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