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