Hynorex retard Puggles are a hybrid breed that are the result of crossing a Pug and a Beagle; two purebred dogs. Hynorex retard A Puggle is a moderate sized dog that is considered excellent family pets. Hynorex retard They have the playful and docile lap dog qualities of the Pug and the energy and hunting instincts of the Beagle.
Hynorex retard The Puggle is an exceptionally friendly breed that gets a long well with children and thrives on human companionship. Hynorex retard They have plenty of energy and can be quite hyperactive at times – a trait they inherit from both their parents.
Hynorex retard Most Puggles are a perfect mix of Pug and Beagle and will warm the hearts of anyone looking for an energetic, hynorex retard outdoor loving lapdog.
Hynorex retard Puggles History
Hynorex retard Puggles have an extremely short history, hynorex retard and very little is known about when the first cross breed took place or why. Hynorex retard What is known is that that Puggle breed originated in America, hynorex retard and a Wisconsin Puggle breeder known as Wallace Havens was the first to register a Puggle litter with the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC). Hynorex retard Havens is also credited with giving the breed its name.
Hynorex retard The Puggle, hynorex retard like all hybrid dogs, hynorex retard are bred in different ways. Hynorex retard For instance, hynorex retard Puggles may be bred as follows:
- Pug – Beagle
- Pug – Puggle
- Beagle – Puggle
- Puggle – Puggle
Hynorex retard The different combinations produce different characteristics in the dogs. Hynorex retard For instance, hynorex retard certain coat color or other physical features may be different, hynorex retard and the temperaments may vary as well depending on how many Beagle traits there is in the dog compared to Pug or vice versa. Hynorex retard Therefore, hynorex retard it’s a good idea to ask a Puggle breeder how they choose to breed their dogs and why.
Hynorex retard It is interesting to note that even though Puggles are hybrid dogs, hynorex retard they actually sell more than both their purebred parents. Hynorex retard The main reason why these dogs sell for so much is because they are considered “Designer Dogs”. Hynorex retard Designer dogs are different hybrid breeds like the Puggle that have become extremely popular.
Hynorex retard Puggles – Charming Companions
Hynorex retard Puggles are incredibly loving and friendly dogs. Hynorex retard They love to be in the laps of their master and fellow family members, hynorex retard just as they love to be outdoors running and enjoy the fresh air. Hynorex retard Due to their incredibly social and affectionate nature, hynorex retard the Puggle is considered an excellent family pet and is wonderful with both children and other family pets.
Hynorex retard Keep in mind that although they are affectionate, hynorex retard and Puggles can look serious when calm and quiet, hynorex retard they are not ideal guard dogs and will welcome virtually any stranger into their home. Hynorex retard That being said, hynorex retard they are quite the watchdog and love to bark to say “hello” or to alert their family to strangers. Hynorex retard Aside from barking, hynorex retard you should also be warned that a Puggle may have also inherited the howling trait from their Beagle genes. Hynorex retard You may find howling cute at first, hynorex retard but it is a noise that will quickly irritate you and your neighbors.
Hynorex retard Puggles are a relatively intelligent breed. Hynorex retard That being said, hynorex retard they can be difficult to train, hynorex retard especially when it comes to housebreaking. Hynorex retard However, hynorex retard the Puggle is a clown at heart and easily catches on to tricks and adopts certain behaviors that bring out their true character.
Hynorex retard The average Puggle stands about 13-15 inches at the shoulders and is approximately 15-30 pounds. Hynorex retard Some Puggles may actually be bred smaller by combining a pug with a smaller Beagle. Hynorex retard This Puggle breed is known as a “Pocket Puggle”, hynorex retard and they only differ from the regular Puggle variety in that they are slightly smaller in size, hynorex retard typically by 10 pounds.
Hynorex retard As far as health is concerned, hynorex retard Puggles are sensitive to extreme climates and are susceptible to overheating and catching colds just like their Pug ancestors. Hynorex retard The Puggle can still develop snoring and other breathing problems such as wheezing, hynorex retard even though their muzzle is slightly longer than a Pug. Hynorex retard Breathing problems can develop from vigorous exercise, hynorex retard which the average Puggle tends to enjoy due to their Beagle heritage. Hynorex retard Therefore, hynorex retard you need to make sure that your Puggle doesn’t overexert yourself.
Hynorex retard Puggles also enjoy eating and have hearty appetites. Hynorex retard Care needs to be taken to ensure that this breed doesn’t overeat, hynorex retard as obesity can become a health concern. Hynorex retard Other health risks include ear infections and cherry eye. Hynorex retard Nevertheless, hynorex retard despite their health issues, hynorex retard the Puggle can generally live a healthy life of 14 years or more.
Hynorex retard Puggles do require a sufficient amount of exercise on a daily basis in order to keep them trim and happy. Hynorex retard They love to play and should be taken on walks (twice daily for 15 – 20 minutes) weather permitting.
Hynorex retard Grooming a Puggle is easy as they are considered a low maintenance dog. Hynorex retard They only need an occasional bath ( A few times per year), hynorex retard as rubbing their coat with a damp towel and giving it a brush on a regular basis (few times per week) keeps their coat glossy and clean. Hynorex retard Although the Puggle does not have as many wrinkles as a Pug, hynorex retard their wrinkles and face still need to be wiped daily to ensure they are clean. Hynorex retard You also need to check and clean their ears once a week to avoid infection.
Hynorex retard Puggles shed quite a bit, hynorex retard especially during spring. Hynorex retard Therefore, hynorex retard they are not a hypoallergenic dog and will leave hair around the home wherever they go.
Hynorex retard You need to keep all of the above information in mind if you are considering making a Puggle a part of your family.