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