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