The Beagi is a small-sized designer dog which is a result of crossbreeding the Pembroke or the Cardigan Welsh Corgi. It has an adorable look which has the resemblance of both the parent breeds. It is a sturdy low to the ground dog with a cheerful and devoted disposition. They have round shaped dark brown eyes and droopy ears which looks similar to the Beagle. The tail is long and is slightly curled upwards. It is an intelligent people-centric dog which makes training of these dogs incredibly easy.
On getting properly trained, the Beagi can mingle easily with everyone and are very good with children and old adults. The might have traits of stubbornness and have a tendency to chase smaller animals like cats and rabbits. The is not that old and was recently devoloped in the 1990s.
Temperament and Personality
These dogs have a friendly and a pleasing demeanor which are the qualities they got inherited from their parents. The Beagi is incredibly loyal to its master and is always eager to please him in every possible way. These adorable dogs gel up well with the children and the elderly people of the house. They are immensely protective of their family like the Corgi.
The dog is a bit cautious and uncomfortable with the strangers like its parent breeds. This can be behavior can be rectified with proper training. They tend to get uneasy in the presence of any strange thing or unfamiliar animals which makes them greatly territorial and protective.
The dog has got the smelling and hunting instincts just like its parents which makes them an enthusiastic participator in activities like tracking and agility. They are highly energetic and lively in nature which makes them an excellent family pet.
Regular exercise is necessary for this breed to maintain a healthy weight of the dog and for positively releasing its energy. Take the dog on daily long walks and allow it to play in the backyard of your home or a park. These dogs are prone to obesity, and regular exercise will keep a check on its weight.
To keep the dog occupied indoors, give it some toys to play with. They love to swim and to play games like fetch. These interactive games will help in building a strong bond between the dog and the master. Lack of exercise can cause boredom in the dog and make it resort to destructive activities.
Regular brushing of the coat shall minimize shedding and help to keep it clean. Regular bathing is not required. Keep their eyes, ears clean and brush their teeth to prevent any type of infection.
They can carry few health disorders of their parents like epilepsy, back, and joint disorders. Some dogs may be prone to allergies too.
For training this breed, a firm and patient trainer is required. He may find traces of stubbornness and independent demeanor of a Beagle and a Corgi in this dog. The trainer has to mold the dog's personality properly by using positive reinforcement and not by using any harsh methods.
Socialization and obedience training is essential for the Beagi puppies. It will help them to get along with people and the other pets. Leash training is important for these dogs. It will assist you to keep the dogs under control on taking them outside. With proper grooming, they can do very well in sports like agility. Do not forget to reward the dogs with praises and treats after they respond correctly to your instructions.
|Coat||Soft, Dense, Thick, Short, Weather Proof|
|Color||Red, Brown, White, Black, Black and Tan, Lemon, Orange, Red, Tricolor, Blonde, Sable|
|Group (of Breed)||Hounding, Herding|
|Lifespan||12 to 15 years|
|Weight||10 to 20 pounds|
|Temperament||Intelligent, Loyal, Friendly, Lively, Alert, Patient, Sociable|
|Good with Children||Yes|
|Barking||Lets out a howl occasionally|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||ACHC, DRA|
Give your dog about three-fourths to one and a half cup of dry dog food daily. Ensure that their diet includes essential nutrients that are necessary for keeping the dogs healthy. Do not overfeed the dogs or they will get obese, and it will lead to several diseases.
A Pit-Bull mix in Ohio recently killed a Corgi-Beagle mix named Daisy. It happened after the Pit-Bull mix broke off its leash and entered the neighbor's house, attacking its dog brutally.