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