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