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Beagle dog
...ce to train. A structured training program is strongly recommended for all Beagles. Beagle health & lifespan The Beagle is a tough little dog with few health problems. Main areas to watch are: obesity – which can lead to problems such as back strain. Anal glands – some owners report problems with blockages in the dog’s anal glands, located on either side of the anus. This is usually indicated by the dog dragging its bottom along the ground. It can... read more

Top 10 Dogs

...including breathing difficulties and eyes that tend to pop out. Number 7: Beagle These lovely little dogs have placid temperaments and are safe with the kids. They can be a little stubborn in training, but they adore their food and will usually perform well if food is offered as a reward! They are also inclined to wander, and many Beagles find an open gate irresistible! Number 8: Poodle Poodles are real little characters. They love playing, they’... read more

Basset Hounds

...e experts claim it is the result of a cross between the Bloodhound and the Beagle, while others say it was a mutation found in a litter of Stag hounds. Another theory is that the Basset is a descendant of the old St Hubert hounds. The British landed gentry reportedly used Bassets when hunting on foot because its short legs and steady gait made it possible to keep pace whereas other hounds had to be followed on horseback. The name Basset is actuall... read more

Don’s Expert Answers: Looking for low maintenance, calm, (not yappy) companion dog. I live in an apartment. What dog suits me best?

...ihuahua’s or shih zu’s. I like the sounds and looks of a cavalier/cross, a beagle/cross, shiba inu etc although not sure they’d like being alone during the day. It’s only myself and my 18yr son who’s in and out of the house. Please help with suggestions?? my intention would be to buy in the 2nd half of the year, so no hurry to find the perfect companion. Thanks in advance! Answer: Hi , is it Renee? Dog breeds are reasonably uniform in terms of loo... read more

Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen

...e lay-person the Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen looks like a cross between a Beagle and a Wire-coated Dachshund, standing 34-38cm (13.5-15") and weighing 14-16kg (31-35lb). It is essentially a dwarf (normal body, short legs) rather than a miniature breed (eg: Tenterfield Terrier which has legs in proportion to its body). The coat is wiry and comes in typical hound markings of white with cream, black and tan. Very long eyelashes are a feature of the... read more


...s. Appearance: To the layman, the Foxhound is just a taller version of the Beagle, smooth-coated, with drop ears and available in the same range of colours: black, white, tan and their combinations. Beagles are small to medium dogs reaching about 40cm (16″), the Foxhound stands 58-64cm (23-25″) and has a flatter skull and sharper features. Temperament: Foxhounds are said to be typical hounds: active, friendly, outgoing, craving company but once on... read more