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