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