Actoplus met Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Actoplus met Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, actoplus met as is their temperament. Actoplus met Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, actoplus met they have no set standard. Actoplus met This isn’t a huge issue, actoplus met as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Actoplus met On the other hand, actoplus met 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.
Actoplus met Therefore, actoplus met since there is no standard for Puggles, actoplus met and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, actoplus met you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Actoplus met Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Actoplus met Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Actoplus met They are naturally playful, actoplus met and should not be aggressive.
Actoplus met Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, actoplus met closely resembling a Beagle. Actoplus met Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Actoplus met The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Actoplus met The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Actoplus met The front legs are well muscled and straight, actoplus met while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Actoplus met The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Actoplus met The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Actoplus met The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, actoplus met round dark brown eyes. Actoplus met The eyes are very alert and expressive. Actoplus met The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Actoplus met The snout is longer than a Pug’s, actoplus met but shorter than a Beagle’s, actoplus met and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Actoplus met The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Actoplus met Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, actoplus met tan, actoplus met white) markings similar to a Beagle, actoplus met the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Actoplus met However, actoplus met despite the coat color, actoplus met all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Actoplus met Aside from the coloring, actoplus met the coat should be smooth and short.
Actoplus met 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. Actoplus met There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, actoplus met 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
Actoplus met Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Actoplus met Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Actoplus met Remember, actoplus met dogs resort back to their natural roots, actoplus met and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, actoplus met you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.