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