Puggle Pictures

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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Let Your Puggle Shine

Why not create a great puggle e-card, starring, of course, your puggle! Go to this website to use a little of your creativity and a lot of your puggle's personality and produce a winning e-card:

Puggle E-Cards.

Home, home on the Mange?

Some breeders have puggles that show a genetic defect which results in a condition known as "puppy strangle."

This condition affects the skin of a puggle, and if left untreated it will spread down the body and eventually "strangle" and kill your puggle!

Fortunately, this condition is very treatable with antibiotics. It appears as a kind of dermatitis on the puggle's head and may be swollen and raw.
If you look very closely at this sweet, little puggle, Jagger, you can see her head is affected by the 'strangle.' Who wants to see their adorable puggle suffer needlessly?

Breeders who have puggles that are afflicted with this genetic and stress-induced condition should stop breeding at once. Do your research and try to find a reputable breeder, and hopefully one that has references and satisfied customers with whom you can check before buying a puggle.

If your puggle has "puppy strangle" or any other genetic disorder, don't panic. He or she is still capable of being a perfect puggle and in all likelihood will not show signs of his or her disorder once it has been identified and treated.

What's important is that you know all the signs and symptoms, so you can get your puggle treated as soon a problem arises!

Peeing Puggles

Having a tough time house training your Puggle?

Puppy Training Pads from your local, reputable pet supply store might be the solution you're looking for. In fact, I just check their website and the Pet Gold Puppy Training Pads are currently on sale.

You can train your puppy in as little as one week with these training pads. The super absorbent plastic-lined pads are secured within an easy-to-clean plastic tray to protect your floors and carpets.

Which is great, because believe me, having your new Puggle puppy pee all over the carpet numerous times a day is NOT the way to go about training a dog.