Novolog Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Novolog This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Novolog In the Puggle case, novolog this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Novolog The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, novolog even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Novolog Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, novolog hybrid dogs breed, novolog whether they began as mutts or not, novolog is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Novolog Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Novolog Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Novolog Of course, novolog not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Novolog The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Novolog Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, novolog a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Novolog In other words, novolog the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, novolog and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Novolog Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, novolog sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Novolog For instance, novolog although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, novolog they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Novolog They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, novolog which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Novolog For reasons such as this, novolog many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Novolog Despite what some breeders may think, novolog the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, novolog and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Novolog 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. Novolog For this reason, novolog they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Novolog In addition, novolog not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Novolog Nonetheless, novolog even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, novolog the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, novolog and is loved by many. Novolog After all, novolog who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.