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