devoted, and playful. They form a strong bond with its master and are loyal and devoted to them. They are of loving and affectionate nature, so they are an excellent companion for a loving family.

Is Frenchie Pug Child-Friendly?

Frenchie Pug is great with children and they make excellent playmates for kids. They are playful and funny which adores children and enjoys playing with them.

Although small kids might be harsh on them by pulling and pinching, so proper supervision is necessary. Also, teach your kids to behave around dogs and be gentle with them.

A girl eating popcorn with Frenchie Pug
A girl eating popcorn with Frenchie Pug.
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Training Frenchie Pug is quite hard as they are very stubborn and impatient. They need a leader who knows their temperament and behavior and can train them with patience. They tend to respond to well to positive methods of training. This will keep them motivated and focused on the training.

Agility training Frenchie Pug.


  • Frenchie Pug is a low-maintenance dog that does not need much grooming.
  • It is not yet recognized b any major Kennel Club and is only registered in minor designer breeds kennel club.

Health Issues

Frenchie Pug can inherit some of the canine diseases from its parents.

  • Hip Dysplasia: It is a condition that is mostly obtained from parent breeds. It causes lameness at the beginning and slowly causes sharp pain on the back of your dog. Consult a vet for the treatment and start the treatment as soon as possible.
  • Obesity: When your dog gains weight, it might face the problem of obesity. It is caused when feeding is more than exercise, so there should be balanced in exercise and the food you give to your dog. Do not overfeed them and make them fat.


The Frenchie Pug comes in the following colors:

  • Black
  • Brown
  • Speckled
  • Brindle
  • White
  • Cream
  • Golden
  • Silver
  • Black and Tan
  • Merle


Frenchie Pug Puppy
Brindle Frenchie Pug Puppy.
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Cost: The average cost of the Frenchie Pug is between $500-$800 USD.


Height: The average height of the adult Frenchie Pug is between 13-15 inches.

Weight: The average weight of the adult Frenchie Pug is between 15-30 pounds.

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