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