Potassium iodide Puggle breeders need to be carefully scrutinized before you make the decision to buy a pup from their litter. Potassium iodide Even though the Puggle does not have a breed standard, potassium iodide this doesn’t mean you should trust every Puggle Breeder out there. Potassium iodide Not everyone has good breeding ethics, potassium iodide and for some, potassium iodide all they care about is the money they’ll make off the sales of a popular breed.
Potassium iodide Here is what you need to find out before you settle on just any Puggle breeder –
- Does the breeder sell his/her Puggles privately, potassium iodide or do they sell to pet shops? A breeder that is willing to sell the dogs they breed to pet shops is only in the breeding business for money.
- Does the breeder breed more than Puggles? If Puggle breeders are breeding more than one type of dog other than a Beagle or Pug (aside from the Puggle) or if they have only ever bred Puggles, potassium iodide you should take your business elsewhere. Potassium iodide A reputable breeder interested in breeding hybrids should first be experienced with properly breeding a purebred dog. Potassium iodide Furthermore, potassium iodide a breeder who has bred either Pugs of Beagles previously, potassium iodide has a good idea of what type of temperaments to expect.
- Ask to see the sire and dam of the litter. Potassium iodide A good breeder will show you both or either the sire and dam of the litter. Potassium iodide They should also show you a detailed pedigree of both dogs. Potassium iodide Even though Puggles are only hybrid dogs, potassium iodide a breeder with a pedigree of the purebred parents is a sign of a responsible breeder.
- Is the breeder willing to give up the pup before 8 weeks? Puggle breeders should not allow a Puggle puppy to be taken sooner than 8 weeks of age. Potassium iodide A puppy offered before this age has not been allowed sufficient time to be weaned from his/her mother. Potassium iodide This can cause social and development issues in the dog.
- There should always be a guarantee – Only a reputable breeder would provide you with a contract and written guarantee for the dog. Potassium iodide The guarantee usually states that if something should happen with the dog’s health, potassium iodide etc. Potassium iodide they will take the Puggle back and offer you a new one or give you your money back. Potassium iodide Essentially, potassium iodide a good breeder would rather take the dog back than see harm come to it.
- The breeder should be registered – Even though the Puggle is a hybrid breed not recognized by any of the national kennel clubs, potassium iodide reputable Puggle Breeders will have their Puggles registered with the American Canine Hybrid Club (ACHC), potassium iodide or the Hybrid Club of their nation. Potassium iodide Note: The ACHC only registers individual Puggles that have purebread parents. Potassium iodide
Potassium iodide Finally, potassium iodide make sure you visit the breeder in person and get to know the pups before you make any decisions. Potassium iodide In addition, potassium iodide make sure the premise in which the breeder is raising the pups is a clean and happy environment.