Beagle Harrier


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Vital Statistics:
Place of Origin: France
Group: Scenthound
Height: 18-20 in.
Weight: 35-46 lbs.
Life span: 12-13 yrs.
Trainability: moderate/high
Good with children: yes
Good with other pets: yes

What is the origin of the Beagle Harrier?

The Beagle Harrier is a very old breed, possibly from around the Middle Ages in France. They were bred in the 19th century to hunt in packs, their prey usually hare or deer. Beagle Harriers are midpoint in the development of the Beagle from the Harrier. They are a rare breed.

What does the Beagle Harrier look like?

The Beagle Harrier looks like a large Beagle. It stands 18-20 inches tall and weighs between 35-46 lbs. The coat is smooth and thick. Colors are tricolor, orange and white, yellow and white. The coat requires little grooming, average brushing.

What is the temperament of the Beagle Harrier?

The Beagle Haqrrier is a calm, happy dog. Training should be for short periods each time. They are very good with children and get along well with other dogs and pets. They require lots of vigorous exercise. A scent hound, the Beagle Harrier, if let off leash, will follow an interesting scent and be difficult to recall. A safe secure area to run is recommended.

What is the Beagle Harrier used for?

The Beagle Harrier is an excellent scent hound. With its wonderful temperament, the Beagle Harrier makes a great family companion.

Possible Health Issues

Generally a healthy breed although susceptible to hip dysplasia.