The Beagador is a crossbreed of Labrador retriever and Beagle which originated in the USA and came into the limelight since the last three decades. The dog has not been around long, so a little is only known about this hybrid. White/cream, brown/chocolate, black, black and white, black and brown, tricolor
Facts About Beagador
|Breed Group||Hounding, sporting|
|Country of Origin||The USA|
|Other Names||Labbe, Labrador Beagle Mix, Labbe Retriever, Labeagle|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||DDKC, DBR, DRA, ACHC, IDCR|
|Life Expectancy||10-15 years|
|Coat||Short, smooth, soft, dense|
Temperament and Personality
The Labbe are loyal, energetic and have a curious nature. It also has the characteristics of being devoted, calm and sweet that love to play around and even make people laugh at their funny behavior. They quickly get bored and can do activities like howling or digging to keep them engaged.
Another interesting feature they have of sniffing which makes them wander around. The dog is fearless and confident, so it barks when watching a stranger confronting. Their stubborn nature makes them intelligent and very attentive.
Being prone to obesity, the Labbe needs to exercises for at least of 30-45 minutes. However, they enjoy leash walking, brisk running, and jogging, but at times can be restless. The energy should release positively, so it is necessary for the dog to stay engrossed in some activity throughout the day. They inherit the love for swimming from the Labrador.
Brushing needs to be done 2-3 times a week to do away with loose hair. Bathe them as and when required because too much bathing can dry their skin. Clean its ears, eyes, and teeth regularly and trim its nails 1-2 times a month if it does not wear down naturally.
Beagador supposedly inherits its parent’s health issues which include hip dysplasia, eye infection, patellar luxation, myopathy, bloating, skin problems, bacterial infections, glaucoma, cataracts and cold tail.
Beagle lab mix needs a firm trainer because at times it can be stubborn which is an inheritance character of the Beagle. While training the pups, avoid being harsh and reward them with treats, encouragement, and praise. House training and socializing at an early stage is vital. Otherwise, it can become aggressive.
If the dog gets an opportunity, they can eat all day, but it is the responsibility of the owner to prevent them from over-eating. 1.5 to 2.5 cups a day of dry kibbles splitting into two meals is essential for them, but it also depends on the lifestyle and age.