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