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