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