Facts & Origin
Basset Hound and Beagle Mix - a hybrid breed.
The best of both worlds! The Basset Hound and Beagle mix is a loyal and loving companion that is also playful and energetic. They make great family dogs and are always up for a good time.
What are breed characteristics of this mix dog?
Bassets are short and stocky, with an elongated body and short legs. Their skull is broad and their eyes are large and dark. They have long, drooping ears that hang down to their cheeks and a long, narrow muzzle. Basset Hounds weigh between 20 and 35 kg and have a shoulder height of 30 to 40 cm. Beagles are small dogs with short legs and a compact body. They have a square skull and a short, blunt muzzle. Their eyes are brown or hazel, and their ears are long and floppy. Beagles weigh between 9 and 13 kg and have a shoulder height between 33 and 41 cm.
|Origin||France - UK|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|Activity level||low - average|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible character traits of Basset Hound and Beagle mix - Such is probably his nature.
Basset Hound and Beagle mixes are a unique and interesting breed of dog. They are said to combine the best traits of both breeds and make excellent family dogs. They are loyal, gentle and loving, but they also have a lot of energy and are very playful. They need lots of exercise and love to be outside. They are also very good with children.
Bassets are a little more laid back than Beagles, but they are still very active dogs. They love to play catch and go for walks, but they are also content to hang around the house. They are usually very quiet in the house and make excellent apartment dogs. They are also very good watchdogs as they have a deep, booming bark.
The Beagle is believed to be one of the oldest dog breeds, dating back to ancient Rome. They were originally bred for hunting and still have a strong instinct to follow their nose. Beagles are very active and curious dogs that love to explore. They are also very vocal dogs and have a distinctive howl.
Basset Hounds and Beagles are both popular dog breeds, so it is no surprise that their mix is also becoming more popular. These dogs make ideal family pets and are suitable for apartments or houses with gardens. They are active and playful, but also calm and loving.
What diseases can occur in Basset and Beagle mix.
The Basset Hound-Beagle mix, also known as a Bagle, is a popular cross between two purebred dogs - the Basset Hound and the Beagle. Although this mixed breed has many appealing traits, such as being affectionate, alert and loving, there are also some health concerns that should be considered. Below is a list of some known diseases in the Basset Hound-Beagle mix breed.
One disease that is particularly common in Basset Hound-Beagle mixes is intervertebral disc disease (IVDD). IVDD is a disease of the intervertebral discs in which the discs degenerate or prolapse, causing pain and/or nerve damage. Dogs with IVDD may require surgery to correct the problem.
Another common health problem in Basset Hound-Beagle mixes is Cherry Eye. Cherry eye is a condition in which the third eyelid, the nictitating membrane, protrudes or pops out. This can cause the eye to appear red and irritated. Although cherry eye is not usually painful for dogs, it can cause long-term damage to the eye if left untreated. Surgery is usually required to correct the problem.
Hip dysplasia is another health problem that occurs in some Basset Hound-Beagle mixes. Hip dysplasia is a condition of the hip joint where the ball and socket do not fit together properly, resulting in pain and lameness. Hip dysplasia can be treated with medication, weight management and/or surgery depending on the severity of the condition.
Elbow dysplasia is another joint condition that occurs in some Basset Hound-Beagle mixes. In elbow dysplasia, the bones of the elbow joint do not fit together properly, causing pain and lameness. Elbow dysplasia can be treated with medication, weight management and/or surgery depending on the severity of the condition.
The Basset Hound-Beagle mix is also prone to certain eye diseases such as glaucoma and cataracts. Glaucoma is a disease in which the pressure in the eye becomes too high and damages the optic nerve. In cataracts, the lens of the eye becomes cloudy, affecting vision. Both conditions can be treated with surgery.
As with any mixed breed dog, there is always the possibility of health problems. However, the Basset Hound-Beagle mix is generally a healthy mixed breed with a life expectancy of 10-12 years.
What does this mixed breed look like?
The body of a Basset Hound-Beagle mix is typically short and compact, with a smooth, short coat that is typically tri-colored. The coat is usually black, tan and white, with a moderate amount of shedding. Basset Hound-Beagle mixes are known for being loyal and loving companions.
Often, unfortunately, the dogs very much under excess weight. But the dogs themselves are never to blame!
Herniated disc in dogs (discopathy). Herniated discs or dachshund paralysis cause dogs severe pain.
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.
Definition: Dog has epilepsy if, for example, at least two epileptic seizures occur more than 24 hours apart.
Often occur with allergies and intolerances.
1. what does a basset hound and beagle mix look like?
2. what is the temperament of a basset hound and beagle mix?
3. how much exercise does a basset hound and beagle mix need?
4. are basset hound and beagle mix dogs hypoallergenic?
5. what is the life expectancy of a Basset Hound and Beagle mix dog?