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