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