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