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