Have you thought about getting a puggle? Puggles are an extremely popular crossbreed. The puggle is a mix between a pug and a beagle. They have the wrinkles of their pug parent and the longer muzzle of a beagle, which makes breathing a lot easier.
The puggle’s double coat is short and smooth, and it is very easy to care for. They need very little grooming and they shed moderately. Brush your puggle once a week to get rid of excess hair. Puggles come in a variety of colors including black, fawn and tan. Some puggles have black masks on the face.
A puggle makes a great pet for first-time dog owners, families and seniors. This is also a good breed for households that have other pets. Because of a tendency to bark or howl, this breed may not be the best choice for those living in an apartment or other noise-controlled environments.
The breed is generally healthy, although they are disposed to some health issues including hip dysplasia, epilepsy, cherry eye, hypothyroidism and patellar luxation.
What Is the Puggle Temperament Like?
Because they are a mix of pug and beagle, the puggle’s personality is also a mix of their parents’ temperament. They have inherited their active inquisitive attitude and a love for sniffing from their beagle parent. And they have inherited their sweet nature from their pug parent.
To learn more about pugs, go to Pugs – Choosing a Pug.
To learn more about beagles, go to Beagles – Choosing a Beagle.
So what is the puggle temperament like? Puggles are sweet, good-natured, playful, perky and energetic little dogs. Puggles will run and play like a puppy even when they are grown up. They are known to be affectionate and they love to cuddle. They love to get lots of attention. Puggles are very social dogs. They get along well with children and other animals. This breed is usually very welcoming to guests and strangers.
The puggle makes a wonderful companion for families and is well suited to living in an apartment or a large home. This breed is lively and energetic so they need exercise. While a puggle can get most of his exercise indoors, puggles enjoy going for a walk or playing in a fenced yard.
The puggle is an intelligent dog that is moderately easy to train. (They do have a tendency to be a bit stubborn.) They respond well to treats and praise as training tools.
Barking is a common complaint with puggles, especially when the dog is left home alone or when it does not get the proper amount of exercise. The puggle is also a digger and a wanderer.
To learn more about the puggle temperament, go to What Is the Puggle Temperament Like?
How Long Is a Puggle’s Lifespan?
Pets age much faster than we do. The lifespan of a dog depends on its size or breed. In general, the larger the breed or size of dog the shorter the lifespan. The puggle lifespan is about 10 to 15 years.
When your puggle is a puppy, it will take a little adjustment for him to settle into your home. Taking care of a new puppy can be a lot of work initially, but this is a job that pays for itself in the end. It is very important that you develop good, healthy habits during those first few weeks to set the stage for many happy years of dog ownership to follow.
You’ll have plenty of good years to enjoy each other’s company before your dog has to face the challenges of being a senior. Dogs are considered to be “senior” in the last 25 percent of their lives.
To learn more about a dog’s senior years, go to When Is a Dog Considered Senior?
To learn more about the puggle lifespan, go to How Long Is a Puggle’s Lifespan?
This Is the Information You Need to Know About the Puggle
If you’re looking for puggle information, you’ve come to the right place. Here is the puggle information that can help you to better understand the breed and to decide if it is the right choice for you.
The puggle is a mix between a pug and a beagle. It is believed to be the result of an accidental breeding between these two breeds. The puggle originated in the United States in the 1980s.
The puggle has become a very popular crossbreed because of its fun-loving disposition and its playful nature. This breed brings together the very best characteristics of both parental breeds and dog lovers just love this breed. How much do dog lovers love the puggle? In 2005, the puggle became the most widely owned crossbreed dog ever.
When a male beagle is bred with a female pug it often results in the death of the puppies as well as the mother. So a puggle is created by breeding a female beagle to a male pug. Today, breeders are breeding puggles with other puggles and the result is a more standardized dog.
The puggle is by nature a very adaptable dog, but puggles can suffer from separation anxiety when they are left alone for long periods of time.
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What’s the Average Weight for a Puggle?
An average puggle stands about 10 to 15 inches high at the shoulder and weighs somewhere between 10 and 30 pounds. The smaller the puggle, the higher the price tag. Even within the same litter, puggle puppies can look very different from each other. The puggle’s size will depend upon what traits from the two breeds the individual puppy has inherited from his pug and beagle parents. You may get a small 15-pound dog, or you may get a larger 30-pound dog.
Both pugs and beagles are known for their tendency to overeat, so it’s no surprise that puggles are also notorious overeaters. Eating is one of their favorite activities. The problem is that they will consume so much food that they will often become overweight, which is very unhealthy. Because of their tendency to overeat, you should never free feed a puggle. It is recommended that you feed your puggle a high-quality dry kibble, monitoring the portion sizes. The daily provision of food can be broken down into two or three meals so that your puggle can eat several times throughout the day. This should help to keep your puggle in good physical shape.
Your veterinarian will check your dog’s weight when he sees him. There are also some things you can do to determine if your dog is overweight. When you look down at your dog, you should be able to see a waist. Also, when you touch your dog you should be able to feel his ribs (but you should not be able to see them). If you or your vet determines that your dog is overweight, you will want to cut down on his food and increase his activity.
To learn more about obesity in dogs and what you can do to help, go to Is Your Dog Overweight? How to Deal With Obesity in Dogs.
To learn more about the puggle’s size, go to What’s the Average Weight for a Puggle?