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