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