Alfuzosin Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Alfuzosin This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Alfuzosin In the Puggle case, alfuzosin this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Alfuzosin The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, alfuzosin even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.
Alfuzosin Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, alfuzosin hybrid dogs breed, alfuzosin whether they began as mutts or not, alfuzosin is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Alfuzosin Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Alfuzosin Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.
Alfuzosin Of course, alfuzosin not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Alfuzosin The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Alfuzosin Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, alfuzosin a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Alfuzosin In other words, alfuzosin the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, alfuzosin and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.
Alfuzosin Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, alfuzosin sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Alfuzosin For instance, alfuzosin although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, alfuzosin they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.
Alfuzosin They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, alfuzosin which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Alfuzosin For reasons such as this, alfuzosin many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.
Alfuzosin Despite what some breeders may think, alfuzosin the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, alfuzosin and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.
Alfuzosin It is also important to point out that a hybrid dog is not considered a “true breed” due to the fact that they don’t have an official breed standard. Alfuzosin For this reason, alfuzosin they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Alfuzosin In addition, alfuzosin not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.
Alfuzosin Nonetheless, alfuzosin even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, alfuzosin the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, alfuzosin and is loved by many. Alfuzosin After all, alfuzosin who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.