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