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