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Breed  Character Summary

Beagles were and still are used for hunting. They appear to have been used for hare hunting in England as early as the reign of King Edward III
The first mention of the beagle in English literature by name dates from 1475

The Beagle generally has a very good temperament and a gentle disposition this makes them excellent family pets
Beagles are intelligent, but are stubborn and may occasionally be hard to train due to their infamous strong will

They are a very playful breed and enjoy having the company of and playing with other dogs Beagles are pack animals, and can be prone to separation anxiety.
They are best kept with other dogs if they are going to be left alone for long periods of time