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