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