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