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