Flavoxate Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Flavoxate This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Flavoxate In the Puggle case, flavoxate this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Flavoxate The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, flavoxate even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Flavoxate Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, flavoxate hybrid dogs breed, flavoxate whether they began as mutts or not, flavoxate is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Flavoxate Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Flavoxate Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Flavoxate Of course, flavoxate not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Flavoxate The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Flavoxate Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, flavoxate a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Flavoxate In other words, flavoxate the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, flavoxate and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Flavoxate Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, flavoxate sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Flavoxate For instance, flavoxate although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, flavoxate they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Flavoxate They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, flavoxate which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Flavoxate For reasons such as this, flavoxate many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Flavoxate Despite what some breeders may think, flavoxate the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, flavoxate and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Flavoxate 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. Flavoxate For this reason, flavoxate they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Flavoxate In addition, flavoxate not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Flavoxate Nonetheless, flavoxate even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, flavoxate the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, flavoxate and is loved by many. Flavoxate After all, flavoxate who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.