A common site at airports across America the Beagle is an excellent scent dog who has been known to sniff out banned substances from afar for years.
Todays Beagle puppy has been bred for the home environment and whilst maintaining their useful ability to sniff out objects has also been bred to adjust to a more sedate urban life. A young Beagle puppy can possess a challenge when it comes to toilet training, with some owners claiming it can take a full year for their dog to be reliably toilet trained.
Although becoming more popular as domestic pets the Beagle has a long history with its skills being utilised in the hunting sector. The breed’s early history is somewhat uncertain, with the first known reports of the Beagle that we recognise today being spotted in the 19th century. Its understood Romans used the dogs for rabbit hunting, they were then brought across to the UK and the English began to breed them in earnest soon after.
With a small statue the Beagle is a fearless dog who exhibits the ability to portray a stubborn streak! They can be trained with patience to obey both simple and more complicated commands and are great family pets. With quite simple exercise requirements the Beagle is happy with one or two walks a day, in a full time working household if left to its own devices the beagle may become destructive and start to seek out fun. Like most hunting dogs the Beagle is driven by its nose and has a unique ability to smell from afar.
Beagle’s are kind and loving dogs who although maintaining their ‘naughty’ and inquisitive side can fit in well into the family home and become a valuable member of any household.
Remember the Gencon All in One head collar can be used on all breeds, including the inquisitive Beagle.