Cidomycin Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Cidomycin Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, cidomycin as is their temperament. Cidomycin Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, cidomycin they have no set standard. Cidomycin This isn’t a huge issue, cidomycin as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Cidomycin On the other hand, cidomycin the breed standard is also an ideal way for a potential dog owner to ensure the puppy they are interested in is healthy and comes from a quality breed line.
Cidomycin Therefore, cidomycin since there is no standard for Puggles, cidomycin and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, cidomycin you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Cidomycin Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Cidomycin Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Cidomycin They are naturally playful, cidomycin and should not be aggressive.
Cidomycin Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, cidomycin closely resembling a Beagle. Cidomycin Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Cidomycin The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Cidomycin The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Cidomycin The front legs are well muscled and straight, cidomycin while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Cidomycin The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Cidomycin The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Cidomycin The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, cidomycin round dark brown eyes. Cidomycin The eyes are very alert and expressive. Cidomycin The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Cidomycin The snout is longer than a Pug’s, cidomycin but shorter than a Beagle’s, cidomycin and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Cidomycin The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Cidomycin Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, cidomycin tan, cidomycin white) markings similar to a Beagle, cidomycin the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Cidomycin However, cidomycin despite the coat color, cidomycin all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Cidomycin Aside from the coloring, cidomycin the coat should be smooth and short.
Cidomycin Health – Healthy Puggle puppies should have:
- White teeth and pink gums
- Clean ears that do not smell or leak discharge
- A cool damp or dry nose without discharge
- Clear eyes with an alert expression. Cidomycin There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, cidomycin or caked around them.
- There walk should be free of a limp
- Tail should be held high and not drooping low or carried between the legs
- Coat should be full -there should be no missing patches of fur
Cidomycin Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Cidomycin Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Cidomycin Remember, cidomycin dogs resort back to their natural roots, cidomycin and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, cidomycin you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.