Canis ISSN: 2398-2942 Beagle Introduction Biological Data Introduction General information The Beagle is a hunting dog but it has a calm and affectionate nature, making it a favorite with pet owners. Somewhat easily distracted and has a tendency to wander off in search of a scent or other dogs. Active small breed and therefore prefers country environments. There is a great variation in size and type within the UK and across the world. Some packs of Beagles still exist in the hunting field. Biological Data This article is available in full to registered subscribers Sign up now to purchase a 30 day trial, or Login Further ReadingPublicationsRefereed papers Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource. Other sources of information For information on Genetic Testing Providers (labs) genetic tests, and tests by breed, visit International Partnership for Dogs: https://dogwellnet.com/. For a list of DNA tests available for certain breeds worldwide, visit Kennel Club Worldwide DNA tests: https://www.thekennelclub.org.uk/health/for-breeders/dna-testing-simple-inherited-disorders/worldwide-dna-tests/. The Kennel Club Breed-specific requirements and recommendations including health screening: www.thekennelclub.org.uk/media/9846/abs_breed_specific_requirements_and_recommendations_web.pdf. Organisation(s) Visit the Kennel Clubwebsite to search for details of KC-registered breed clubs -www.thekennelclub.org.uk/services/public/findaclub/breed/. Visit the American Kennel Club website to search for details of AKC-recognized breed clubs -www.akc.org/clubs/search.