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