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