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