The Beagle

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The Beagle is one of the merriest sweetest dog breeds around. They are full of enthusiasm and brimming with energy, always ready to run, play and hunt. They are best suited in a home that has the time and energy to keep up to them. The Beagle is an extremely friendly dog; those looking for a guard dog should look elsewhere. It is said; a Beagle will not only meet a burglar with tail a wagging but will show him where you keep your valuables! However, they will usually bark at any suspicious sound so make a fine barking watchdog. The Beagle is a scent hound, which means they are hard working dogs. Yet, they are also big love hounds. They need human contact and hate to be alone. Loneliness will make them howl and bark in complaint. For those who work long hours, another dog or even a cat can help alleviate loneliness. The Beagle is a good choice for those new to dog ownership. They can be a little independent and are an expert at ignoring commands, yet are seldom a serious problem. Training needs to begin early and should be positive and reward focused. The most important comm...

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