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