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