Esteemed worldwide, the Beagle, also known as the English Beagle, is known for its cheerful, gentle disposition. This small to medium-sized hound breed, originally from England, is recognized by its compact, muscular body, making it perfect for its traditional role as a scent hound for tracking game. Beagles wear a short, dense coat that comes in three standard colors: tricolor, red and white, and lemon. This breed captivates with its expressive, dark-eyed gaze and is as smart as it is sociable. With their friendly, outgoing demeanor, Beagles fit perfectly into homes with children and other pets.Given their hunting history, Beagles crave activity and interaction and benefit from regular physical stimulation. Their sensitivity and eagerness to learn make them quite trainable.
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