The Border Beagle is a cross between a Border Collie and a Beagle. Like other crossbreeds, the origin of this hybrid is unknown.
Facts About Border Beagle
|Breed Group||Designer, companion and hound dog|
|Country of Origin||U.S.A.|
|Other Names||Border Collie Beagle Mix|
|Size & Height||15-23 inches|
|Competitive Registration/ Qualification Information||DRA, ACHC|
|Colour||Usually a combination of black and white, and sometimes mixed with brown, tan, red-brown or golden colors|
|Life Expectancy||12-15 years|
|Coat||Double, Harsh and Rough, Shiny, Short, Silky, Soft|
Temperament & Personality
Border Beagle is a lovable and energetic dog which loves to be around its family. It is an excellent choice for first-time owners due to its ability to mingle with them. Border Beagles are friendly towards children but act timidly in front of other pets initially. They love to please their owners and crave for their attention. It is an excellent companion dog which only wants to keep its family happy.
Being a hyperactive dog, the Border Beagle requires lots of exercises to maintain fitness. Brisk walks, jogging, and visit a dog park for socializing with other pets and kids are recommended. If a properly fenced yard is available, the dog can be let to roam around freely in it without a leash.
Border Beagle has minimal grooming requirements. Brushing the coat twice or thrice a day and bathing only its when dirty will keep them clean. Trim their nails when they are long and clean both the eyes and ears on a weekly basis prevents infection.
No particular health issue is worrisome unless it is inherited by its parents.
Before training the dog, the owner needs to know the tips and tricks of instructing the Border Beagle. Patience and concentration are the keys to positive training. They are intelligent and stubborn, so the owner must be careful when taking the dog out for walks. Even if they are leashed, these dogs will sniff things as it is their derived habit. Teaching it obedience and socialization skills is necessary as it has the blood of the hounds.
Pick the best dog food which has the right nutritional values to ensure the health of the Border Beagle. The amount of food the dog eats depends on its size, age, and metabolism.