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