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