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