Is a Beagle the best pet dog or puppy to suit your lifestyle.

Beagle

Choosing a Beagle as your pet dog or puppy:--

General Description

Happy and lively dogs alert with a tolerant nature, can show an independent streak and a desire to follow scents.
Suitable Owners

Needs an easy going friendly owner able to offer stimulation and regular exercise routine.
Origins

Originally bred to hunt Hares and Rabbits often in packs.
Dog Group - Kennel Club:

Hound
Coat:

Short and dense
Grooming:

Minimum grooming required.
Average Height:

33-40 cm. 12-16 ins.
Average Weight:

 8-14 kg. 19-30 lbs.
Colour:

Most hound type colours but not liver.
Temperament:

Friendly, alert and curious. Affectionate, loyal and obedient. Adaptable dogs that are good with children and enjoy the company of other dogs.
 Exercise:

Needs lots of walks and is usually quiet at home.
Average Lifespan: 

12-13 yrs.
Possible Disadvantages

Sometimes difficuld on walks, will often follow scents. Barking can be a problem when bored.

Potential Health Concerns


Can have eye and possibly back problems, but generally fit dogs.
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