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