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