Celestone Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Celestone This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Celestone In the Puggle case, celestone this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Celestone The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, celestone even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Celestone Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, celestone hybrid dogs breed, celestone whether they began as mutts or not, celestone is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Celestone Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Celestone Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Celestone Of course, celestone not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Celestone The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Celestone Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, celestone a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Celestone In other words, celestone the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, celestone and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Celestone Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, celestone sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Celestone For instance, celestone although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, celestone they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Celestone They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, celestone which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Celestone For reasons such as this, celestone many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Celestone Despite what some breeders may think, celestone the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, celestone and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Celestone 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. Celestone For this reason, celestone they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Celestone In addition, celestone not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Celestone Nonetheless, celestone even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, celestone the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, celestone and is loved by many. Celestone After all, celestone who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.