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