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