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