Lialda Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Lialda Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, lialda as is their temperament. Lialda Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, lialda they have no set standard. Lialda This isn’t a huge issue, lialda as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Lialda On the other hand, lialda 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.

Lialda Therefore, lialda since there is no standard for Puggles, lialda and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, lialda you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Lialda Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Lialda Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Lialda They are naturally playful, lialda and should not be aggressive.

Lialda Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, lialda closely resembling a Beagle. Lialda Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Lialda The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Lialda The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Lialda The front legs are well muscled and straight, lialda while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Lialda The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Lialda The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Lialda The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, lialda round dark brown eyes. Lialda The eyes are very alert and expressive. Lialda The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Lialda The snout is longer than a Pug’s, lialda but shorter than a Beagle’s, lialda and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Lialda The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Lialda Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, lialda tan, lialda white) markings similar to a Beagle, lialda the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Lialda However, lialda despite the coat color, lialda all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Lialda Aside from the coloring, lialda the coat should be smooth and short.

Lialda 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. Lialda There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, lialda 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

Lialda Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Lialda Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Lialda Remember, lialda dogs resort back to their natural roots, lialda and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, lialda you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.