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