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