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