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