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||Short and dense.
||Anything from browns, golds, and creams mixed with white and black.
||Approx. 13 years
||High. Relies on lots of long and active walks
Characteristics & personality
Key attributes: friendly, independent, alert, curious, bold, with an active, strong sense of smell.
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 …
||Good but may chase
(Scale: 1 = caution – 5 = excellent)
Owners who enjoy energetic walks
Things to watch out for
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 cancer
|Most common insurance claim
|Average insurance claim amount (excl. routine)
PetSure Australia Claim Figures 2013, payment subject to benefit percentage
This is general information only and all dogs should be properly socialised, provided training, and supervised around children