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