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Beagle Dog Information,pictures and Characteristics

Beagle Dog Information
Description: The Beagles are a robust, tough small hound dog that similar to a miniature Foxhound. The body is built entirely on the skull is fairly long and slightly arched. The square muzzle is straight and medium in length. The large eyes are brown or hazel and are set well apart. The wide, pendant ears set low and far. The black nose is broad with full nostrils. The feet are round and firm. The tail is set moderately high and never curled over the back. The coat is of medium length, dense, hard, smooth and easy to clean. Any hound-type color is acceptable, including lemon, tricolor, black and tan, red and white, orange and white, or lemon and white, blue and red tick tick. Hunting dog howl / bay of a bark when they are hunting.
 Beagle Dog Information,pictures and Characteristics
Beagle Dog Information
Litter size, 2 to 14 pups, average 7
Height: Males 14 - 16 inches (36 - 41cm) Females 13 - 15 inches (33 - 38cm)
There are two height classes, 13 - 15 inches (33 – 38 cm) and under 13 inches (33 cm).
Weight: Males 22 - 25 pounds (10 – 11 kg) Females 20 - 23 pounds (9 – 10 kg)..
Life Span/Expectancy; About 12-15 years
Colors : Beagles appear in a range of colours. Although the tricolour (white with large black areas and light brown shading) is the most common, Beagles can occur in any hound colour.
Beagle Dog Information
Behavior Temperament and training: The Beagle has an even temper and gentle disposition. Described in several breed standards as "merry", they are amiable and generally neither aggressive nor timid, although this depends on the person. They enjoy the company, and while it may be aloof with strangers, they are easily conquered.
Beagles are intelligent, but as a result of being bred for the long chase are single-minded and determined, which can make them difficult to train. They are generally obedient but can be difficult to remember, once you have picked up a scent and are easily distracted by smells around them.

Beagle Dog Information
A Cute Lemon Beagle puppy
Health Issues: Some lines may be prone to epilepsy, heart disease, eye and back. Also subject to chondroplasia aka dwarfism (warped front legs, like a Basset). See an example of chondroplasia in a dog. Prone to mast cell tumors.
Living conditions: Beagles will do well in an apartment if they have many outdoor options. They are very active indoors and a small yard is sufficient.
Beagle Dog Information
A Puggle, a Beagle/Pug Mix Puppy
Beagle dogs are excellent with children and this is one reason why they have become popular family pets, but they are pack animals, and can be prone to separation anxiety.Not all Beagles will howl, but the most will bark when confronted with strange situations, and some will bay (also known as "speaking", "giving tongue", or "opening") when they catch the scent of potential quarry.
Beagle Dog Information,pictures and Characteristics-Exercise and training!
Beagle Dog
A fully grown Beagle Dog-Weight gain can be a problem in older or sedentary dogs, which in turn can lead to heart and joint problems.
They also generally get along with other dogs. They are not too demanding in terms of exercise, your innate resistance means that they do not easily tire when exercised, but also have to work to exhaustion before they can rest. Regular exercise helps prevent weight gain to which the breed is prone.

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