Misoprostol Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Misoprostol Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, misoprostol as is their temperament. Misoprostol Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, misoprostol they have no set standard. Misoprostol This isn’t a huge issue, misoprostol as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Misoprostol On the other hand, misoprostol 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.
Misoprostol Therefore, misoprostol since there is no standard for Puggles, misoprostol and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, misoprostol you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:
Misoprostol Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Misoprostol Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Misoprostol They are naturally playful, misoprostol and should not be aggressive.
Misoprostol Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, misoprostol closely resembling a Beagle. Misoprostol Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Misoprostol The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.
Misoprostol The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Misoprostol The front legs are well muscled and straight, misoprostol while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Misoprostol The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Misoprostol The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.
Misoprostol The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, misoprostol round dark brown eyes. Misoprostol The eyes are very alert and expressive. Misoprostol The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.
Misoprostol The snout is longer than a Pug’s, misoprostol but shorter than a Beagle’s, misoprostol and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Misoprostol The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.
Misoprostol Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, misoprostol tan, misoprostol white) markings similar to a Beagle, misoprostol the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Misoprostol However, misoprostol despite the coat color, misoprostol all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Misoprostol Aside from the coloring, misoprostol the coat should be smooth and short.
Misoprostol 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. Misoprostol There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, misoprostol 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
Misoprostol Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Misoprostol Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Misoprostol Remember, misoprostol dogs resort back to their natural roots, misoprostol and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, misoprostol you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.