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