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An ancient English breed classified as a hunting and tracking dog.

Small hound dogs similar to beagles were already known in Ancient Greece. and even accompanied the Romans in their conquests of Europe. However, the name of this breed appeared in old monastic records and in the literature of William Shakespeare. Beautiful, sweet and hardworking beagles have been a constant companion of the royal court since the time of Henry VIII, that is, since 1509. beagles hunting hares. During the First and Second World Wars, breeding declined. The modern standard was developed only in 1973 and is valid in all member countries of the FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale).

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The Beagle is a small hound and companion dog.

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Dogs of hunting lines have a very strong hunting instinct.

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The Beagle's silhouette is very proportional, with graceful lines and a well-proportioned chest.

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The tail is of medium length, straight, thick, strong, raised vertically above the back.

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The eyes are dark, brown, medium size. tender look.

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The nose is wide, straight and black, although depending on the color it may be lighter.

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The ears are long, free, hanging, thin, set low on the sides of the head.

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The limbs are muscular and straight. The paws are small and compact.

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Three-color coat; white with black and fawn or white with blue and fawn.

Solid white, white with colored spots, white and black, white and fawn, white and lemon, red and white.
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Height at the withers is 33-40 cm, weight ranges from 10 to 15 kg.

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The Beagle is a very cheerful dog, gentle and sensitive, with a lively temperament.

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His sense of smell is reliable and he tracks very well.

For a hunting dog, it lacks tenacity and sharpness, as it is a very gentle breed and does not have a tendency to aggression.
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Beagles are dogs adapted to life in packs, so they cannot be kept alone.

They feel best in the company of several dogs. They also need close contact with their caregiver.
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Beagles often escape, especially from power lines.

This can be minimized by providing the dog with appropriate activity for the breed.
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They are easy to train, but they require systematic and consistent training.

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This breed has a tendency to overeat and become overweight.

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Beagles need to pay attention to proper hygiene of their ears, teeth and claws.

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Beagles most often suffer from eye diseases, hip dysplasia, thyroid hormone secretion disorders and MLS (Chinese Beagle syndrome).

This is a hereditary disease associated with impaired development of connective tissues.
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Beagles will not be good guards, as they do not like to be left alone at home.

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They are noisy dogs and love to bark.

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Beagles are stubborn and disobedient.

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They love to chew on things and dig in the garden.

They often dig holes that become traps for their hosts.
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Beagles are very active dogs and love walks, which they really need.

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In the selection for the most popular dog in the USA, the beagle took fourth place.

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Beagles are very popular in Poland and other countries.

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