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