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