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