This breed finds its origins in the British Islands where from the beginning is has been used and to this day is still used for small game hunting. The Beagle is a strong healthy dog that because of its high level of intelligence takes well to advanced dog training and excels in competitions. It has a great character, is fantastic with children and is intelligent, affectionate and faithful. On occasions the Beagle will take off and not return for a good length of time after which it will sometimes be more difficult to handle. Some good training is normally all that is necessary to help to solve these problems.Exercise: Since it is by nature a hunting dog it revels in running freely playing and tracking down scents. But it also can do well living at home as long as it is given plenty of regular outdoor exercise and or walks. Beagles love water.
Specialized care: This breed has no need for specialized care as it is cleans itself and prefers to be clean. It also doesn’t require much care from the veterinarian to stay healthy and in tiptop shape.
- Male and Female: 33 to 40 centimeters
Appropriate for: Though used extensively as a hunting dog in many countries the Beagle is a very agreeable companion and does well with children. Also lives peacefully with other animals, especially farm animals.