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