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