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