Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Beagle Dog Temperament

The Beagle has an even temper and gentle disposition. Described in several breed standards as "merry", they are amiable and generally neither shy nor aggressive. They love the company, and although they may be initially shy with strangers, are easily conquered. They make poor guard dogs for this reason, despite its tendency to bark and howl when confronted with the unknown makes them good watchdogs. A 1985 study conducted by Ben and Lynette Hart the Beagle was given the highest rating excitability, with the Yorkshire Terrier, Cairn Terrier, Miniature Schnauzer, West Highland White Terrier and Fox Terrier.
Beagles are intelligent, but as a result of being bred for the long chase are single-minded and determined, which may make it difficult to train. They are generally obedient but can be hard to remember, once picked up a scent and are easily distracted by smells around them. Usually, there is no proof of obedience, while you are alert, respond well to food rewards, training and eager to please, easily bored or distracted. They are classified in 72 Stanley Coren is the intelligence of dogs, as Coren is among the group with the least degree of obedience intelligence work, /. Coren scale, however, to assess the independence, understanding and creativity.

Beagles are excellent with children and this is one of the reasons that have become popular pets, but they are stupid, and may be subject to separation anxiety. Not all Beagles will howl, but the bark of most when confronted with strange situations and a bit "of the bay (also known as" Talk "," Giving the language "or" openness ") to pick up the scent of the potential quarry. also generally gets along well with other dogs. non-selective with the exercise of their innate capacity of the means of resistance that are not easily tire when exercised, but need not be worked to exhaustion before the rest, though regular exercise helps prevent weight gain is likely to run.

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