Beagle Breeders Washington DC
Irish Water Spaniel
Upper Marlboro, MD
Beagle Information, Pictures of Beagles
Beagles are happy, gentle, energetic dogs that fit in well with any family. They love to feel like “part of the group,” needing an ample amount of attention and playtime. They also love children, and vice versa, proving to be vigorous but gentle playmates.
What They Are Like to Live With
Beagles are bursting with energy and stamina. Though they tend to have issues with other dogs, having another Beagle in the house—if you can stand all the happy wagging tails—can be a great source of fun and activity.
Beagles need regular exercise to maintain a healthy state of mind, and they shouldn’t be left alone for too long. They have also been known to steal food, whether from the garbage, the table or wherever they can find it.
Though hunting hounds have thrived in England since the Roman occupation, Beagles probably appeared in the 18th century as a mixture of several hounds. Hunters found them handy as relentless chasers of foxes and rabbits. The breed standard was made in the 1860s, coming from a particularly good strain of Beagles, and in 1888 the National Beagle Club was formed to hold agility and obedience contests. Beagles to this day are celebrated hunters, sporting dogs and pets.The Look of a Beagle
Beagles look like small Foxhounds—solid, sturdy and muscular. A typical Beagle has a small, rounded skull with a square muzzle and wide nostrils. Their dark brown eyes have a “begging” look, and their pendant (hanging) ears are wide and long. Their tails are usually raised, but don’t curl over the back. Beagles are widely known for their tricolor coat (black, white and tan), but they can come in any hound color including red and white, yellow and white or orange and white.
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