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Size: Small / Medium

Weight: 18 - 30 lbs.

Height: 21" - 25"

Life Span: 12 - 15 years

Health Problems: Hypothyroidism; atopy; epilepsy; glaucoma; progressive retinal atrophy; bleeding disorders; pulmonic stenosis

Origin: England

Also Known As: English Beagle

Group: Scenthound

Category: Companion Dog, Hunting

Exercise Needs

The Beagle requires daily brisk exercise. This dog tends to adapt well to city and suburban life.

Grooming Needs

The Beagle needs minimal grooming occasional brushing and bathing. Must check ears regularly.


The Beagle is gentle, lively and sociable.

Compatibility with Kids

Loves children.


Dating back to the early 14th century, Celtic tribes used this breed for small game hunting.

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