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