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Where Do Designer Dogs Come From?

Some puggles inherit the longer nose of the beagle, which can reduce the breathing problems associated with the pug Currently the most popular breed by number of litters born in 2014; it can cost These hounds Designer dogs are the offspring of two purebreds, often costing are bred to $2,000 alleviate back problems 25%-50% per puppy associated with COCKER BASSET the basset more than purebreds MORKIE CHIWEENIE MAL-SHIH PUGGLE PUGALIER CHIRANIAN SILKY SHICHI COCKER SCHWEENIE BAGLE MALTIPOM BEABULL CHUG MALCHI COCK-A-TZU MALTEAGLE SHEPRADOR POM-A-PUG SHUG CHIHUAHUA MALTESE CAVESTIE PUG SHEPADOODLE SHIH-TZU CAVALIER KING CHARLES TOYS POMERANIAN BASSET HOUND COCKER SPANIEL CAVACHON BOWZER NONSPORTING GOLDEN BEAGLE RETRIEVER Where do designer dogs come from? SHARP EAGLE DACHSHUND LABRADOR GOLLIE Nearly half of all domesticated dogs are mutts. But some hybrids are purposefully mixed to promote key characteristics of two pure breeds. Here are many of the most popular– and how they came to be CHORKIE AUSTRALIAN MINIATURE SCHNAUZER SHEPHERD O GERMAN SHEPHERD AUSTRALIAN RETRIEVER INNER RING: O WEST HIGHLAND WHITE TERRIER PUREBRED PARENTS BULLY BASSET OUTER RING: THEIR DESIGNER YORKSHIRE TERRIER OFFSPRING COLLIE GOLDEN- DOODLE SCHAPSO DALMATIAN LHASA APSO SCHNOODLE SHAR-PEI BICHON O BULLDOG POODLE O COCKAPOO BULL-PEI COCKER-PEI FOURCHE TERRIER BORKIE LA-CHON WEE-CHON SHARMATION YORKIEPOO BULLMATION LABRADOODLE CADOODLE The American Canine Hybrid Club recognizes The American DALMADOODLE Kennel Club lists More than 10% of registered designer dogs have a poodle parent. Poodles are popular for crossbreeding because they come in four sizes and have a low-shed coat The first designer pooch was made for the visually impaired. The hypoallergenic poodle coat and Lab temperament created an allergen-free guide dog 180 615 pure breeds designer breeds Celebrities have fueled the trendiness Jeremy Irons Jessica Simpson Jake Gyllenhaal Ashley Judd Steven Tyler of designer breeds. Famous owners include: Labradoodle Maltipoo Puggle Cockapoo Morkie SOURCES: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE DOG; AMERICA'S PET REGISTRY INC., DESIGNER DOGS; AMERICAN PET PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION; AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB. ·.. SPORTING HOUNDS TERRIER HERDER

Where Do Designer Dogs Come From?

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Morkies. Cockapoos. Chiweenies. These dogs may not have serious names, but they’re a serious business. Known as ‘hybrid’ or ‘designer’ dogs, these canines are bred with a purpose – to opti...


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