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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Metoclopramide 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. Metoclopramide There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, metoclopramide 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

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