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