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