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The beagle's hunting ability, combined with a merry personality, has made the beagle one of the most popular dogs in the United States, according to AKC registration statistics.
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A Hunting Dog
A sturdy hunting dog, the beagle should look like a foxhound in miniature.
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Beagles are happy-go-lucky and friendly, making them a wonderful family pet.
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They are also favored for their compact size and short, easy-to-care-for coat.
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Curious and Comedic
Curious and comedic, they often follow their noses -- which can lead to some mischief if they are not provided with daily activity.
National Beagle Club of America
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