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Beagle

Size: 33 – 40 cm
Weight: 8 – 14 kg
Life Span: Approx. 13 years
Activity Level: Very Active
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
- PetSure Australia Claim Figures 2013, payment subject to benefit percentage

Characteristics & Personality

Key attributes – loyal, courageous and active.

The Beagle is known for having a very tolerant nature but at the same time as being quite independent. They may enjoy tracking and following scents which, at times, can make them difficult to control on walks

Compatibility with: (Scale: 1 - caution to 5 - excellent)

Owners 4
Children 3
Other Pets 3
Strangers 4
Unfamiliar Dogs 4

Care

Exercise Requirments: Daily walks are recommended. Playing games and enrichment toys can be a great source of stimuli for their curious minds.

Coat: Short, Dense

Coat Color: Any hound coat colour with a white tip on the top of the tail.

Pay attention: The Beagle’s strong desire to go after scents can make them difficult to control in unfamiliar places or in public. When on walks they will need to be observed as they can resist an owner’s call if they pick up a scent.

Health & Wellbeing

Common health concerns: Eye problems, hypothyroidism, epilepsy, arthritis.

High Pet Claim Example: $7376.50 CARCINOMA - Skin Caner
Most common insurance claim: Arthritis
Average insurance claim amount: (excl. routine) $109.45

This is general information only and all dogs should be properly socialised, provided training and supervised around children