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