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The Beagle has a certain ability to sniff things out and tends follow a scent trail wherever it may lead him. In fact, Beagles are used as scent-detection dogs at U.S. airports, where their friendliness allows them to search for weapons, drugs and illegal food items without making passengers nervous the way a larger police dog might.
As a pack animal, the Beagle tends to get attached to his human family. He’s generally loving and can be a good choice for families with children, he and can even get along well with cats and other dogs.
The Beagle tends to be happy, playful and outgoing, but he can be a little determined and stubborn when it comes to getting what he wants (usually food). Beagles generally like to do what they want to do, and it’s not always what you want them to do.
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Thanks to his "musical" voice and tendency to
bark when strangers are at the door, the Beagle can be a
The smaller variety of
Beagle stands no taller than 13 inches at the shoulder and tends to weigh between 22 and 30 pounds. The larger Beagle is taller than 13 inches but no more than 15 inches and generally weighs up to 35 pounds.
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