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