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