Shatavari Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Shatavari Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, shatavari as is their temperament. Shatavari Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, shatavari they have no set standard. Shatavari This isn’t a huge issue, shatavari as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Shatavari On the other hand, shatavari 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.

Shatavari Therefore, shatavari since there is no standard for Puggles, shatavari and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, shatavari you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Shatavari Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Shatavari Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Shatavari They are naturally playful, shatavari and should not be aggressive.

Shatavari Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, shatavari closely resembling a Beagle. Shatavari Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Shatavari The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Shatavari The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Shatavari The front legs are well muscled and straight, shatavari while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Shatavari The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Shatavari The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Shatavari The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, shatavari round dark brown eyes. Shatavari The eyes are very alert and expressive. Shatavari The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Shatavari The snout is longer than a Pug’s, shatavari but shorter than a Beagle’s, shatavari and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Shatavari The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Shatavari Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, shatavari tan, shatavari white) markings similar to a Beagle, shatavari the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Shatavari However, shatavari despite the coat color, shatavari all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Shatavari Aside from the coloring, shatavari the coat should be smooth and short.

Shatavari 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. Shatavari There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, shatavari 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

Shatavari Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Shatavari Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Shatavari Remember, shatavari dogs resort back to their natural roots, shatavari and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, shatavari you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.