Norlevo Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Norlevo This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Norlevo In the Puggle case, norlevo this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Norlevo The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, norlevo even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.
Norlevo Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, norlevo hybrid dogs breed, norlevo whether they began as mutts or not, norlevo is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Norlevo Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Norlevo Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.
Norlevo Of course, norlevo not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Norlevo The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Norlevo Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, norlevo a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Norlevo In other words, norlevo the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, norlevo and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.
Norlevo Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, norlevo sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Norlevo For instance, norlevo although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, norlevo they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.
Norlevo They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, norlevo which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Norlevo For reasons such as this, norlevo many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.
Norlevo Despite what some breeders may think, norlevo the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, norlevo and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.
Norlevo It is also important to point out that a hybrid dog is not considered a “true breed” due to the fact that they don’t have an official breed standard. Norlevo For this reason, norlevo they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Norlevo In addition, norlevo not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.
Norlevo Nonetheless, norlevo even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, norlevo the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, norlevo and is loved by many. Norlevo After all, norlevo who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.