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