Prolastat Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Prolastat Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, prolastat as is their temperament. Prolastat Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, prolastat they have no set standard. Prolastat This isn’t a huge issue, prolastat as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Prolastat On the other hand, prolastat 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.

Prolastat Therefore, prolastat since there is no standard for Puggles, prolastat and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, prolastat you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Prolastat Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Prolastat Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Prolastat They are naturally playful, prolastat and should not be aggressive.

Prolastat Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, prolastat closely resembling a Beagle. Prolastat Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Prolastat The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Prolastat The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Prolastat The front legs are well muscled and straight, prolastat while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Prolastat The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Prolastat The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Prolastat The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, prolastat round dark brown eyes. Prolastat The eyes are very alert and expressive. Prolastat The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Prolastat The snout is longer than a Pug’s, prolastat but shorter than a Beagle’s, prolastat and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Prolastat The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Prolastat Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, prolastat tan, prolastat white) markings similar to a Beagle, prolastat the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Prolastat However, prolastat despite the coat color, prolastat all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Prolastat Aside from the coloring, prolastat the coat should be smooth and short.

Prolastat 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. Prolastat There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, prolastat 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

Prolastat Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Prolastat Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Prolastat Remember, prolastat dogs resort back to their natural roots, prolastat and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, prolastat you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.