Atazanavir Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Atazanavir This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Atazanavir In the Puggle case, atazanavir this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Atazanavir The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, atazanavir even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Atazanavir Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, atazanavir hybrid dogs breed, atazanavir whether they began as mutts or not, atazanavir is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Atazanavir Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Atazanavir Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Atazanavir Of course, atazanavir not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Atazanavir The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Atazanavir Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, atazanavir a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Atazanavir In other words, atazanavir the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, atazanavir and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Atazanavir Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, atazanavir sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Atazanavir For instance, atazanavir although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, atazanavir they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Atazanavir They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, atazanavir which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Atazanavir For reasons such as this, atazanavir many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Atazanavir Despite what some breeders may think, atazanavir the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, atazanavir and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Atazanavir 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. Atazanavir For this reason, atazanavir they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Atazanavir In addition, atazanavir not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Atazanavir Nonetheless, atazanavir even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, atazanavir the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, atazanavir and is loved by many. Atazanavir After all, atazanavir who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.