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