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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Zebeta 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. Zebeta There should be no gunk seeping from the eyes, zebeta 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

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