Arkamin Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Arkamin Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, arkamin as is their temperament. Arkamin Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, arkamin they have no set standard. Arkamin This isn’t a huge issue, arkamin as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Arkamin On the other hand, arkamin 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.

Arkamin Therefore, arkamin since there is no standard for Puggles, arkamin and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, arkamin you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Arkamin Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Arkamin Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Arkamin They are naturally playful, arkamin and should not be aggressive.

Arkamin Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, arkamin closely resembling a Beagle. Arkamin Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Arkamin The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Arkamin The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Arkamin The front legs are well muscled and straight, arkamin while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Arkamin The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Arkamin The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Arkamin The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, arkamin round dark brown eyes. Arkamin The eyes are very alert and expressive. Arkamin The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Arkamin The snout is longer than a Pug’s, arkamin but shorter than a Beagle’s, arkamin and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Arkamin The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Arkamin Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, arkamin tan, arkamin white) markings similar to a Beagle, arkamin the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Arkamin However, arkamin despite the coat color, arkamin all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Arkamin Aside from the coloring, arkamin the coat should be smooth and short.

Arkamin 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. Arkamin There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, arkamin 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

Arkamin Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Arkamin Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Arkamin Remember, arkamin dogs resort back to their natural roots, arkamin and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, arkamin you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.