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