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