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