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