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