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Kerry Beagle Information & Dog Breed Facts

Collection of all the general dog breed info about Kerry Beagle so you can get to know the breed more.

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Kerry Beagle
OriginIreland
Other Names
What other names does the Kerry Beagle have? The dog breed also known as...
An Pocadán Ciarraíoch
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Purebred
AKC Group
Is Kerry Beagle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Kerry Beagle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Price
How much does the Kerry Beagle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of this dog in the United States? Is this puppy expensive? How much should I pay for it? Kerry Beagle price:
$300-$400
If you choose to purchase the Kerry Beagle, you should know that the mentioned amount of money is an average of the collected data from breeders’ sites and puppy finder places. If you have a Kerry Beagle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Kerry Beagle gets to a happy place.

Kerry Beagle General Appearance

Size
What size is this breed? How big is this dog? Kerry Beagle size:
Large
Weight
How much does the Kerry Beagle weigh? Kerry Beagle weight:
50-60 pounds (22.5-27 kg)
Avg. Weight
What is the average weight of the Kerry Beagle? Kerry Beagle average weight:
55 pounds (25 kg)
Height
How tall is the Kerry Beagle? Kerry Beagle height:
22-24 inches (56-61 cm)
Avg. Height
What is the average height of this fido? Kerry Beagle average height:
23 inches (58.5 cm)

Kerry Beagle Hair & Care

Coat
What type of coat does the Kerry Beagle have? What does this canine coat look like?
Dense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color is a proper Kerry Beagle's coat?
Tan & WhiteBlue Mottled & TanBlue Mottled & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Kerry Beagle and how often?
Easy to groom: The Kerry Beagle doesn't require a lot of grooming. Seasonal flea treatment is needed, but cutting the dog's hair by a professional groomer isn't necessary. Ears and eyes should be cleaned regularly to avoid infections. Kerry Beagle is a good choice if you don't have the time, skill or money to take care of a high maintenance dog. Recommended for beginners.
Shedding Level
How much do Kerry Beagle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the An Pocadán Ciarraíoch? Kerry Beagle shedding level:
Kerry Beagles shed above average. It's a natural process of the hair growth cycle. The amount and frequency of hair loss mostly depend on their health status and breed type. If you don't like vacuum cleaning, you might have to reconsider your choice of having a puppy from the Kerry Beagle breed.

Kerry Beagle Characteristics

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Kerry Beagle have? What characteristics does the breed have?
OutrightEnergeticQuickGentleFriendly
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Kerry Beagle? Are they intelligent?
Smart: Kerry Beagle's has great intelligence. They understand and memorize new commands in 15-25 repetitions.
Trainability
Are Kerry Beagle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training?
Kerry Beagles are quite easy to train. Sometimes they can be challenging, but if you're consistent in teaching new commands they will obey for sure.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Kerry Beagle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Kerry Beagle sensitivity:
Kerry Beagles don't like an irregular daily routine, noisy household and frequent guest visits. This breed emotional level reflects their owner's feelings and they don't handle punishments well.
Affection Level
How affectionate are they?
Kerry Beagles are highly affectionate dogs. They like being involved in the family's life. This breed isn't considered as an aloof dog.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the An Pocadán Ciarraíoch need? Kerry Beagle social needs:
Kerry Beagles need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Kerry Beagle dogs bark a lot? Why does my An Pocadán Ciarraíoch bark?
High: The Kerry Beagle is a very vocal breed. Definitely not the best choice if you prefer a quiet breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. They can change their barks depending on their emotional level and what they're trying to say. Different barks could mean the same and same barks could have a different meaning. Top reasons for barking: protection, alarm, fear, boredom, attention seeking, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking.
Watchdog Ability
Is Kerry Beagle good as a watchdog?
Kerry Beagles are good watchdogs. Their main job is to observe and they're consistent in their effort. Good vocal cords and sense of hearing belong to them. Usually, they're territorial and protective about their property, so the Kerry Beagles will alert you if they sense something different.
Territorial
Do Kerry Beagle dogs have an aggressive behavior to protect their territory?
Kerry Beagles are average defenders. Some dogs are very protective of their territory, while others easily let a stranger to trespass. This breed is not sure to defend his territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Kerry Beagle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the An Pocadán Ciarraíoch? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Kerry Beagle? Why do dog bites happen?
Low
The Kerry Beagle has a low chance of biting somebody. Top reasons for dog bite: protection, pain, excitement, herding instinct, being provoked. (Data based on the available online bite statistics.)
Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Kerry Beagle do?
Kerry Beagles have an average tendency to nip, chew, play-bite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Kerry Beagles need to be taught for a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Kerry Beagle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Kerry Beagle roam?
Kerry Beagles tend to escape less than other breeds. They have low to average wanderlust potential. Exploring the world is not the best activity they can imagine.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Kerry Beagle have high prey drive?
Kerry Beagles have a high impulse to chase and catch something. Cats or any other small animals are in danger. It's a natural instinct, doesn't necessarily mean that Kerry Beagle dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Kerry Beagle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat?
Kerry Beagles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle. They need to be outside in the garden, or you must walk them for a few hours every day.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Kerry Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments. They don't mind moving from one place to another with their owner.
Tolerates Being Left Alone
Can you leave this breed home alone?
Kerry Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
Fighting Dog
Where Kerry Beagle dogs used as a fighting dog in the history?
Not really
In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Kerry Beagle Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they friendly with strangers?
Kerry Beagles are stranger friendly dogs.
Child Friendly
Are Kerry Beagle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Kerry Beagle and children:
Kerry Beagles are kid-friendly dogs. This breed is a good choice if you have children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Kerry Beagle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats?
Kerry Beagles are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Kerry Beagle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Kerry Beagle dogs get along with other dogs? What is this canine temperament with other dogs?
Kerry Beagles are very dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Kerry Beagle can be a great choice.
Office Friendly
Are Kerry Beagles good office dogs? Do Kerry Beagles make good office friendly dogs? Can Kerry Beagles be office dogs?
No
Kerry Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Kerry Beagle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the An Pocadán Ciarraíoch temperament with senior people? Are Kerry Beagle dogs good for elderly owners?
Kerry Beagles are usually recommended for elderly people.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Kerry Beagle dogs get along with other pets? Are Kerry Beagle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Kerry Beagles usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Kerry Beagle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners?
No
Kerry Beagles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.
Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a service dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a service dog. A service dog is a term used in the USA to refer to any type of assistance dog specifically trained to help people who have disabilities, such as visual impairment, hearing impairments, mental disorders, seizures, mobility impairment, and diabetes. Service dogs are protected under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act). Kerry Beagle is not the best breed for service purposes.
Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a therapy dog?
Not really
This breed generally not used as a therapy dog. A therapy dog is a dog that might be trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in hospitals, retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, disaster areas, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism. Kerry Beagle is not the best breed for therapeutic purposes.
Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a sniffer dog?
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. Kerry Beagle is not the best breed for detection purposes.
Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a search and rescue dog?
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. The Kerry Beagle is not the best breed for SAR purposes.
Boat Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a boat dog?
Not really
Kerry Beagle breed usually doesn't like being on a boat.
Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Kerry Beagle be a drafting dog?
Not really
A drafting dog or draft dog is a dog bred and used for cart pulling. Dogs bred for this work have strong builds and qualities that are needed, strength and determination. Kerry Beagle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Kerry Beagle Health Factors

Health Issues
Is it a healthy breed? Do Kerry Beagle dogs have health problems?
The Kerry Beagle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Life Expectancy
How long do Kerry Beagle dogs live? What is the average lifespan of this breed? How old can a Kerry Beagle be?
10-14 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Kerry Beagle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Kerry Beagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction. Some of the dog breeds are even considered to higher the possibility of an allergic response. Coat type isn't necessarily relevant, because most people are allergic to dander (flakes on the dog's skin) or saliva, not actually to dog hair.
Energy Level
How much energy does the Kerry Beagle have?
Kerry Beagles are high energy dogs. Active lifestyle makes them happy.
Exercise Need
How much exercise does this dog need? How much exercise do Kerry Beagle dogs require per day?
Kerry Beagles need a lot of exercises. Long walks should be on a daily schedule. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Sleeping Need
How much sleep does this fido need?
Kerry Beagles don't need too much sleep. They are energetic and desire to live an active life. If you think naps are overrated, this breed can be the best choice for you.
Avg. daily food consumption
How much food does the Kerry Beagle need? How often should I feed my canine? What dog products should I buy?
2 to 3 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Kerry Beagle risk for obesity:
Average. The Kerry Beagle has an average risk for obesity. Daily walks should be on schedule. To make your dog happy and fit, feed him with quality dry dog food and live an active life together. Try to find the happy medium between exercise and feeding. If you notice any weight gain, consult your veterinarian and make a diet plan. Reduce unhealthy food and snacks, and measure the Kerry Beagle's weight regularly.
Weather & Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot and cold weather & climate?
Prefers average to cold weather conditions
The Kerry Beagle can adapt to well to cold weather conditions, some dogs even can be a good mountain dog.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?
Medium
The Kerry Beagle has an average chance of bad smell. Top reasons for dog stinkiness: infection of bad tooth/ear/skin folds, gas attacks.
Drooling tendency
Does the Kerry Beagle drool?
The Kerry Beagle is an average drooler. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Kerry Beagle Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long does this dog's pregnancy last? How long does this dog pregnant? How long does it take to have puppies?
60-64 days
Reproductive cycle of the female Kerry Beagle: The first period called Proestrus lasts for about 9 days. During this time the females start to attract males. You can notice by swelling vulva and bloody discharge. The second part is the Estrus when the bitch is receptive for the male. It lasts for about 3 to 11 days. The sign of the proestrus part is the soft and enlarged vulva. The discharge decreases and lightens in color. The third part is the Diestrus. Normally, it occurs around day 14. In this period the bitch’s discharge changes for vivid red and coming to its end. The vulva returns to average, and she will no longer permit mating. The fourth part called the Anestrus. The time frame between heat periods normally lasts about six months.
How often can the Kerry Beagle have a litter? Once a year.
More frequent breeding is not healthy. It is very important not to buy a dog from a puppy mill, where the needs of the pups and their mothers are ignored. It's an inhumane high-volume dog breeding facility, where puppies born several times a year.
Litter Size
How many puppies can the Kerry Beagle have? What is the average litter size of this fido?
1-6 puppies

Kerry Beagle Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Intelligent Rank: Smart: Kerry Beagle's has great intelligence.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Kerry Beagle doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Watchdog Ability: Kerry Beagles are good watchdogs.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Kerry Beagles tend to escape less than other breeds.
  • Adaptability: Kerry Beagles adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Kerry Beagles are kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Kerry Beagles are very dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Kerry Beagles are usually recommended for elderly people.
Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Kerry Beagles don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reaction.
  • Apartment Friendly: Kerry Beagles are not recommended for an apartment lifestyle.
  • Shedding Level: Kerry Beagles shed above average.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Kerry Beagles tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Kerry Beagles are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Kerry Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Kerry Beagles are not good for novice owners, due to their stubborn personality.

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