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