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