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Beagle Info

Beagle Breed Information

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Lifespan: 12-15 years Height: 13-15" Shedding: Moderate Litter Size: 2-14 pups
Group: Hound Weight: 20-25 lbs Hair Length: Medium Size: Medium

Breed Overview

The Beagle is a Medium dog breed, with a starting weight of 20 lbs that can reach 25 lbs. It is officially part of the Hound group and recognized by the CKC, FCI, AKC, UKC, ANKC, NKC, NZKC, APRI, ACR. Some critical information for potential owners. The Beagle breed has a typical lifespan of 12 to 15 years, Medium hair, and have Moderate shedding. Breeders interested in the Beagle should know that the average litter size is between 2 to 14 puppies.

Beagle Breed Characteristics

Group Hound Drooler no
Size Medium Guard Dog no
Origin England Easy to Train
Kid Friendly yes Hypoallergenic no
Stranger Friendly yes Active Indoors yes
Apartment Friendly yes Exercise Demands no
Pet Friendly no Yard Needs small
Intelligent no Grooming Requirements weekly
Barks excessive Dangerous no

Beagle Temperament

cheerful, upbeat personality and is great with kids

Health Problems

glaucoma, epilepsy, intervertebral disc disease and congenital heart disease

Beagle Coat

Beagle Dog Colors

white, black and tan

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