Cuxanorm Puggle breeders need to be carefully scrutinized before you make the decision to buy a pup from their litter. Cuxanorm Even though the Puggle does not have a breed standard, cuxanorm this doesn’t mean you should trust every Puggle Breeder out there. Cuxanorm Not everyone has good breeding ethics, cuxanorm and for some, cuxanorm all they care about is the money they’ll make off the sales of a popular breed.

Cuxanorm Here is what you need to find out before you settle on just any Puggle breeder –

  • Does the breeder sell his/her Puggles privately, cuxanorm or do they sell to pet shops? A breeder that is willing to sell the dogs they breed to pet shops is only in the breeding business for money.
  • Does the breeder breed more than Puggles? If Puggle breeders are breeding more than one type of dog other than a Beagle or Pug (aside from the Puggle) or if they have only ever bred Puggles, cuxanorm you should take your business elsewhere. Cuxanorm A reputable breeder interested in breeding hybrids should first be experienced with properly breeding a purebred dog. Cuxanorm Furthermore, cuxanorm a breeder who has bred either Pugs of Beagles previously, cuxanorm has a good idea of what type of temperaments to expect.
  • Ask to see the sire and dam of the litter. Cuxanorm A good breeder will show you both or either the sire and dam of the litter. Cuxanorm They should also show you a detailed pedigree of both dogs. Cuxanorm Even though Puggles are only hybrid dogs, cuxanorm a breeder with a pedigree of the purebred parents is a sign of a responsible breeder.
  • Is the breeder willing to give up the pup before 8 weeks? Puggle breeders should not allow a Puggle puppy to be taken sooner than 8 weeks of age. Cuxanorm A puppy offered before this age has not been allowed sufficient time to be weaned from his/her mother. Cuxanorm This can cause social and development issues in the dog.
  • There should always be a guarantee – Only a reputable breeder would provide you with a contract and written guarantee for the dog. Cuxanorm The guarantee usually states that if something should happen with the dog’s health, cuxanorm etc. Cuxanorm they will take the Puggle back and offer you a new one or give you your money back. Cuxanorm Essentially, cuxanorm a good breeder would rather take the dog back than see harm come to it.
  • The breeder should be registered – Even though the Puggle is a hybrid breed not recognized by any of the national kennel clubs, cuxanorm reputable Puggle Breeders will have their Puggles registered with the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC), cuxanorm or the Hybrid Club of their nation. Cuxanorm Note: The ACHC only registers individual Puggles that have purebread parents. Cuxanorm

Cuxanorm Finally, cuxanorm make sure you visit the breeder in person and get to know the pups before you make any decisions. Cuxanorm In addition, cuxanorm make sure the premise in which the breeder is raising the pups is a clean and happy environment.