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