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Beagle Puppies For Sale

Hound, AKC Hound

The Beagle is a sturdy, hardy little hound dog which looks like a miniature Foxhound. The body is squarely-built and the skull is fairly long and slightly domed. The square muzzle is straight and medium in length. The large eyes are brown or hazel and are set well apart. The wide, pendant ears are low set and long. The black nose is broad with full nostrils. The feet are round and firm. The tail is set moderately high and never curled over the back. The coat is of medium length, close, hard, sleek and easy to care for. Any hound-type of coloring is acceptable including lemon, tri-color, black and tan, red and white, orange and white, or lemon and white, blue tick and red tick. Beagles have a distinct howl / bay of a bark when they are on the hunt.

Size:

Height: Dogs 14-16 inches/ Bitches 13-15 inches (33-38cm)
There are two height classes, 13-15 inches  and under 13 inches
Weight: Dogs 22-25 pounds/ Bitches 20-23 pounds

Exercise:

Energetic and possessing great stamina, the Beagle needs plenty of exercise, including a brisk daily walk. It should have a fenced yard of reasonable size to romp in. Always use a lead when walking this breed or you will be running the risk of it disappearing in search of wild game.

Grooming:

The Beagle’s smooth short-haired coat is easy to look after. Brush with a firm bristle brush, and bathe with mild soap only when necessary. Dry shampoo occasionally.  Be sure to check the ears carefully for signs of infection and keep the nails trimmed. This breed is an average shedder.

 

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