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Ibuprofen Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Ibuprofen Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, ibuprofen as is their temperament. Ibuprofen Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, ibuprofen they have no set standard. Ibuprofen This isn’t a huge issue, ibuprofen as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Ibuprofen On the other hand, ibuprofen 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.

Ibuprofen Therefore, ibuprofen since there is no standard for Puggles, ibuprofen and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, ibuprofen you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Ibuprofen Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Ibuprofen Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Ibuprofen They are naturally playful, ibuprofen and should not be aggressive.

Ibuprofen Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, ibuprofen closely resembling a Beagle. Ibuprofen Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Ibuprofen The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Ibuprofen The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Ibuprofen The front legs are well muscled and straight, ibuprofen while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Ibuprofen The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Ibuprofen The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Ibuprofen The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, ibuprofen round dark brown eyes. Ibuprofen The eyes are very alert and expressive. Ibuprofen The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Ibuprofen The snout is longer than a Pug’s, ibuprofen but shorter than a Beagle’s, ibuprofen and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Ibuprofen The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Ibuprofen Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, ibuprofen tan, ibuprofen white) markings similar to a Beagle, ibuprofen the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Ibuprofen However, ibuprofen despite the coat color, ibuprofen all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Ibuprofen Aside from the coloring, ibuprofen the coat should be smooth and short.

Ibuprofen 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. Ibuprofen There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, ibuprofen 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

Ibuprofen Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Ibuprofen Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Ibuprofen Remember, ibuprofen dogs resort back to their natural roots, ibuprofen and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, ibuprofen you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.