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