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