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