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