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How to Keep Your Beagle from Running Off

Beagles are bred for hunting and once they catch a scent, they can be gone in an instant, following the trail. If your dog happens to get out of the house or slips his collar during a walk, it could easily become a dangerous situation – your dog might not be aware that he’s approaching a busy street or that other dogs might not be as friendly as he is. For your Beagle’s own good, learn how to keep your dog from running off.

Tips for Controlling Your Beagle Puppy’s Chewing

For many dog owners, the worst thing about the puppy phase is the incessant chewing. The fact of the matter is that all dogs chew and you should not expect to be able to eradicate this behavior completely. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t control it a little bit. In this article you will learn why Beagles chew and what you can do about it.

How to Engage Your Beagle’s Keen Senses

The Beagle is a talented scent hound and his sense of smell is his most powerful tool. Even if you choose not to train your Beagle for hunting and tracking, you should still make an effort to help him use and develop his scenting skills. Keep reading to learn more about simple games you can play with your Beagle to engage his keen sense of smell.

How to Beagle-Proof Your Home

What many people love about the Beagle breed is their small size, friendly personalities, and adaptability. These little dogs are very active and playful, though they do have a tendency to become destructive if they don’t get enough attention or exercise – this is especially true for Beagle puppies. To make sure that your home survives the puppy phase, be sure to Beagle-proof it before you bring your puppy home.

What You Should Understand About Prey Drive in Beagles

The Beagle is a medium-sized scenthound that was developed for tracking game such as hare, deer, and rabbits. In addition to being a talented tracker, the Beagle has the second strongest nose in the canine kingdom. The Beagle’s history of hunting has a huge influence on his temperament and behavior so make sure you thoroughly understand what you are getting into with a Beagle before you bring one home.

Beagle Training 101: Common Beagle Training Problems

What many people love about the Beagle is the fact that they are some of the friendliest and gentle dogs around. Like all dogs, however, Beagles do take time to train and you need to be methodical about your training methods in order to ensure good results. Below you will receive an overview of some of the most common training problems Beagle owners encounter so you can avoid making the same mistakes yourself.

Teaching Your Beagle to Swim

Many Beagles take to swimming naturally and will never need to be taught. Some will never like water for reasons no one may ever understand. If it is really important to you to have a Beagle that swims, the best thing to do is to introduce him to water and swimming as a puppy. Kiddie pools and even your bathtub if it’s deep enough can be a good place to start with a puppy.

Make Water Fun

The Sport of Tracking

Tracking is one of those sports that are a natural choice for your Beagle. His nose is keen and tracking game like rabbits is what has been bred to do for centuries. For those interested in pursuing titles, there are several different titles available for dogs to achieve through the American Kennel Club (AKC) however many also enjoy tracking for the fun of it. It’s a good test of your dog’s nose and a fun way to spend an afternoon.

Teaching Your Beagle Some New Tricks

You've heard the old saying: “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” Well, we’re here to tell you that it’s just not true. Your Beagle can learn at any age. In fact, in order to stimulate its mental and physical capabilities, your pooch will need to learn and perform new tricks. Besides, you don’t want your dog to get bored – he may come up with a few tricks of his own you may not like!

Teaching Your Beagle Some Basic Tricks

It’s time to teach your Beagle some new tricks. A life-long learner, your beagle thrives on learning new tricks to stimulate its mental and physical capabilities. If you leave your dog to its own devices, it will engage in destructive behavior because it is board. So think of trick training as a way to keep your home in one piece and keeping your beagle happy.

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Should you have a concern regarding the health of your Beagle(s), you should contact your veterinarian. All information on this site is presented solely for educational and informational purposes and should not, at any time, be considered a substitute for seeking or receiving veterinary care for your Beagle(s).
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