| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||33 - 41 cm (13 - 16 inches)
||8 - 14 Kgs (18 - 30 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
Beagles are compactly built hounds that are bold, active and have a lot of stamina. Their coat can be a variety of colours but the most common is the tri-colour (white, black and brown).
Beagles are amiable and alert, and rarely do they show aggression.
If you are considering a Beagle as a pet, consider the following points:
They are unsuitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They are suitable for hot or cold climates
The are content to live and sleep outdoors
They usually get on well with other dogs
Beagles are also known as:
Snoopy from the comic strip "Peanuts" is promoted as the world's most famous beagle.