Atenolol Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Atenolol Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, atenolol as is their temperament. Atenolol Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, atenolol they have no set standard. Atenolol This isn’t a huge issue, atenolol as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Atenolol On the other hand, atenolol 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.
Atenolol Therefore, atenolol since there is no standard for Puggles, atenolol and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, atenolol you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Atenolol Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Atenolol Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Atenolol They are naturally playful, atenolol and should not be aggressive.
Atenolol Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, atenolol closely resembling a Beagle. Atenolol Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Atenolol The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Atenolol The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Atenolol The front legs are well muscled and straight, atenolol while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Atenolol The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Atenolol The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Atenolol The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, atenolol round dark brown eyes. Atenolol The eyes are very alert and expressive. Atenolol The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Atenolol The snout is longer than a Pug’s, atenolol but shorter than a Beagle’s, atenolol and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Atenolol The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Atenolol Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, atenolol tan, atenolol white) markings similar to a Beagle, atenolol the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Atenolol However, atenolol despite the coat color, atenolol all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Atenolol Aside from the coloring, atenolol the coat should be smooth and short.
Atenolol 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. Atenolol There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, atenolol 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
Atenolol Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Atenolol Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Atenolol Remember, atenolol dogs resort back to their natural roots, atenolol and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, atenolol you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.