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