The Beaglemation is a designer breed bred between the Dalmatian and the Beagle. It originated in the USA. They are recent additions, so their history is very little known, but they are growing in popularity in recent times because of their compatible nature.
Facts About Beaglemation
|Breed Group||Hound dog, companion dog|
|Country of Origin||The USA|
|Other Names||Dalmatian-Beagle mix|
|Weight||35-60 lbs (adult)|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||IDCR, DBR|
|Color||Black and White, Pale Yellow, White,|
|Life Expectancy||10-12 years|
|Coat||Short, fine, smooth, dense|
Temperament and Personality
The dog is loving and very sensitive meeting all the qualities of being the best companion dog. Due to their humorous and mischievous disposition, they can make people around them laugh. They have a friendly nature which keeps them attached to the owners and are happy to stay with them all day. Beaglemations are excellent watchdogs as they remain highly alert to any situation. They are also good with children and other pets if trained to socialize.
The breed is highly energetic and requires long run or activity for an extended period. Take her for jogging, long walks or to the dog parks to maintain their fitness. Inadequate physical activities can make them restless and encourage them to indulge in activities like digging or chewing. They can be suitable for apartment life if taken out at regular intervals.
Brush their coat with a medium-soft rubber brush every week to avoid loose hairs. Also, bathe them when necessary and clip the nails to prevent cracking. In addition, wipe their ears using a moist cotton ball dipped in the ear-cleansing solution.
The breed does not have any specific health problems but can inherit issues like hip dysplasia, deafness, skin allergies and formation of stones in the urinary tract.
To train the Beaglemation puppies, a trainer should be consistent, firm and a positive to teach them basic manners and etiquettes. Positive practice includes giving them rewards like praises and treats if they learn something. Socializing with kids and other pets at an early stage are essential.
Serve the dog with 1.5 to 2 cups of dry kibbles split into two meals a day. Do not give them excess organ meat because undigested protein can cause the formation of small stones. Also, supply them with fresh water to digest its food.