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