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