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