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