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