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