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