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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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