Annies of this breed dog are
playful and merry
, but they are also hounds and can be stubborn. They
require patience and creative training.
were originally bred to be
scenthounds, mainly rabbits and hares
. These dogs are often loved and cared for by their furry families.
small, friendly, cute
, and easy to handle.
They need to
at least one hour per day.
Because of their
small size and gentle temperament
, Beagles can live in apartments, provided their owners are willing to take them for walks several times per day in all weather conditions.
Beagles are still
excellent hunters of small game
. The National Beagle Club's Institute Farm hosts
sanctioned field trials, where breeders with packs are tested in the field.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
used Beagles to
detect contraband food
brought into the United States from
Los Angeles International Airport.
outgoing, happy, and loving
characteristics are more than offset
by their hound nature which is curious, determined, and focused on food.
American Kennel Club
recognizes two types of Beagles, and they are a mix of
18- and 30-pounds
depending on their height.
They can make you smile, but only when they
aren't making you cry
over their sometimes
The double, thick coat of Beagles is
water-resistant and smooth.