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