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