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