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