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