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Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky – Which one is a better dog breed for you?

"Find similarities and differences between Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky" Compare Beagle and Rottweiler. Which is better: Beagle or Rottweiler or Alaskan Husky?
Name Beagle Rottweiler Alaskan Husky
OriginsEngland Germany United States
Group Hunting Dogs Working Dogs Sled Dogs
Popularity Rank68495
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Other Names English Beagle Rottie, Rott Husky (Alaskan)
Breed Type Purebred Purebred Cross Breed
AKC Group Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885 as a Hound breed. Recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931 as a Working breed. Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group Recognized by FCI in the Scent hounds and related breeds group, in the Scent hounds section. Recognized by FCI in the Pinscher and Schnauzer - Molossoid and Swiss Mountain and Cattledogs group, in the Molossian type section. Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club American Canine Registry American Kennel Club America's Pet Registry Canadian Kennel Club Dog Registry of America Inc. Federation Cynologique Internationale Kennel Club of Great Britain North American Purebred Registry, Inc. American Canine Association, Inc. Australian National Kennel Council Continental Kennel Club National Kennel Club New Zealand Kennel Club United Kennel Club Colonial Rottweiler Club Deutscher Rottweiler Klub International Rottweiler Club Dog Registry of America Inc.
Price $500-$800 $1200-$2000 $1000-$1500

General Appearance - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Size Small Large Giant Medium
Weight Male: 22-25 pounds (10-11 kg), Female: 20-23 pounds (9-10 kg) Male: 95-130 pounds (43-59 kg), Female: 85-115 pounds (38-52 kg) Male: 40-60 pounds (18-27 kg), Female: 35-48 pounds (16-22 kg)
Avg. Weight Male: 23.5 pounds (10.5 kg), Female: 21.5 pounds (9.5 kg) Male: 112.5 pounds (51 kg), Female: 100 pounds (45 kg) Male: 50 pounds (22.5 kg), Female: 41.5 pounds (19 kg)
Height Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm) Male: 24-27 inches (61-69 cm), Female: 22-25 inches (56-63 cm) 20-24 inches (51-61 cm)
Avg. Height Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm) Male: 25.5 inches (65 cm), Female: 23.5 inches (59.5 cm) 22 inches (56 cm)

Hair & Care - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Coat Dense Dense Dense
Colors Tan Red Tricolor White Black Mahogany Tan Rust Black Gray White Blonde Orange Black
Grooming
Effortless: The Beagle requires minimal grooming.
Effortless: The Rottweiler requires minimal grooming.
Average: The Alaskan Husky requires average grooming effort.
Shedding Level
Beagles shed moderately.
Rottweilers shed moderately.
Alaskan Huskys shed moderately.

Characteristics - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Temperament Friendly Independent Lively Sweet Gentle Intelligent Loving Alert Fearless Independent Loyal Courageous Good-natured Intelligent Protective Agile Energetic Protective Alert Powerful Sensitive
Intelligent Rank
Low to average: This canine intelligence is not the brightest one.
Outstanding: Rottweiler is one of the brightest dog breeds.
Average: Alaskan Husky's has average obedience intelligence.
Trainability
Beagles are easy to train.
Rottweilers are easy to train.
Alaskan Huskys aren't famous for their trainability.
Playfulness
The Beagle is a highly playful breed.
Rottweilers, like any other dog breed, like playing.
The Alaskan Husky is a highly playful breed.
Sensitivity Level
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds.
Alaskan Huskys don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits.
Affection Level
Beagles are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving and affectionate dogs toward their handlers.
Rottweilers are average dogs regarding their affection level.
Alaskan Huskys are highly affectionate dogs.
Social Needs
Beagles need a lot of social interaction.
Rottweilers need a lot of social interaction.
Alaskan Huskys need for social interaction is average.
Barking
High: The Beagle is a very vocal breed.
Low: The Rottweiler barks none to minimal.
Average to high: The Alaskan Husky is a vocal breed.
Watchdog Ability
Beagles are not the best choice if you want a good watchdog.
Rottweilers are one of the best watchdogs.
Alaskan Huskys are average watchdogs.
Territorial
Beagles can't provide protection for their territory.
Rottweilers are extremely protective guard dogs.
Alaskan Huskys are average defenders.
Biting Potential Low
The Beagle has a low chance of biting somebody.
High
The Rottweiler has a high chance of biting somebody.
Moderate
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of biting somebody.
Mouthiness
Beagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Rottweilers have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Alaskan Huskys have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
Beagles have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Rottweilers tend to escape less than other breeds.
Alaskan Huskys have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
Prey Drive
Beagles have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Rottweilers have a higher impulse to chase and catch something than other dog breeds.
Alaskan Huskys have a high impulse to chase and catch something.
Apartment Friendly
Beagles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
Rottweilers are not the best choice for an apartment lifestyle, but they don't mind being inside if you walk them several times every day.
Alaskan Huskys are not apartment-friendly dogs.
Adaptability
Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Rottweilers adapt to lifestyle changes and different living environments quite okay usually.
Alaskan Huskys adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Rottweilers tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Just like every puppy, they are prone to panic, cry, bark, whine when they left alone by their owner.
Fighting Dog Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.
Yes
In history, this breed was unfortunately used for combat dog.
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Good With - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Stranger Friendly
Beagles are stranger friendly dogs.
Rottweilers are not stranger friendly dogs.
Alaskan Huskys are very stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Beagles are very kid-friendly dogs.
Rottweilers are not the most kid-friendly dogs.
Alaskan Huskys are average friendly dogs towards children.
Cat Friendly
Beagles are average friendly towards cats.
Rottweilers are average friendly towards cats.
Alaskan Huskys are not cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Beagles are very dog-friendly dogs.
Rottweilers are not dog-friendly.
Alaskan Huskys are very dog-friendly dogs.
Office Friendly No
Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Rottweiler is not the best dog breed for office environment.
No
Alaskan Husky is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Beagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
Rottweilers are not the best breed for elderly people.
Alaskan Huskys are commonly okay with elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Beagles are generally with other pets.
Rottweilers are generally with other pets.
Alaskan Huskys do best when they’re the only pet at the family.
Good For First Time Owners No
Beagles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Rottweilers are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
No
Alaskan Huskys are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Yes
This breed makes good as a service dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog.
Therapy Dog Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Yes
This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog Yes
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Not really
A detection dog or sniffer dog is a dog that is trained to use its senses (mostly its smell) to detect substances such as explosives, illegal drugs, wildlife scat, currency, blood, and contraband electronics such as illicit mobile phones.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR) Yes
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Not really
The use of dogs in search and rescue (SAR) is a valuable component in wilderness tracking, natural disasters, mass casualty events, and in locating missing people.
Boat Dog Yes
Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.
Not really
Rottweiler breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Not really
Alaskan Husky breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Yes
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling.

Health Factors - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Health Issues
Beagles are healthy dogs, but there are some health issues you may have to check on regularly at the vet.
Rottweilers are healthy dogs, but there are some health issues you may have to check on regularly at the vet.
Alaskan Huskys tend to have more and frequent health issues than other breeds.
Health Problems Beagle Dwarfism Cherry Eye Chinese Beagle Syndrome Distichiasis Epilepsy Glaucoma Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Intervertebral Disk Disease Patellar Luxation Progressive Retinal Atrophy Allergies Aortic Stenosis Bloat Elbow Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia Hypothyroidism Osteosarcoma Panosteitis Subvalvular Aortic Stenosis Hyperthyroidism Laryngeal Paresis Progressive Retinal Atrophy
Life Expectancy 12-15 years 8-11 years 10-15 years
Hypoallergenic No No No
Energy Level
Beagles have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Rottweilers have a higher energy level than other dog breeds.
Alaskan Huskys are high energy dogs.
Exercise Need
Beagles need quite a lot of exercise.
Rottweilers have an average exercise need.
Alaskan Huskys need a lot of exercises.
Sleeping Need
Beagles are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Rottweilers are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Alaskan Huskys are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend to much time with sleeping.
Avg. daily food consumption 0.5 to 1.5 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals. Recommended daily amount: 4 to 10 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.: How much your adult dog eats depends on his size, age, build, metabolism, and activity level. 1.5 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two or three meals.
Weight Gain Potential
High: The Beagle breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
High: The Rottweiler breed has a strong tendency to overweight.
Low to Average.
Weather & Climate Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers average to warm weather conditions Prefers cold weather
The Alaskan Husky can adapt well to harsh weather conditions, and also can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness High
The Beagle has a high chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Rottweiler has an average chance of bad smell.
Medium
The Alaskan Husky has an average chance of bad smell.
Drooling tendency
The Beagle is a perfect example for very low drooling tendency.
The Rottweiler drools quite a lot, so if you dislike being covered by slobber spots on your clothes, you may want to choose another dog breed.
The Alaskan Husky is an average drooler.

Reproducibility - Beagle vs Rottweiler vs Alaskan Husky

Gestation Length 60-64 days 60-64 days 60-64 days
How often can the Beagle, Rottweiler, Alaskan Husky have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy.
Litter Size 2-14 puppies, average 7 8-12 puppies 4-10 puppies

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