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