Lesofat Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Lesofat This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Lesofat In the Puggle case, lesofat this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Lesofat The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, lesofat even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Lesofat Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, lesofat hybrid dogs breed, lesofat whether they began as mutts or not, lesofat is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Lesofat Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Lesofat Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Lesofat Of course, lesofat not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Lesofat The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Lesofat Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, lesofat a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Lesofat In other words, lesofat the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, lesofat and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Lesofat Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, lesofat sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Lesofat For instance, lesofat although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, lesofat they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Lesofat They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, lesofat which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Lesofat For reasons such as this, lesofat many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Lesofat Despite what some breeders may think, lesofat the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, lesofat and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Lesofat 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. Lesofat For this reason, lesofat they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Lesofat In addition, lesofat not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Lesofat Nonetheless, lesofat even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, lesofat the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, lesofat and is loved by many. Lesofat After all, lesofat who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.