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