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