The Auggie is a mixed breed dog between Australian Shepherd and Corgi, and commonly is a cross between Mini Australian Shepherd and the Pembroke Welsh Corgi (one of the two breeds belongs to Welsh Corgi). They were known as a “designer dog,” and have both qualities of its parents, Augi is a hyper and energetic dog, they are not suited to live in a small place where they can’t run all they want.
Auggie was bred as a companion who loves to be around their owner, they enjoy playing with children and can be part of any size of family, this dog is small in size and fits to live in an apartment and great companion for city dwellers.
Auggie Dog Breed Pictures
Dog Breed Group
Mixed Breed Dogs
10 to 13 Inches
20 to 29 Pounds
12 to 15 Years
Auggie coat is dense and silky, it often comes in tri-colored, but they can also have just two colors or even one. The common color combinations of their fur are black, tan, brown, and white. Like other breeds of dogs, it is recommended to brush their fur occasionally. It is better to bathe and groom them as necessary and used the right shampoo and conditioner for their fur to make it soft and smell good.
It is best to keep their dental hygiene and nail care properly, periodontal disease is very common to dog whatever their size, brush their teeth several times a week to help remove tartar and bacteria and maintain the good condition of their teeth. Trim their nails once or twice a month to prevent injury in your dogs, long nails can also cause arthritis or other health concern in dogs. Short, neatly trimmed nails keep the feet in good condition and prevent our dog’s legs from getting scratched when they excitedly jump up to greet us.
Auggie is a medium-sized dog weighing 20-29 pounds, its height is ranging from 10 to 13 inches tall at the shoulder. Their height and weight will vary depending on what breed between Australian Shepherd or Mini Australian Shepherd is being used.
Auggie is a good companion like its parents, they are very friendly, energetic, affectionate, and playful. They love their owner a lot that they don’t mind cuddling on the couch for a long period of time. Early socialization can make them good to other animals in the house, they are also a good playmate to the children as long as we teach the children how to handle the dogs for the safety of the dogs and the children themselves.
They can’t do better being left alone at home for long hours unlike other breeds of dogs, they might develop separation anxiety if you are going to leave for work and no one can look for them make sure to leave some distraction toys so they won’t get bored and back as much as possible.
Auggi has an average life span of 12 to 15 years, they are generally healthy but like other breeds of dogs, they are also prone to some diseases. Not all of them will get any or all of these diseases but the following are the common diseases they can have.
|Allergies||It is a misguided reaction to foreign substances by the body’s immune system of your dogs.|
|Progressive Retinal Atrophy||It is characterized by the bilateral degeneration of the retina, causing progressive vision loss culminating in blindness.|
How much is Auggie?
Look for a legit seller or breeder of the Auggie, the legit breeder puts a lot of effort into high quality and healthy breeding of dogs. They provide healthy Dog Foods, visit the Vet for check-ups, Vaccinations, Vitamins, and proper Grooming of the dogs.
In buying to a legit Breeder you can expect to pay $1000 – $1400 Auggie puppies.
The breeder will coup up all the expenses he/she spent to provide a healthy breed to you so expect a little expensive.
The basic cost of owning a dog ranges from $109 to $370 per month, it includes the food and treats, grooming, routine veterinary care, preventative medications and supplements, and lots more.
The Basic Costs of Owning a Dog
|Type of Expense||Yearly Estimate|
|Food and Treats||$250 to $700|
|Routine Veterinary Care (healthy dog)||$700 to $2,000|
|Preventative Medications (to prevent heartworms, fleas, ticks, and other parasites) and Supplements (e.g. Vitamins, glucosamine, or omega 3s)||$200 to $600|
|Training Classes or Resources||$25 to $300|
|Grooming||$30 to $500|
|Dog Accesories (Toys, Beds, Leashes and Collars, etc.)||$100 to $300|
|Average Monthly Cost of Owning a Dog||$109 to $370|
|Average Yearly Total||$1,305 to $4,400|
Nowadays hundreds of thousands of dogs are being abandoned that’s why instead of buying I suggest you adopt! Support those in need give them love and a home to stay in for the rest of their life.
Note: The expenses of Taking care of a Dogs does not end in buying one after you bought or adopt your Dog you must provide their necessary needs, like Visit Vet ones a year for their health check-up, Complete and follow up Vaccinations, Foods and provide Vitamins as their maintenance and the most important is Time to play and cuddle with them, I think that’s the most affordable one, giving attention to them, proper care and lots of love from you…