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