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