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