Beagle, English Beagle

Beagle Beagle, English Beagle

Breed characteristics

  • Popularity: 10
  • Training: 5
  • Size: 3
  • Mind: 7
  • Security: 6
  • Relations with children: 10
  • Dexterity: 5
  • Shedding: 4


Beagle – an old English breed known for many centuries and its ancestors can be traced back to ancient Greece. Their always were bred as hunting dogs, as they were famous for good sense of smell and perfectly tracked the game.

This breed of dogs was very much appreciated by Queen Elizabeth and she the yard was a kind of beagle called Pocket Beagles, about 20 centimeters high, which no longer exists. At 17 the century, the breed was improved by crossing with terriers. Dog very common in England, France and the USA.

The Beagle was registered at the American Kennel Club in 1885. year.


Beagle is a small dog that looks like an English foxhound but smaller with shorter legs and softer ears. Beagles were bred mainly to track hares, rabbits and other small animals. They have a very well-developed scent and tracking instinct. They are used as search dogs during all over the world. Beagles are smart and popular pets because of their size, balance and lack of hereditary problems with health.



The beagle is full of energy, very active, friendly, courageous and smart, with an independent character.


Beagle is an excellent family dog and a wonderful companion. This the breed adapts to different environments and lifestyles. Beagle is very smart but learning must be consistent as this the breed tends to lose interest and focus on something, that will catch his attention. The beagle gets along very well with children and with other pets including if it is correct socialized.


Being a dog with an independent character, training should be made by a person with experience and patience. Training should be solid and consistent without being rude. Beagle must be taught in early age.

A haircut

Wool will need to be brushed regularly to remove dead hair. Ears should be clean.


This dog feels better outdoors, indoors courtyard where she can move freely. Beagle is also suitable. for an apartment, if an active owner is nearby, but for this you need daily take long walks and work with the dog. Beagle tends to be obese (like Labrador) if he eats too lot. The dog needs communication and training.


The beagle is used for hunting rabbits, pheasants, foxes, even bears. This is a good and loving companion dog. Good friend for children and adolescents.

Interesting facts 1. Beagle has 225 million aromatic receptors. For example, people have only 5 million of them. 2. Snoopy – a small doggie breed Beagle, is a character in the series Cartoon Peanuts (Russian translation Little bellied thing). He is alone of the most famous beagles in popular US culture. 3. HMS Beagle – this is the name of the ship on which Charles Darwin sailed, collecting inspiration for his theory of evolution. 4. President Lyndon B. Johnson owned three beagles named “Him,” “Her,” and “Edgar.” 5.Beagles are the main breed of dogs used in tests on animals due to their small size, good behavior, general health conditions and low pregnancy complications. 6.The National Beagle Club was formed in 1888. 7. There are two Beagle species within the prescribed height: those below 33 cm, and those who are above 33 cm, but not more than 38 cm. 8. The beagle is a hound, mainly used for hunting rabbits and larger hares. 9. The beagle breed loves to hunt. This leads to a strong the desire to dig and dig holes, which can be problematic for some homeowners and gardeners. 10. This breed of dog is not drooling, shedding little in the spring and autumn, and they minimal dog smell.

Did you know? Beagle used at airports US to detect smuggling. Their learning and skills allow look for weapons, drugs and illegal food, not making passengers nervous as they might at the sight of larger “police dog.”

Breed Information

A country England
Life span 12-15 years old
Height Males: 33-41 cm Bitches: 33-41 cm
Weight Males: 10-11 kg Bitches: 9-10 kg
Long wool Short
Colour white with large black areas and light brown hatching
Group for children, hunting, for an apartment
Price 400 – 1000 $

Breed photo

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