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