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