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