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BEAGLES

1. Socialable

While most dogs are considered pack animals, beagles are bred to live and work in packs. This contributes to making them very sociable dogs and thus great pets to have as part of a family.

2. Friendly

Beagles are friendly dogs and enjoy making new friends. This goes for humans, canines and maybe even a cat. If you’re looking for a dog that doesn’t just keep to itself a beagle might be the right dog for you.

3. Low maintenance

Beagles tend to be healthy. They don’t have long coats that require complicated or expensive trips to the groomer. Remember that low maintenance does not mean no maintenance. You need to ensure that your dog’s ears are clean, nails are trimmed and that they’re regularly bathed. You should check their ears weekly to make sure they are clean and free from infection. You will also want to brush their teeth regularly. Most pups only need annual wellness visits once they’re finished with the puppy vaccinations. Consult your vet about your dog’s medical needs and make sure to keep all recommended appointments and vaccines.

4. Small

Some Beagles are under 13 inches whereas others range from 13 -15 inches. For dogs under 13 inches most clock in at under 20 pounds. Dogs in the 13 - 15-inch range weigh about 20- 30 pounds.

5. Versatile

Beagles can thrive in a variety of living conditions. This ranges from life in more rural areas to big cities. Beagles are adaptable. While they may prefer to have a big yard to play in, for many beagles the dog park can be