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