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