Most widely used name for this species
The area where the animal first came from
The average length (L) or height (H) of the animal
The average measurement of how heavy the animal is
The average time the animal lives for
The domestic group such as cat or dog
The colour of the animal's coat or markings
|Tan, White, Red, Brown , Black|
|Average Litter Size:|
The average number of babies born at once
The way the animal thinks, behaves or reacts
|Gentle and intelligent but stubborn|
The level of house-training needed for the animal
|Should be trained in obedience from an early age due to their stubborn nature|
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Not all Beagles will howl, but most will bark when confronted with strange situations, and some will bay (also referred to as speaking, giving tongue, or opening) when they catch the scent of potential quarry.
They also generally get along well with other dogs. They are not demanding with regard to exercise, their inbred stamina means they do not easily tire when exercised, but they also do not need to be worked to exhaustion before they will rest, though regular exercise helps ward off the weight gain to which the breed is prone.
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First Published: 10th November 2008, Last Updated: 8th November 2019
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