Crestor Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Crestor Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, crestor as is their temperament. Crestor Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, crestor they have no set standard. Crestor This isn’t a huge issue, crestor as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Crestor On the other hand, crestor 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.

Crestor Therefore, crestor since there is no standard for Puggles, crestor and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, crestor you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Crestor Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Crestor Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Crestor They are naturally playful, crestor and should not be aggressive.

Crestor Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, crestor closely resembling a Beagle. Crestor Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Crestor The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Crestor The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Crestor The front legs are well muscled and straight, crestor while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Crestor The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Crestor The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Crestor The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, crestor round dark brown eyes. Crestor The eyes are very alert and expressive. Crestor The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Crestor The snout is longer than a Pug’s, crestor but shorter than a Beagle’s, crestor and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Crestor The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Crestor Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, crestor tan, crestor white) markings similar to a Beagle, crestor the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Crestor However, crestor despite the coat color, crestor all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Crestor Aside from the coloring, crestor the coat should be smooth and short.

Crestor 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. Crestor There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, crestor 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

Crestor Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Crestor Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Crestor Remember, crestor dogs resort back to their natural roots, crestor and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, crestor you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.