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