Beagle (English Beagle)
The Beagle is strong, hardly little hound dog which looks like a miniature foxhound. the body is squarely-built and the skull is fairly long and slightly domed. the square muzzle is straight and medium in length. the large eyes are brown and set far apart. the wide of ear pendant that has been used is low and long. the black nose with wide nostrils are filled. the feet round firm. the tail is set high enough and never curled in the back. the coat is medium length, close, hard, sleek and easy to care. Any dog-acceptable types of dyes, including lemon, three colors, black and brown, red and white, orange and white, or lemon and white, blue and red lice infestation. Beagle have a distinct howl/bay of skin when they are on the hunt.
Beagle is loving, sweet and gentle. fall convenient for everyone to enjoy, welcome them with tail wagging, friendly, courageous and intelligent. very good with children and generally good with other dogs, but cause of their hunting instincts, they can not be trusted with non-canine pets, unless they are socialezed with cats and other household animal when they were young. beagle dogs have a mind of thir own. they are determined and watchful and require patient, firm training. it’s essential you are this dog’s pack leader and that you provide the right amount of physical and mental exercises include walking pack every day, to avoid separation anxiety. beagle doesn’t have skin that sound normal, but rather a loud cry of the bay, that almost sounds like a short howl. beagle dogs are curious and have a tendency to follow their own noses. if they pick up their scent may hang around and do not even hear you call them back, or do not care to listen, because they’ll be too busy trying to find a creature at the other end.
Height and Weight
Height: Dogs 14-16 inches (36-41cm) Bitches 13-15 inches (33-38cm)
There are two height classes, 13-15 inches (33-38cm) and under 13 inches (33cm).
Weight: Dogs 22-25 pounds (10-11kg) Bitches 20-23 pounds (9-10kg)
Some lines can be prone to epilepsy, heart disease, eye and back problems. Also prone to chondroplasia, aka dwarfism (warped front legs, like a Basset’s). You can see an example of chondroplasia in a dog.
Beagles will do okay in an apartment if they get plenty of chances to be outdoors. They are very active indoors and a small yard will be sufficient.
Energetic and possessing great stamina, the Beagle needs plenty of exercise, including a brisk daily walk. It should have a fenced yard of reasonable size to romp in. Always use a lead when walking this breed or you will be running the risk of it disappearing in search of wild game.
The Beagle’s smooth short-haired coat is easy to look after. Brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe with mild soap only when necessary. Dry shampoo occasionally. Be sure to check the ears carefully for signs of infection and keep the nails trimmed. This breed is an average shedder.