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