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