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