Silibinin Puggle dogs are considered hybrids. Silibinin This basically means they are a cross between two different purebreds. Silibinin In the Puggle case, silibinin this would be a Beagle and a Pug. Silibinin The Puggle can also be referred to as a crossbreed, silibinin even though this term can also refer to a mongrel - a dog that has only one known purebred in their genes.

Silibinin Unlike mongrels or mutts that are usually the result of an unintentional crossbreed, silibinin hybrid dogs breed, silibinin whether they began as mutts or not, silibinin is purposely bred to create a specific breed type. Silibinin Hybrid dogs like the Puggle are known as “designer dogs”. Silibinin Designer dogs are popular hybrids that have been purposely created using two specific purebred dogs.

Silibinin Of course, silibinin not all “designer dogs” are bred for the purpose of suiting the latest fad. Silibinin The Labradoodle is a good example of this. Silibinin Unlike breeding a Beagle and Pug for fashion, silibinin a Labrador and Standard Poodle were initially bred to create a hypoallergenic guide dog. Silibinin In other words, silibinin the original cross breeding that resulted in the Labradoodle was intentional, silibinin and is still trying to be perfected so it can be recognized as a purebred dog.

Silibinin Although most hybrids are selectively bred to create a breed that features all of the great characteristics of its two parents, silibinin sometimes there is no actual thought process in the creation of such breeds. Silibinin For instance, silibinin although Puggle dogs are very sweet and sociable dogs, silibinin they were bred for no other purpose than to be a family pet.

Silibinin They are not hypoallergenic and they are still prone to Pug breathing problems, silibinin which can be made worse because of their love for hunting that has been passed to them through their Beagle genes. Silibinin For reasons such as this, silibinin many purebred breeders argue that designer dog breeding is irresponsible.

Silibinin Despite what some breeders may think, silibinin the fact of the matter is that hybrid dogs are very popular, silibinin and often make excellent family pets and generally tend to be very healthy and happy breeds.

Silibinin 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. Silibinin For this reason, silibinin they are not recognized by any national kennel club. Silibinin In addition, silibinin not being a true breed means that each Puggle litter produced will be different each time.

Silibinin Nonetheless, silibinin even though Puggle dogs may not have a “true” standard to their name, silibinin the fact remains that this special hybrid is in high demand, silibinin and is loved by many. Silibinin After all, silibinin who says a dog needs an official standard to be considered a great pal and a one-of-a-kind friend.