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