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