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