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