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