Cormax Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Cormax Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, cormax as is their temperament. Cormax Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, cormax they have no set standard. Cormax This isn’t a huge issue, cormax as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Cormax On the other hand, cormax 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.
Cormax Therefore, cormax since there is no standard for Puggles, cormax and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, cormax you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Cormax Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Cormax Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Cormax They are naturally playful, cormax and should not be aggressive.
Cormax Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, cormax closely resembling a Beagle. Cormax Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Cormax The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Cormax The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Cormax The front legs are well muscled and straight, cormax while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Cormax The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Cormax The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Cormax The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, cormax round dark brown eyes. Cormax The eyes are very alert and expressive. Cormax The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Cormax The snout is longer than a Pug’s, cormax but shorter than a Beagle’s, cormax and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Cormax The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Cormax Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, cormax tan, cormax white) markings similar to a Beagle, cormax the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Cormax However, cormax despite the coat color, cormax all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Cormax Aside from the coloring, cormax the coat should be smooth and short.
Cormax 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. Cormax There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, cormax 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
Cormax Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Cormax Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Cormax Remember, cormax dogs resort back to their natural roots, cormax and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, cormax you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.