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