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