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Also referred to as English Beagle

Find some great facts about this breed. Learn about the average
height & weight, the typical colorings & temperaments, plus information
about their activity level, age expectancy, typical health concerns & more!

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Average Height & Weight

The Beagle is considered a MEDIUM dog based on the average height and weight.


Males – Height: 13 to 15 inches.

Weight: 18 to 30 pounds.

Females – Height: 13 to 15 inches.

Weight: 18 to 30 pounds.

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Typical Coloring

Beagles come in many colors, predominantly tri-color, red and white, and lemon.





Beagles are very sociable and crave companionship of humans or other dogs. They are extremely affectionate and quite playful. If the dog world had a comedian, it would be the Beagle, which often acts curious and silly. They are also easy to train.




Activity Level

Beagles require a moderate amount of activity.

It is important to give them daily exercise. When left to their own devices, they can be mischievous and get into things around the house.


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Breed Characteristics



Age Expectancy

12 to 15 years

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Known Breed-Related Health Issues

The most common health concerns for Beagles include canine hip dysplasia and intervertebral disc disease. Glaucoma and epilepsy are less common but still occur within the breed, while deafness and hemophilia are seen occasionally.




Ideal Climates for this Breed

Beagles have a medium tolerance for both hot and cold climates.





Family Orientation
(good with kids, or other pets?)

Beagles’ friendly nature makes them a great pet for families with small children. They are also very friendly to other dogs and pets.




Fun Facts  


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