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