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