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