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