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