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