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