Hybrid Breed

Beagle + American Rat Terrier


American Rat Terrier and Beagle Mix - a hybrid breed.

The American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix is an energetic and clever dog. He is incredibly intelligent and his bright nature makes him a wonderful companion. This breed is a combination of the American Rat Terrier, a breed originally developed for rat hunting, and the Beagle, a search and scent dog breed. Above all, the American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix is cheerful, social, and always willing to be loyal to its masters and mistresses. He is adaptable and gets along well with children as well as other animals. Daily training helps him direct his energy in a positive direction. The American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix is an ideal companion for any family.

Alternate Name -
Origin UK - USA
Life expectancy 10 - 18 years
Care requirements low-maintenance
Activity level average
FCI group not recognised
AKC group not recognised
KC group not recognised

Possible character traits of American Rat Terrier and Beagle Mix - Such is probably his nature.

The American Rat Terrier and Beagle Mix is an energetic and playful dog. This breed has a lean, athletic build with strong legs. Its head is small with a prominent, long face. They have lively eyes and a long, straight muzzle with curved lips. The ears hang down when they walk. The American Rat Terrier and Beagle mix has a medium coat with specific color patterns. Usually these dogs are black, brown, white or a beautiful merle.

The Raggle is very intelligent, loyal and loving. Although he is not particularly good as a guard dog, he can still be kind. In general, it is alert and has an open, friendly demeanor. They are very playful and love to play with their humans. Some can even fly! They are very loyal, so they should be given attention and love.

American Rat Terriers and Beagle mixes can be a bit stubborn, but with proper training they can learn simple commands and tricks. Since they are so energetic and playful, it is important to exercise them regularly. They need daily walks and jogs to replenish their energy stores and keep them mentally and physically fit.

The American Rat Terrier and Beagle mix is a great blend of two popular breeds and is especially well suited for active families. With proper training and a high-energy lifestyle, he can be a loyal and lifelong companion.

What diseases can occur in Raggle

American Rat Terrier Beagle mixes are descended from two accepted breeds - the American Rat Terrier and the Beagle. Therefore, it is important to know what diseases make these breeds susceptible so that you can be prepared and keep your dogs' health under control.

One of the most common inherited diseases in Rat Terrier Beagle mixes is atopy, an allergic reaction to certain allergens. These may include pollen, fumes, room sprays or foods. When a dog suffers from atopy, he may exhibit symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, eye discharge, or even gastrointestinal problems.

Another risk for Rat Terrier Beagle mixes is premature aging. This is the result of a genetic mutation that leads to abnormal breakdown of cells and tissues. In worse cases, this can lead to muscle atrophy, organ failure, a lowered immune system and behavioral changes.

Hip dysplasia is another problem that affects many Rat Terrier Beagle mixes. The dog's hips are not properly aligned, which can cause pain and discomfort. In more severe cases, the hips may become deformed and/or the dog's mobility may be impaired.

In order for your Rat Terrier Beagle mix to have a long-term longevity, it is important to consider regular veterinary visits to catch any signs of disease early. Regular training and nutrition programs are also an important part of keeping the dog healthy.

An American Rat Terrier and Beagle mixed breed usually has a short, shiny coat. It is hard and dense. Usually the color is white and brown or black and brown. Some dogs also have a tricolor coat, where they have white, black and brown. Some can also be black, white and gray. Their coat is often shaggy, but smooth and shiny. It tends to create some curls, but most dogs have simple coats. The ears and the tip of the tail are usually shorter than the rest of the dog's body, which gives it a cute appearance.

What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?

An American Rat Terrier and Beagle mix dog has a short, stocky body with strong muscles. Its body size varies depending on the breed, but is usually between 25 cm and 40 cm in shoulder height and reaches a weight of 4 - 8 kg.

The appearance is very different and depends on the genetic background of both parents. Often the dog has a light brown or gray coat tone with white markings and a black face, similar to a beagle, with a characteristic finely dotted band across the back. The tail is usually straight or slightly angled and aligned. The ears are often curved flat back or sticking out, similar to a Rat Terrier.

Fur length short
Fur flat coated
Ear shape Floppy Ear - Standing Ears
Tail lang - stubby
Anatomy massive, strong, square, slim
Size ♀ 33 - 46 cm
Weight ♀ 5 - 16 kg
Size ♂ 33 - 46 cm
Weight ♂ 5 - 16 kg
Suitable For -
  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is a condition in dogs where the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones. This can lead to a slowed metabolic rate, weight gain, fatigue, hair loss and other symptoms.

  • Epilepsy

    Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.

  • Eye diseases

    Often occur with allergies and intolerances.

  • Overweight

    Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!

  • Disc problems

    Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.

  • American Rat Terriers-Beagle mixes are active, curious and loyal animals with a cheerful nature. They are very playful and intelligent, which makes them easy to train.

  • Yes, the American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix breed can be prone to problems such as eye disease, cardiovascular disease, and allergies. In addition, these dogs have an increased risk of suffering from III Patellar Luxation (Slipping Kneecap).

  • No, the American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix breed usually only requires regular brushing and bathing to stay clean and maintain their beautiful coats.

  • Yes, you can buy American Rat Terrier-Beagle mix puppies in different breeders. However, it is best to find a good breeder who sells healthy, well-socialized puppies.

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