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Pocket Beagle Dog

Pocket Beagle Dog

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Pocket Beagle Dog

As early as the 13th century, nobles hunted with packs of tiny Beagles. Known as “glove Beagles,” because they reportedly fit in the palm of a heavy leather hunting glove, they were eventually replaced by the 13-inch and 15-inch Beagles we know today.

Some modern-day breeders have attempted to recreate the little hounds, resulting in dogs that are referred to as mini Beagles or olde English Pocket Beagles.

Whatever his size, it’s difficult to resist the appeal of a Beagle’s dark brown or hazel eyes, with their soft, pleading expression. These are happy, outgoing, and loving dogs, characteristics that help balance their inquisitive, determined, and food-focused hound nature.

They aren’t yappy dogs, but they do have three distinct vocalizations — a bark/growl, a baying howl and a half-baying howl (a cross between a frantic bark and a bay). The half-howl vocalization is usually reserved for when they catch sight of quarry, or decide to wake the neighbors at 6 a.m.!

Being pack dogs, they generally get along well with other animals and their human friends and are inclined to think everyone is their new best friend.

The most important thing to know about any size Beagle is that he is a scenthound. His nose is the most important part of his anatomy, and his head is always down to the ground, searching for an interesting trail to follow.

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