Aberela Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Aberela Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, aberela as is their temperament. Aberela Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, aberela they have no set standard. Aberela This isn’t a huge issue, aberela as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Aberela On the other hand, aberela the breed standard is also an ideal way for a potential dog owner to ensure the puppy they are interested in is healthy and comes from a quality breed line.
Aberela Therefore, aberela since there is no standard for Puggles, aberela and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, aberela you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Aberela Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Aberela Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Aberela They are naturally playful, aberela and should not be aggressive.
Aberela Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, aberela closely resembling a Beagle. Aberela Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Aberela The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Aberela The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Aberela The front legs are well muscled and straight, aberela while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Aberela The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Aberela The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Aberela The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, aberela round dark brown eyes. Aberela The eyes are very alert and expressive. Aberela The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Aberela The snout is longer than a Pug’s, aberela but shorter than a Beagle’s, aberela and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Aberela The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Aberela Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, aberela tan, aberela white) markings similar to a Beagle, aberela the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Aberela However, aberela despite the coat color, aberela all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Aberela Aside from the coloring, aberela the coat should be smooth and short.
Aberela Health – Healthy Puggle puppies should have:
- White teeth and pink gums
- Clean ears that do not smell or leak discharge
- A cool damp or dry nose without discharge
- Clear eyes with an alert expression. Aberela There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, aberela or caked around them.
- There walk should be free of a limp
- Tail should be held high and not drooping low or carried between the legs
- Coat should be full -there should be no missing patches of fur
Aberela Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Aberela Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Aberela Remember, aberela dogs resort back to their natural roots, aberela and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, aberela you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.