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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reclide 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. Reclide There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, reclide 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

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