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