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Wire Fox Beagle Information & Dog Breed Facts

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

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OriginEngland flagEngland
Breed Type
What type of dog breed is it?
Cross Breed Beagle and the Wire Fox Terrier mix

Wire Fox Beagle Price and Availability

Price
How much does the Wire Fox Beagle puppy cost? What is the price range of this puppy? What is the average price of a Wire Fox Beagle in the United States? How much money is a Wire Fox Beagle?

Where to buy a Wire Fox Beagle with a good pedigree?

$500-$800
If you choose to purchase the Wire Fox 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 Wire Fox Beagle for sale, please advertise it on a reliable website to make sure the Wire Fox Beagle gets to a happy place.
Availability
How easy is it to get a Wire Fox Beagle? How many Wire Fox Beagle are there in the world?
Average: The Wire Fox Beagle is a commonly available dog breed. There is less risk of overbreeding compared to the very popular dogs.

Of course, they may be more popular in some countries, and inbreeding may occur, so be careful.

Wire Fox Beagle Size

Size
Is a Wire Fox Beagle small, medium or large dog?

How big do Wire Fox Beagle get?

What is the average size of a Wire Fox Beagle?

Small
Weight
How much does the Wire Fox Beagle weigh? How much should a Wire Fox Beagle weight? What is the normal weight of a Wire Fox Beagle? How much does a full-grown Wire Fox Beagle weight?
Male: 15-20 pounds (7-9 kg), Female: 13-18 pounds (6-8 kg)
Average Weight
What is the average weight of a Wire Fox Beagle?
Male: 17.5 pounds (8 kg), Female: 15.5 pounds (7 kg)
Height
How tall is the Wire Fox Beagle? Wire Fox Beagle height:
Male: 14-16 inches (36-41 cm), Female: 13-15 inches (33-38 cm)
Average Height
What is the average height of a Wire Fox Beagle?
Male: 15 inches (38.5 cm), Female: 14 inches (35.5 cm)

Wire Fox Beagle Grooming, Hair and Care

Coat / Hair Types
What type of coat does the Wire Fox Beagle have? What does this canine coat/fur look like?
WiryDense
Colors
What color is the breed's coat? What color are proper Wire Fox Beagle coats?
BlackTan Red White Tricolor White & Black White & TanWhite & Black & TanWhite & Tan & Black
Grooming
How to groom the Wire Fox Beagle and how often? How often should I take my Wire Fox Beagle to the groomer?
Easy to groom: The Wire Fox 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. Wire Fox 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 Wire Fox Beagle dogs shed? How to control, reduce and prevent the shedding of the Wire Fox Beagle? Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs shed a lot?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are low shedders. 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.
Bath Time / Bathing Frequency
How often does the Wire Fox Beagle need a bath? How often should you give a Wire Fox Beagle a bath? Can I bathe my Wire Fox Beagle every day?
4-6 weeks
Average. Experts recommended at least every 4-6 weeks for this family pup. According to a study, 56% of pet parents don’t bathe their dogs as frequently as they should, and 60% use the sniff test when deciding when it’s bath time.

Bathing your dog is beneficial to them in more ways than just one. It’s also a good time to look for unusual scratches, bumps, fleas, and other irregularities. When their hair is wet and flat against their body, these details are more visible.

Wire Fox Beagle Personality / Temperament

Temperament
What kind of personality does the Wire Fox Beagle have? What characteristics or traits does the breed have?
LovingIndependentAlertIntelligentFriendlyQuickLivelyGentleSweetBoldFearlessKeen
Intelligent Rank
How smart is the Wire Fox Beagle? Is the Wire Fox Beagle breed dumb or smart?
Average: It takes patience to teach this breed any tricks or commands, but the effort is worth it. They understand and remember new commands after an average of 25-40 repetitions.

The Wire Fox Beagle ranks average in the intelligence ranking of dogs.

Trainability
Are Wire Fox Beagle dogs easy to train? Do they go well on dog training? How hard is it to train a Wire Fox Beagle?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are easy to train. They find out the association between commands and actions quite quickly.
Playfulness
How playful is this breed?
The Wire Fox Beagle is a highly playful breed. Excited barking and sometimes nipping will alert you to play.
Sensitivity Level
How sensitive are they? Wire Fox Beagle sensitivity:
They are a little bit more sensitive than other dog breeds. Soft punishment affects them emotionally. Wire Fox Beagle dogs don't tolerate irregular daily routines, noisy households, and frequent guest visits really well.

They are receptive to their owner's emotions and make wonderful family companions.

Affection Level
How affectionate are they? Is a Wire Fox Beagle a good family dog?
High: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are genuinely loyal, soft and gentle, loving, and affectionate dogs toward their handlers. They enjoy quality time with their owners despite the activity and are considered great therapy dogs for those in need. This breed responds strongly to their handler's emotions because they bond closely. Their happiness is your happiness.
Social Needs
How much social interaction does the Wire Fox Beagle need? Wire Fox Beagle social needs:
Wire Fox Beagle dogs need a lot of social interaction. They desire to always be with someone or around people. This breed hates being left alone.
Barking
Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs bark a lot? Are they barkers/noisy? Why does my Wire Fox Beagle bark?
A lot: Wire Fox Beagle is a particularly loud breed. They often enjoy barking and howling loudly. If you want a quiet dog, not the best choice.

The main triggers for barking are fear, attention, alarm, boredom, greeting, separation anxiety, compulsive barking, and defense.

Watchdog Ability
Is Wire Fox Beagle good as a watchdog? Are they alert at night?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are not the best watchdogs. They aren't very territorial and protective about their property, so they probably won't alert you if they sense something different.
Guarding Behavior / Territorial
Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs have aggressive behavior to protect their home/house/territory? Do they have guarding instincts?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs 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 its territory in every situation.
Biting Potential
Do Wire Fox Beagle bite humans? How likely are you to get bitten from the Wire Fox Beagle? What are the odds of getting bitten by a Wire Fox Beagle? Why do dog bites happen?

Low 🔽

The Wire Fox 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.)
Bite Force
Does the Wire Fox Beagle has a hard bite? What is the bite force of a Wire Fox Beagle? How much bite force does a Wire Fox Beagle have?

Between 100 and 200 PSI 🔽

Wire Fox Beagle bite force: Weak. Dogs that have the weakest bite force below 200 PSI.

However, it is important to note that despite the fact that their bite force is considered the “weakest” it can still be very dangerous as all dog bites are.

They are usually not aggressive and very friendly towards children and other animals.

Mouthiness
How much mouthing/nipping/play biting does the Wire Fox Beagle do?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people. It's a common habit during puppyhood, not aggressive behavior. These "bites" don't hurt, but Wire Fox Beagle dogs need to be taught a good attitude.
Impulse to Wander or Roam
How likely is the Wire Fox Beagle to run away? Does this breed explore or wander a lot? Does Wire Fox Beagle roam?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world. Safer to walk them on a leash unless you teach them how to get back to you on command. This breed is also able to cause damage to your fence.
Prey Drive
Do this canine have a strong prey drive? Does Wire Fox Beagle have high prey drive?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs 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 Wire Fox Beagle dogs are aggressive. Better to keep this breed on a leash.
Apartment Friendly
Is Wire Fox Beagle good as an apartment dog? Can they live in a flat? Can you have a Wire Fox Beagle in an apartment?
It is not the best choice if you want to keep them indoors, however, with careful exercise and several walks a day, they will tolerate the indoor environment, so it is possible to keep Wire Fox Beagle indoors.
Adaptability
Are they adaptable and easy-going?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs 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
How long can a Wire Fox Beagle be left alone? How long can you leave a Wire Fox Beagle alone?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.

Wire Fox Beagle Good With

Stranger Friendly
Are they aggressive or friendly towards/with strangers? Wire Fox Beagle temperament with other people:
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are stranger-friendly dogs.
Pet Friendly
Are they pet-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Fox Beagle dogs get along with other pets? Are Wire Fox Beagle dogs good with pets? What is this canine temperament with other pets?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs usually don’t get on well with other pets.
Child Friendly
Are Wire Fox Beagle dogs kid-friendly? Are they good with young children? Wire Fox Beagle temperament with children:
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs. This breed enjoys being surrounded by children.
Cat Friendly
How well do Wire Fox Beagle dogs get along with cats? Are they good with kittens? What is this fido's temperament with cats? Can they be good with cats? Can the Wire Fox Beagle breed live with a cat?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
Dog Friendly
Is Wire Fox Beagle good with other dogs? Are they dog-friendly dogs? How well do Wire Fox Beagle dogs get along with other dogs?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are dog-friendly dogs. If you want more dogs in your family or you'd like to join dog meetups, the Wire Fox Beagle can be a great choice.
Good For First Time Owners
Is Wire Fox Beagle breed good for first-time owners? Do they make a good dog for novice owners? Is Wire Fox Beagle breed suitable for first-time owners?
Yes
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
Office Friendly
Are Wire Fox Beagle dogs good office canines? Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs make good office-friendly pets? Can they be office dogs?
No
Wire Fox Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.
Senior Citizens Friendly
Are they senior citizens friendly dogs? How well do Wire Fox Beagle dogs get along with the elderly people? What is the Wire Fox Beagle temperament with senior people? Are Wire Fox Beagle dogs good for elderly owners?
Wire Fox Beagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.

Wire Fox Beagle Health

Health Issues
Is it a healthy or unhealthy breed? Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs have health problems or genetic diseases?
The Wire Fox Beagle is a healthy breed, but there are certain health issues that you should check with your vet regularly.
Health Problems
What genetic/health problems does the Wire Fox Beagle breed have? What are the health issues and concerns of the Wire Fox Beagle breed? Most common health risks of Wire Fox Beagle:
Hip DysplasiaLegg-perthes DiseasePatellar LuxationHypothyroidismEye ProblemsProgressive retinal atrophy (PRA)EpilepsyDeafnessIntervertebral Disk DiseaseCherry EyeArthritisDistichiasisGlaucomaBeagle DwarfismChinese Beagle Syndrome
Veterinarian Visits
How often does the Wire Fox Beagle breed need to go to the vet? How often should you take your dog to the vet? How often should the Wire Fox Beagle see the vet?
Average
The Wire Fox Beagle should have a complete physical check-up at least once per year. If your dog shows any symptoms, call your veterinarian.
Life Expectancy
How long do Wire Fox Beagle dogs live? How old can a Wire Fox Beagle be? What is the age limit of the Wire Fox Beagle? How many years can the oldest Wire Fox Beagle live?

What is the average life expectancy / lifespan of a Wire Fox Beagle?

How long is the lifespan of a Wire Fox Beagle?

11-15 years
The average lifespan of Wire Fox Beagle: 13 years
Hypoallergenic
Is the Wire Fox Beagle breed hypoallergenic?
No
Wire Fox Beagle dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions. Some dog breeds are even considered to higher 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 Wire Fox Beagle have? What is the activity level of the Wire Fox Beagle?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are high-energy dogs. An active lifestyle makes them happy.
Activity Requirement / Exercise Need
How much exercise does a Wire Fox Beagle need? How much exercise do Wire Fox Beagle dogs require per day?

Do Wire Fox Beagle dogs need a lot of exercises?

Wire Fox Beagle dogs 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 the Wire Fox Beagle breed need?
Wire Fox Beagle dogs are quite energetic dogs and they don't spend too much time with sleeping. If you live an active life, this breed can be a good choice for you.
Average daily food consumption
How much food does a Wire Fox Beagle need? What dog products should I buy? How much food does a Wire Fox Beagle breed eat per day? What is good dog food for Wire Fox Beagle? How much food should I feed my Wire Fox Beagle?
1 to 2 cups of high-quality dry food a day, divided into two meals.
Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity
How easy to gain weight for this dog? Wire Fox Beagle risk for obesity:
Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Wire Fox Beagle's weight, he can easily gain weight. More than one daily walk 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 Wire Fox Beagle weight regularly.

Weather and Climate
Which weather condition is preferred by this dog? Can they tolerate hot or cold weather and climate?
Tolerates warm and cold weather
Dogs that tolerate hot and cold weather are typically those that have a double coat of fur. Dogs with a double coat of fur have a layer of fur that insulates their skin and helps protect them from the cold and the heat.
Stinkiness
How stinky is this dog? Why does it smell bad and how to get rid of the smell?

Medium

The Wire Fox 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 Wire Fox Beagle drool?
The Wire Fox Beagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency. If you're disgusted by slobber spots on your clothes, the Wire Fox Beagle could be a perfect choice for you. Drooling is the unintentional saliva flowing outside of the mouth. It can be completely normal or a sign of a health problem. Certain dog breeds drool minimum compared to others, just like the Wire Fox Beagle.

If you notice any change in your dog's drooling habit, you should contact a vet as soon as possible.

Wire Fox Beagle As a Working Dog

Service Dog
Are they good as service dogs? Can Wire Fox Beagle be a guide dog? Are they used as seeing-eye dogs?

Yes

This breed makes good 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).

Wire Fox Beagle breed is a good choice for service purposes.

Therapy Dog
Are they good as therapy dogs? Can Wire Fox Beagle be a therapy dog? Are they good anxiety dogs? Can a Wire Fox Beagle be an emotional support animal?

Yes

This breed makes a perfect 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 people with anxiety disorders or autism.

Wire Fox Beagle breed is a good choice for therapeutic purposes.

Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog
Are they good as detection dogs? Can Wire Fox Beagle be a sniffer dog?

Yes

After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work. 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.

Wire Fox Beagle breed is a good choice for detection purposes.

Search and Rescue Dog (SAR)
Are they good as SAR dogs? Can Wire Fox Beagle be a search and rescue dog?

Yes

This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog. 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 Wire Fox Beagle breed is a good choice for SAR purposes.

Boat and Sailor Dog
Are they good as boat dogs? Can Wire Fox Beagle be a boat dog?

Yes

Wire Fox Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages. They were typically used for three purposes: as a working dog, as a watchdog, and as a companion. A boat dog is a term used to describe a type of dog that was traditionally bred and used as a working dog on boats.

Cart Pulling or Drafting Dog
Are they good as cart pulling dogs? Can Wire Fox 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.

Wire Fox Beagle is not the best breed for drafting purposes.

Fighting Dog / Military Dog
Where Wire Fox Beagle dogs used as fighting / military dogs in history?

Not really

In history, this breed was not really used for combat dog.

Wire Fox Beagle Reproducibility

Gestation Length
How long is a Wire Fox Beagle pregnant?How long does it take to have puppies? How to tell if the Wire Fox Beagle breed is pregnant?

60-64 days

Reproductive cycle of the female Wire Fox 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 female 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 female’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.

Litter Frequency

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 Wire Fox Beagle have in a litter? How many puppies can the Wire Fox Beagle breed have for the first time? How many puppies does a Wire Fox Beagle have? How many puppies can a Wire Fox Beagle give birth to?
4-6 puppies

Wire Fox Beagle Recognition

AKC Group
Is Wire Fox Beagle recognized by the American Kennel Club?
Not recognized by the American Kennel Club.
FCI Group
Is Wire Fox Beagle recognized by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI)?
Not recognized by FCI.
Breed Recognition
What kennel clubs and organizations recognize or register the Wire Fox Beagle breed?
Not recognized by any clubs.

Wire Fox Beagle Pros and Cons

Pros
  • Trainability: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are easy to train.
  • Grooming: Easy to groom: The Wire Fox Beagle doesn't require a lot of grooming.
  • Shedding Level: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are low shedders.
  • Drooling Tendency: The Wire Fox Beagle is a perfect example of a very low drooling tendency.
  • Adaptability: Wire Fox Beagle dogs adapt very well to lifestyle changes and basically all living environments.
  • Child Friendly: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are very kid-friendly dogs.
  • Dog Friendly: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are dog-friendly dogs.
  • Senior Citizens Friendly: Wire Fox Beagles are one of the best breeds for elderly people.
  • Good For First Time Owners: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are good for novice owners, due to their easy-going personality.
  • Service Dog: This breed makes good as a service dog.
  • Therapy Dog: This breed makes a perfect therapy dog.
  • Detection Dog or Sniffer Dog: After proper training, they can excel at this kind of work.
  • Search and Rescue Dog (SAR): This breed would make an excellent search and rescue dog.
  • Boat and Sailor Dog: Wire Fox Beagle breed usually likes being on a boat.

    Boat dogs were typically bred for their strength, stamina, and water resistance, as they were often required to perform tasks such as pulling in fishing nets, and jumping into the water to retrieve ropes or lines, or helping to move cargo.

    Sailor dog is a type of dog that was bred to accompany sailors on their voyages.

Cons
  • Hypoallergenic: Wire Fox Beagle dogs don't do well with allergy sufferers by causing allergic reactions.
  • Weight Gain Potential / Prone to Obesity: Average to High: If you don't pay attention to the Wire Fox Beagle's weight, he can easily gain weight.
  • Watchdog Ability: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are not the best watchdogs.
  • Mouthiness: Wire Fox Beagle dogs have a higher than average tendency to nip, chew, playbite, or herd people.
  • Impulse to Wander or Roam: Wire Fox Beagle dogs have high wanderlust potential, which means that this breed has a strong desire for exploring the world.
  • Tolerates Being Left Alone: Wire Fox Beagle dogs tend to have separation anxiety when their owners left them alone at home because they bond very closely with them.
  • Cat Friendly: Wire Fox Beagle dogs are not the most cat-friendly dogs.
  • Office Friendly: Wire Fox Beagle is not the best dog breed for office environment.

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