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