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