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