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