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