Prevacid Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Prevacid This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Prevacid In the Puggle case, prevacid this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Prevacid The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, prevacid even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Prevacid Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, prevacid hybrid dogs breed, prevacid whether they began as mutts or not, prevacid is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Prevacid Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Prevacid Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Prevacid Of course, prevacid not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Prevacid The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Prevacid Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, prevacid a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Prevacid In other words, prevacid the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, prevacid and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Prevacid Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, prevacid sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Prevacid For instance, prevacid although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, prevacid they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Prevacid They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, prevacid which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Prevacid For reasons such as this, prevacid many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Prevacid Despite what some breeders may think, prevacid the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, prevacid and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Prevacid 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. Prevacid For this reason, prevacid they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Prevacid In addition, prevacid not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Prevacid Nonetheless, prevacid even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, prevacid the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, prevacid and is loved by many. Prevacid After all, prevacid who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.