Facts & Origin
Profile: Entlebucher Beagle - The perfect mix of strength and curiosity.
The Entlebuch Be agle is a fascinating mix of Entlebuch Mountain Dog and Beagle. While the Entlebuch Mountain Dog originated in Switzerland where it was used as a herding dog, the Beagle has its roots in England where it is prized as a passionate running dog. The combination of these two dog breeds results in a versatile, medium-sized companion that can handle both urban and rural environments.
The Entlebucher Beagle is an exceptional blend of strength, intelligence and curiosity. For those looking for an active, loyal and intelligent companion, this mix offers a wonderful option. With proper training and care, he will become a beloved member of any family.
|Origin||UK - Switzerland|
|Life expectancy||10 - 15 years|
|FCI group||not recognised|
|AKC group||not recognised|
|KC group||not recognised|
Attitude, character and temperament of the breed
Possible Character Traits
- Working instinct: The herding instincts of the Entlebuch Mountain Dog mix with the hunting instinct of the Beagle, resulting in an active and alert dog.
- Curiosity: Typical of the Beagle is his never-ending curiosity and desire to explore everything with his nose.
- Loyalty: the Entlebucher brings a deep loyalty and protective instinct to this mix.
- Sociality: He is friendly towards other dogs and people and often shows a playful side.
Suitability and attitude
The Entlebucher Beagle is particularly suited toactive families who enjoy spending time outdoors as well as dog sports enthusiasts who have an interest in activities such as agility, tracking or herding.
In general, he is a dog for people who are looking for a medium weight dog with robust health. It is important to train him well from a young age and to channel his curiosity and energy.
Care and health
- Coat Care: His coat can be short to medium length and requires regular brushing to remove dead hair and prevent skin problems.
- Exercise: A high activity level requires daily walks and playtime.
- Health: As with all mixed breed dogs, it is important to be aware of the potential health problems of both breeds and to have regular checkups with your veterinarian.
What does this mongrel look like?
The Entlebucher Beagle has a sturdy, muscular build. His coat color can vary, but often you will see the characteristic beagle markings combined with the bold colors of the Entlebucher. The ears can resemble either the Beagle or the Entlebucher, and his eyes are usually dark and radiate a lively intelligence.
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.
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.
Hip dysplasia (HD)
Hip dysplasia (HD) is a genetic condition in dogs where the hip joint is not shaped properly. This leads to pain, stiffness and restricted movement.
Elbow dysplasia (ED)
Elbow joint dysplasia is a chronic disease complex of the elbow joint of fast growing dog breeds.
Chronic eye infections can be very painful in dogs and can be treated with medication. In rare cases, the cornea must be treated.
An Entlebucher Beagle is a mixed breed created by crossing an Entlebucher Mountain Dog with a Beagle.
The Entlebucher Beagle is usually alert and playful. He likes to be involved in any activity and can adapt well. He is easy to train, but sometimes he can be a little heavy handed. This hybrid breed is social and will quickly gravitate to your family. In addition to their natural hunting instincts, they are also considered excellent watchdogs.
Being an active and energetic hybrid breed, the Entlebucher Beagle needs a lot of exercise. He should get at least 40 minutes of exercise daily to satisfy his natural needs.
Yes, the Entlebucher Beagle is often used for hunting, as he has a strong hunting instinct. However, it is best to train him from early puppyhood before you send him out hunting.