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