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