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