Pantoprazole Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Pantoprazole This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Pantoprazole In the Puggle case, pantoprazole this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Pantoprazole The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, pantoprazole even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Pantoprazole Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, pantoprazole hybrid dogs breed, pantoprazole whether they began as mutts or not, pantoprazole is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Pantoprazole Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Pantoprazole Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Pantoprazole Of course, pantoprazole not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Pantoprazole The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Pantoprazole Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, pantoprazole a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Pantoprazole In other words, pantoprazole the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, pantoprazole and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Pantoprazole Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, pantoprazole sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Pantoprazole For instance, pantoprazole although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, pantoprazole they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Pantoprazole They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, pantoprazole which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Pantoprazole For reasons such as this, pantoprazole many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Pantoprazole Despite what some breeders may think, pantoprazole the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, pantoprazole and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Pantoprazole 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. Pantoprazole For this reason, pantoprazole they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Pantoprazole In addition, pantoprazole not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Pantoprazole Nonetheless, pantoprazole even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, pantoprazole the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, pantoprazole and is loved by many. Pantoprazole After all, pantoprazole who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.