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