Full Name: Beagle
Type: Medium Dogs
tall: 33-41 cm
English name: Beagle
Country of Origin: UK
weight: 8-14 kg
Hair length: short hair
Function: hunting dog
Life expectancy: 13 years
This breed is the smallest hunting dogs. From ancient Greece. Ruo-Man and the French national who had this dog of mixed breeding for hunting rabbits with a catch. This dog introduced into England in 1066. Because of its size was small, often in the pocket, so-called pocket beagles, and now Beagle hound dog that this improvement comes. Elizabeth I, William II, George III have kept the dog, and not in the Sac County, Leiden, the hilly West to make use of hunting dogs. England Beagle Hound Club 1895 was established a few years after landed in the United States.
Beagle dogs for hunting most small dogs. From ancient Greece. Ruo-Man and the French national who had this dog of mixed breeding for hunting rabbits with a catch. This dog introduced into England in 1066. Because of its size was small, often in the pocket, so-called pocket beagles, and now Beagle hound dog that this improvement comes. Elizabeth I, William II, George III have kept the dog, and not in the Sac County, Leiden, the hilly West to make use of hunting dogs. England Beagle Hound Club 1895 was established a few years after landed in the United States. Because Beagle Beagle in ancient Greece is the seed, then trained like hunting dogs, chase prey groups mobilized to record a lot of money. Subsequently, be used as experimental animals domesticated in the laboratory, the dogs as experimental animals in research, only the application of Beagle to be internationally recognized. Now, as a companion animal feed or as a hunting dog in the home care group.
Beagle because smaller size, easy to tame and capture, the “moving wind, quiet as pine,” said. Attractive-looking, and good humour, action, adorable, lively, quick reaction, on the host highly emotional, considerate, sweet sound of the dog, which increasingly is being greeted as family dogs. However, when groups like the Beagle dog is called, noisy, so best to keep single-family farming to correct their bad habits like the dog bark. Such as the impact of keeping quiet in the apartment sometimes, and should be trained from childhood, so-called chaos dogs; vocal cord surgery can also be implemented so that the dog is called chaos. Hi, Beagle clean brush should be kept clean every day.
Head relatively long, slightly arched occipital bone, skull width, and fullness. Ears: The ears are somewhat lower position, long, extended forward, then almost reached the location of the nose, the texture is very delicate, extensive, nearly erect, ears close to the head, slightly bend the edge of the cheeks, tip round. Eyes: large, points apart, with moderate, hound-like eyes, gentle and pleading expression, the colour is hazel or brown. Muzzle: medium length, straight, the square was bright. Mouth: Level, lip not pendulous, nostrils large, and open. The defects are head too flat, narrow head or too round, eyes small, sharp eyes, or like terrier, eyes prominent, muzzle too long, slender, like under the eyes are cut off, or the tone is too short, Rome nose, or nose on the turn, the formation of the plate face. Ears short position is too high, or rise to inappropriate locations.
Neck and throat: neck lightweight, stretch rises from the shoulder, healthy, and not against the shoulder, medium length. Clean throat, skin folds; in the corner of the junction with the lower jaw has a slight wrinkle is permitted. Defects are a thick and short neck, shoulders straight safety. Throat having fat, loose skin to achieve “rough throat” level.
Shoulder and chest
Beagle sloping shoulder, muscular, clean, not too heavy or resistant shoulder. Free to rotate in the movement appears healthy and active. Chest deep and wide, but can not be too wide to affect normal scapular movement. Defects are too straight shoulders, chest disproportionately wide, or lack of depth.
Back, waist, and ribs.
Beagle dogs in the back are short, muscular, and secure. Broad and slightly arched loin, ribs well sprung for enough space to the chest. Its shortcomings are: the back is too long, shaking, or arch. Flat or narrow waist. Ribs peace.
Forelimbs and feet
Legs: foreleg Beagle straight, with plenty of bone, and the proportion of the overall size of hounds to be appropriate. Pasterns short and straight. Feet: Compact, round and firm, full pads, hard. Defects are the elbow bent outward or forward and backward tilt, front leg bent, or like sausages — feet long, loose or open.
Buttocks, thighs, legs, and feet
Beagle hips and thighs strong and muscular, can provide a strong impetus. A healthy knee, the position is low — hocks firm, symmetrical, and moderately bent. The feet are compact and firm. Defects are cattle limb, the hock too straight, the lack of muscle, and driving force — the start of feet.
Beagle slightly higher than the tail, holding a cheerful, but can not move forward, over his back, slightly bent, as compared with the overall size seems a little short, bushy tail. Defects are as follows: long tail, Teapot curve was or began to tilt forward from the root. The lack of hair like a mouse tail.
Beagle coat close to the body, hard, hound coat with medium length. Defects are short, thin coat, soft coat.
The colour of the Beagle: Any hound colour correct.
Small dogs, most of its life, which are consumed in the hunting, chasing and tracking prey, and kill them.
Beagle dogs in two different changes; Thirteen inches tall at the shoulder: the shoulder hounds not exceeding 13 inches. Fifteen inches tall at the shoulder: not less than 13 inches tall at the shoulder, but can not exceed 15 inches of hounds.
Beagle dogs over 15 inches tall at the shoulder is a disqualification.