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