Emtricitabine Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Emtricitabine This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Emtricitabine In the Puggle case, emtricitabine this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Emtricitabine The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, emtricitabine even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Emtricitabine Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, emtricitabine hybrid dogs breed, emtricitabine whether they began as mutts or not, emtricitabine is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Emtricitabine Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Emtricitabine Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Emtricitabine Of course, emtricitabine not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Emtricitabine The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Emtricitabine Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, emtricitabine a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Emtricitabine In other words, emtricitabine the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, emtricitabine and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Emtricitabine Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, emtricitabine sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Emtricitabine For instance, emtricitabine although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, emtricitabine they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Emtricitabine They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, emtricitabine which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Emtricitabine For reasons such as this, emtricitabine many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Emtricitabine Despite what some breeders may think, emtricitabine the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, emtricitabine and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Emtricitabine 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. Emtricitabine For this reason, emtricitabine they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Emtricitabine In addition, emtricitabine not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Emtricitabine Nonetheless, emtricitabine even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, emtricitabine the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, emtricitabine and is loved by many. Emtricitabine After all, emtricitabine who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.