The History and Origin of Beagle Breed: From Rabbit Hunting to Royalty

The Beagle breed originated in England during the 18th century for hunting small game, particularly rabbits.


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They were bred from several types of hounds, including the Talbot Hound, North Country Beagle, and Southern Hound.


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The breed's name comes from the French word "begueule," which means "open throat," referring to their loud baying bark.


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Beagles became popular in the United States during the 20th century, with the first Beagle club formed in 1884.


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Queen Elizabeth II is a well-known fan of Beagles and has owned many throughout her lifetime.


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Beagles are the fifth most popular dog breed in the United States according to the American Kennel Club.


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These small to medium-sized dogs have a friendly, outgoing personality and are great with children and other animals.


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Beagles are also used as detection dogs for drugs, explosives, and agriculture products due to their keen sense of smell.


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