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