A puggle is a dog crossbred from a pug and a beagle. The puggle was first bred by designer dog breeders in the United States with the aim of producing a healthy companion dog that is less likely to inherit some health and behavioural issues common in the parent breeds. The cross is less likely to inherit a number of serious health issues common in the pug, particularly breathing issues associated with the breed's brachycephalic head, and is also less likely to inherit the energy, scent drive, and howl of the beagle; but due to the unpredictable nature of crossing two established breeds, puggles can still inherit both breathing disorders and high energy levels.
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This breed is also called Puggle.
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