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