Venlafaxine Puggle puppies are very small and wrinkly. Venlafaxine Their appearance is almost a perfect mix of Beagle and Pug, venlafaxine as is their temperament. Venlafaxine Due to the fact that the Puggle is a hybrid and not a true breed, venlafaxine they have no set standard. Venlafaxine This isn’t a huge issue, venlafaxine as most breed standards have been created as a guide for those interested in showing and registering their dog. Venlafaxine On the other hand, venlafaxine 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.

Venlafaxine Therefore, venlafaxine since there is no standard for Puggles, venlafaxine and litters can be different depending on how the dogs are crossbred, venlafaxine you’ll need to inspect your Puggle puppies by keeping the following information in mind:

Venlafaxine Temperament – Puggles are very outgoing and social. Venlafaxine Puppies should not shy away or fear social interaction with humans. Venlafaxine They are naturally playful, venlafaxine and should not be aggressive.

Venlafaxine Appearance – The standard Puggle pup has a long body that is thick and stocky, venlafaxine closely resembling a Beagle. Venlafaxine Their backs are level and extend into a long tail that is thick at the base and than tapers off. Venlafaxine The tail is carried high over the back and often has a curl to it.

Venlafaxine The legs of Puggle puppies are short. Venlafaxine The front legs are well muscled and straight, venlafaxine while the back legs are well muscled with a well-bent stifle. Venlafaxine The paws of the Puggle are quite large but not un-proportioned to the legs. Venlafaxine The feet should face forward and not turn in or out.

Venlafaxine The face of a Puggle is wrinkly like a Pug’s and they have large, venlafaxine round dark brown eyes. Venlafaxine The eyes are very alert and expressive. Venlafaxine The ears of the Puggle are large and floppy like a Beagle.

Venlafaxine The snout is longer than a Pug’s, venlafaxine but shorter than a Beagle’s, venlafaxine and the nose is black and features large nostrils. Venlafaxine The teeth of a puggle should form a complete and perfect scissor bite with the front teeth slightly overlapping the bottom teeth.

Venlafaxine Although some Puggles may be multicolored with black and tan or tri-colored (black, venlafaxine tan, venlafaxine white) markings similar to a Beagle, venlafaxine the vast majorities of Puggle puppies are fawn in color. Venlafaxine However, venlafaxine despite the coat color, venlafaxine all Puggles should have black masks similar to Pugs. Venlafaxine Aside from the coloring, venlafaxine the coat should be smooth and short.

Venlafaxine 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. Venlafaxine There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, venlafaxine 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

Venlafaxine Purebred background check - Make sure you check out the breed standard for both the Pug and Beagle before you consider owning a Puggle. Venlafaxine Knowing the good and bad traits associated with both breeds will give you an idea of what to expect from you dog. Venlafaxine Remember, venlafaxine dogs resort back to their natural roots, venlafaxine and since Puggle puppies have two different natural roots inbred in them, venlafaxine you’ll likely end up with mixed traits of both breeds.