Glivec Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Glivec This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Glivec In the Puggle case, glivec this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Glivec The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, glivec even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Glivec Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, glivec hybrid dogs breed, glivec whether they began as mutts or not, glivec is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Glivec Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Glivec Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Glivec Of course, glivec not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Glivec The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Glivec Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, glivec a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Glivec In other words, glivec the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, glivec and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Glivec Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, glivec sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Glivec For instance, glivec although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, glivec they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Glivec They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, glivec which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Glivec For reasons such as this, glivec many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Glivec Despite what some breeders may think, glivec the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, glivec and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Glivec 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. Glivec For this reason, glivec they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Glivec In addition, glivec not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Glivec Nonetheless, glivec even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, glivec the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, glivec and is loved by many. Glivec After all, glivec who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.