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