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