Beagles are cute and affectionate dogs with an insatiable curiosity, largely thanks to their remarkable sense of smell. But because of their fantastic temperaments, they have skyrocketed in popularity.
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Table of Contents
- What’s a Beagle?
- Most Popular Beagle Mixes
- 1. Frengle
- 2. Beaglier
- 3. Jack-A-Bee
- 4. Pomeagle
- 5. Beagle Shepherd
- 6. Beagleman
- 7. Malteagle
- 8. Puggle
- 9. Beagi
- 10. Meagle
- 11. Boggle
- 12. Cheagle
- 13. Bagle Hound
- 14. Beaski
- 15. Raggle
- 16. Bocker
- 17. Beaglemation
- 18. Beabull
- 19. Poogle
- 20. Beago
- 21. Beagador
- 22. Doxle
- 23. Boglen Terrier
- 24. Borkie
- 25. Bea-Tzu
- 26. Crested Beagle
- 27. Baseagle
- 28. Beacol
- 29. Beagle Point
- 30. Reagle
What’s a Beagle?
If you don’t know what a Beagle is by now, then your life is about to change. These dogs are some of the smallest breeds to come out of the Hound Group. However, they have big and bright personalities.
They’ve appeared as far back as the 14th century, originally bred in the United Kingdom. The modern Beagle is much larger than the ancestors. In fact, hunters used to carry Beagles in their saddlebags and even pockets.
Beagles sport a short, yet dense coat that’s fairly easy to maintain. In addition, their coats come in your typical hound colors: tan, black, white or a mixed variation.
They all have big brown eyes with their signature droopy long hound ears. All Beagles have a sturdy erect tail with a relatively athletic and muscular frame.
Beagles have some of the best noses of any animal in the kingdom. How good? Their nose has 220 million scent receptors compared to a human’s 6 million receptors.
The Beagle’s Temperament
The three best words to describe a Beagle are: lively, energetic and curious. It’s always a great time when playing with a Beagle because their good-natured temperaments will put a smile on your face.
They are very inquisitive dogs and because of their sharp sense of smell and strong instincts to hunt, they’ve been unfairly labeled as a dumb dog breed. Training can be difficult when you’re able so smell so many different scents that distract you.
In the end, the Beagle is an affectionate and versatile dog with a lot of skills if guided in the right path. Whether you’re looking for a hunting partner or a family companion, Beagles are a great choice.
Most Popular Beagle Mixes
There’s a lot to love about a Beagle, but Beagle mixes give you a unique spin on your classic hound. Let’s explore 30 bizarre, yet adorable Beagle mixes that you really need to know about.
Parents: French Bulldog and Beagle mix.
The Frengle is the combination of two iconic European dog breeds – the French Bulldog and Beagle. Both these dogs make the top 10 most popular breed list every year. As a result, the Frengle is a widely popular designer dog.
For the most part, the Frengle is playful and cheerful. However, they can be stubborn at times. This means new owners should expect to have a lot of patience during training sessions.
Despite their flaws, they’re fantastic companions and family dogs. They love entertaining people, especially older children, and get along great with any pets you may have.
Though they may be small, they’re built fairly sturdy with a lot of muscle. With the right family, there are few things these little dogs won’t be able to overcome.
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Parents: Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Beagle mix.
The Beaglier is a designer dog consisting of half Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and half Beagle. Although neither dogs are Australian breeds, the Beaglier was developed in Australia during the 1990’s.
The Australian breeders wanted to develop a “more balanced” Beagle without the intense prey-drive and scent-drive. In the end, they got a social and energetic dog breed with a great personality.
They can be playful, but also loving and gentle with people. Plus, they do well with kids and other dogs. This makes them ideal for families that don’t need to tap into a Beagle’s inherent skillset.
Parents: Jack Russell Terrier and Beagle mix.
The Jack-A-Bee is one of my favorite Terrier mixes, which also happens to mixed with Beagle as well. Because they’re such new hybrids, there isn’t a standard and a lot of variation can occur depending on parentage.
What we do know is that these dogs were developed in the United States, despite both breeds originating from the United Kingdom. Both parent breeds are similar in personality, showing traits of independence, intelligence, devotion and friendliness.
Physically, their face resembles that of the Beagle, while the body is more similar to a Jack Russell Terrier. The Jack-A-Bee doesn’t require much maintenance, however, they do tend to shed moderately.
If you’re looking for an all-around Beagle mix, the Jack-A-Bee is one to highly consider.
Parents: Pomeranian and Beagle mix.
The Pomeagle is a small affectionate dog, developed by crossing the Beagle with a Pomeranian. They are a true companion dog, retaining all the good personality traits from both parent breeds.
Though intelligent, Pomeagles tends to get easily distracted because of their curious personalities. Much like the Beagle, a Pomeagle will investigate and follow interesting scents they may encounter. So, it’s important to keep track of them.
They can be stubborn at times, especially during training. It requires a lot of patience when training a Pomeagle. However, with positive reinforcement and interesting ways of stimulation, they’ll be engaged in training.
Patience and affection is the key to winning over your Pomeagle.
5. Beagle Shepherd
Parents: German Shepherd and Beagle mix.
Both the German Shepherd and Beagle are extremely popular with unique skillsets and temperaments. It only makes sense to crossbreed the two. The result is a medium-sized designer dog with the most coveted personality traits.
Beagle Shepherds are highly intelligent and faithful dogs. Like with German Shepherds, they’re also excellent watch or guard dogs for your home because of their inherent protective instincts.
These dogs are reserved for those that have an active lifestyle, as they require a ton of physical stimulation. German Shepherds are some of the most diligent dogs from the Working Group, and the Beagle Shepherd can inherit that same work ethic too.
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Parents: Doberman and Beagle mix.
The Beagleman was developed by crossing the Doberman Pinscher with the Beagle. Fortunately, they’ve retained all the traits that make the Doberman such an effective watchdog.
Beaglemans are vigilant and active, with a natural instinct to protect. With the combination of alertness and sharp smell, there are few things that can get past a Beagleman. If a intruder is nearby, you can count on them to let you know.
Although they’re great at their jobs, they can be a loving member of the family as well. Keep them busy with physical and mental stimulation and you’ll have a highly adaptable and intelligent companion dog.
Parents: Maltese and Beagle mix.
With the growing popularity of designer dogs, it’s only a matter of time before they mix the Beagle with the cutest dog breed they could find – the Maltese. As a result, the Malteagle is perfect for those looking for the ultimate lap dog.
They’re extremely social and affectionate dogs, likely coming from the Maltese side. Not only are they fantastic companions, but also great dogs for seniors and playmates for children.
For those looking for a Beagle mix to cuddle with, the Malteagle is your best bet. They’ll certainly win over the hearts of you and everyone around them.
Parents: Pug and Beagle mix.
The Puggle is as fun as it looks. A hybrid of the Beagle and Chinese Pug, the Puggle has become fairly popular thanks to its charming personality and adorable looks.
They’re everything you expect in the perfect lap dog. Puggles are great with children and other pets because they are highly affectionate by nature. They’re fun-loving but also spirited canines.
It’s worth noting that they do enjoy barking, which can take some time getting used to. But with a face like the Puggle’s, is it really that big of a problem?
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Parents: Welsh Corgi and Beagle mix.
The Beagi is a gorgeous designer dog, developed from the Beagle and Welsh Corgi. What you get is a charming, fun and loyal dog breed perfect for all types of owners.
With Corgi mixes, they’ll always inherit the signature short-stature and stubby legs. The Beagi is no exception. But it’s their low-to-the-ground frame that many owners love because they think it’s absolutely adorable.
Though highly intelligent, the Beagi can be a little stubborn as seen with the parent breeds. In turn, this could make obedience training a little more difficult for new owners.
The good news is, they’re patient dogs and get along with just about anyone with the proper socialization training.
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Parents: Miniature Pinscher and Beagle mix.
Also called the “Min Pin,” the Meagle is a unique blend of the Miniature Pinscher and Beagle. They’re fun and happy dogs, but retain a lot of the personality traits of the Beagle. It’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Just make sure to keep your Meagle in check. Because of their heightened sense of smell, they tend to follow their nose quite often. They’re very curious dogs but the curiosity could get them into some trouble.
Meagles require a great deal of socialization training as a puppy. To ensure you have an obedient and affectionate dog, expose them to as many people and dogs early on.
Without socialization, you can expect some mischievous behavior in the future.
Parents: Boxer and Beagle mix.
The Boggle, also sometimes spelled “Bogle,” is a hybrid dog developed from crossing a Boxer and Beagle. Boggles can vary depending on parentage and individual dogs, but there are some traits you know you’ll get.
Most Boggles are built with a strong and sturdy frame thanks to the Boxer side. Some may look skinny, but they’re sneaky athletic. They tend to inherit physical traits from the Beagle side, such as the long droopy ears, deep chest and the elongated body.
It’s worth noting that Boggles may or may not inherit the Beagle’s trademark nose. If so, expect their curiosity to get to them. They’ll easily get distracted as they’re exposed to various new scents.
Parents: Chihuahua and Beagle mix.
The Cheagle, or should I call them…Chibeagle? Chi-bea? Regardless of official name, this Chihuahua Beagle mix is the perfect combination of two iconic small dog breeds.
When you cross the two, you get a playful and affectionate dog that loves to be around owners. In fact, they tend to develop a great bond with the owner, making them some of the best Beagle mix lap dogs.
Thanks to the Chihuahua side, the Cheagle tends to be smaller than the Beagle. So while they may inherit the amazing nose of the Beagle, they’re simply too small to deploy on the field for hunting trips.
Still, they’re adorable and fun-loving. I’d recommend them for those looking for a loving lap dog.
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13. Bagle Hound
Parents: Basset Hound and Beagle mix.
If you asked me to develop a hybrid dog breed with the best sense of smell, the Bagle Hound would probably be it. Both parents, the Basset Hound and Beagle, arguable have the two best noses in the dogdom.
Physically, they’re a fairly equal balance of the two parents. Bagle Hounds don’t have a body as long as the Basset Hound. On the other hand, the legs are longer as a result of the Beagle side. However, the droopy wide ears are still very noticeable.
These designer dogs can come with a ton of energy like the Beagle or a lazy demeanor like the Basset Hound, depending on the parent. More than likely, you’ll get something in between.
Parents: Siberian Husky and Beagle mix.
A cross of the Husky and Beagle, the Beaski is an active designer dog with a sweet and good-natured personality. Both parents are high energy, so you can expect the same with the Beaski.
In terms of physical characteristics, they can vary a lot depending on which side they inherit more from. Some will look like a big Beagle, while others may look like a small husky. Either way, they’re fantastic hybrid dogs.
They may be easier to train than a pure Husky, but they can also have a stubborn streak. They’re typically great companions, who’s able to make friends with both humans and other dogs.
Just make sure they get proper socialization at an early age to minimize any future mishaps with these dogs.
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Parents: Rat Terrier and Beagle mix.
The Raggle, otherwise known as the Rat Terrier Beagle mix, is a small hybrid dog with a high level of energy. Combine this with their strong prey-drive (thanks to the Terrier side) and you may have your hands full.
Don’t get me wrong, the Raggle is a great companion dog. They just need more socialization than most Beagle mixes to subdue their inner instincts. With that in check, they can get along great with children.
Raggles are probably better for a single-dog homes, as they tend to get aggressive with other dogs, even with socialization. But with these dogs, the most important part is to get them their daily physical activity.
Parents: Cocker Spaniel and Beagle mix.
Sometimes referred to as the Speagle, the Bocker is a cross between the Cocker Spaniel and Beagle. Though small, the Bocker is surprisingly strong with a compact and muscular build. Most of the time they come with the Cocker Spaniel’s long fur and in an array of colors.
These dogs are quite versatile and can be show dogs or hunting companions. However, they’re mostly kept as loving family companions because of their immense loyalty and affection.
Bockers are highly intelligent designer dogs. Plus, they can get along great with all living creatures: dogs, humans, kids and even cats. They’re also a little territorial, making them excellent watchdogs.
Parents: Dalmatian and Beagle mix.
The Beaglemation is one of the least obvious Beagle mixes, comprised of part Dalmatian and part Beagle. They’re a fairly recent designer dog so they’re difficult to come by. However, they are great hybrids if you can find one.
Courtesy of the Dalmatian genes, these dogs are very athletic and high in energy. They love to play with people, so except to spend a great deal of time entertaining them. This means catch, frisbee, long walks or whatever you can to tire them out.
With proper socialization, they’ll most likely get along well with other dogs and humans. However, their intense prey-drive can be a problem for smaller animals, such as cats.
If you can keep up with a Beaglemation, they’re worth a long hard look.
Parents: Bulldog and Beagle mix.
The Beabull is not a designer dog you see every day. They’re the gorgeous cross of a Bulldog and Beagle, and they’ve been increasing in popularity due to their good lucks and light-hearted temperaments.
Depending on the parents, a Beabull can look more like a Bulldog or Beagle. It really depends. However, most Beabulls will retain the long droopy ears of the Beagle and the wrinkly skin and underbite of a Bulldog.
Though the Bulldog side can make them a little stubborn, they’re very mild and easy-going dogs. Plus, they’re as affectionate and loyal as any other dog breed.
Parents: Poodle and Beagle mix.
The Poodle Beagle mix has many names: Beagapoo, Beapoo, Beadoodle or even Beaglepoo. From all the name suggestions, you can probably guess they’re wildly popular designer dogs, and for good reason!
The Poogle is one of the most recognizable Beagle hybrids on the market. They can vary in size depending on the size of the Poodle. However, they’re usually medium dogs, having been crossed with a Standard Poodle.
Poogles are very smart, thanks to the highly intelligent Poodle. Furthermore, they’re eager to please and have very affectionate personalities. Spend just an afternoon with a Poogle and they’ll win you over in no time.
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Parents: Golden Retriever and Beagle mix.
Golden Retrievers are the ultimate family dog, which explains why they’re consistently the third most popular dog breed in America. It only makes sense to crossbreed them with a highly versatile dog like the Beagle.
The result is the Beago, a medium-sized dog with all the great qualities of a Golden Retriever and the hunting instincts of a Beagle. Not only are they amazing family dogs, but also very eager to please and work – often missing from purebred Golden Retrievers.
Despite the Golden Retriever genes, they don’t always inherit the trademark gold coat. In fact, they can come in brown, black, white, red, brindle, cream or a mix. The length of the coat can also vary depending on which side they inherit more from.
Parents: Labrador Retriever and Beagle mix.
The Labrador has been the most popular dog breed for 27 years straight! It’s amazing considering how many great dog breeds there are in the world. Bred with such an attractive dog, the Beagador is a unique twist on America’s favorite dog.
The typical Beagador is loyal and loving, much like the Labrador. However, temperaments can vary from dog to dog depending on parents.
They do have a high level of energy and require extensive exercise to help release pent up energy. Without physical activity, you may see destructive behavior.
As long as you have the time and patience to take care of a Beagador, they are some of the best family dogs. They’ll take care of your family and children while providing a ton of entertainment for all.
Parents: Dachshund and Beagle mix.
The Doxle, sometimes called the Beaschund, is a hybrid dog breed resulting from the cross of a Dachshund and Beagle. Though not as popular as other Beagle mixes, they’ve been gaining popularity due to their cute looks.
A Doxle will have the elongated body of the “wiener dog,” while inheriting the long droopy ears of the Beagle. They’ll have long muzzles and big round eyes, which makes it near impossible to resist their “give me treats” face.
Overall, Doxles are overall friendly dogs with a sweet disposition. They can get along well with other dogs, pets or children if provided the proper socialization.
And despite their small frame, they surprisingly make good watch dogs because of their territorial and protective instincts.
23. Boglen Terrier
Parents: Boston Terrier and Beagle mix.
The Boglen Terrier, or Boston Teagle, is a designer dog that combines the Boston Terrier with the Beagle. They were originally bred to create a family dog with a slightly bolder personality than the Beagle.
The Boglen Terrier is a loving and devoted breed, with the territorial instincts to be a great watchdog. However, they do have a ton of energy and can be a handful to keep. They’re definitely not recommended for families that don’t have sufficient time or patience.
These hybrid dogs are very intelligent and love to learn new tricks and commands. They’ll go out of their way to please you wherever they can.
Parents: Yorkshire Terrier and Beagle mix.
The adorable Borkie is the cross of a Yorkshire Terrier and Beagle. They’re fun little lap dogs with all the best personality and physical traits of their parents.
Though there is no standard for this breed, Borkies tend to inherit the textured coat of the Yorkie and the trademark floppy ears of the Beagle. They’ll have a muscular build as a result of the Beagle side, but also the large round eyes of the terrier.
Because both parents are natural-born hunters, those traits tend to pass down to the Borkie mix. You can expect these little dogs to have very lively personalities with a ton of energy. They make great family dogs and playmates for older children.
Parents: Shih Tzu and Beagle mix.
The result of crossing a Shih Tzu with a Beagle is the elegant Bea-Tzu. They’re popular due to their smarts, mild demeanor and lovely personality. It’s certainly difficult to find something to dislike with this Beagle mix.
The Bea-Tzu can be a little protective by nature, making them highly capable watchdogs. However, they’re best as companion dogs for single owners or small families. These dogs are loyal, affectionate and playful too.
Though they’re protective, they aren’t aggressive at all. This makes them ideal playmates for children. The Bea-Tzu doesn’t require a lot of physical activity, but they do need quite a bit of attention from their loved ones.
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26. Crested Beagle
Parents: Chinese Crested and Beagle mix.
The Crested Beagle, or the Chinese Crested Beagle mix, is not something you see everyday. In fact, they’re quite rare despite the number of Beagle mixes in the world.
The appearance of these designer dogs can vary greatly, with most of the ones i’ve seen resembling more like the Chinese Crested. The wiry coats of the Chinese Crested is usually present in the Crested Beagle, but you may get the floppy ears and color patterns of the Beagle.
With that said, these dogs require relatively low maintenance. However, they’re recommended for those that live in warmer climate, as they have a very thin coat.
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Parents: Basenji and Beagle mix.
Half Basenji and half Beagle, the Baseagle is really an interesting mix – mostly because of the contrast in temperaments. Beagles have been known to be very vocal dogs, whereas the quiet Basenjis don’t bark.
The Baseagle will be somewhere in between. They’re calm and quiet dogs, but not as silent as the Basenji. Because both parents are great hunters, you can expect an equally great hunter.
If you’re looking for a hunting dog with a calm demeanor, the Baseagle is a great option. Even if you don’t hunt, they’re probably better off as a companion dog.
Parents: Bearded Collie and Beagle mix.
The Beacol is the result of crossing a Bearded Collie with a Beagle. Not only do they vary in size, but they can vary in coat texture and color. However, they are highly intelligent canines with a personality suitable for active families.
The one thing to take notice is their occasional stubborn streak. Beacols can provide a challenge for novice owners, as they require a lot of time and patience. To prevent potential destructive tendencies, make sure your Beacol gets enough daily exercise.
They’ll need a lot of socialization in order to get along with other dogs and children. However, with such high prey-drive, Beacols are not suitable for families with cats.
29. Beagle Point
Parents: Pointer and Beagle mix.
The Beagle Point is a hybrid of two of the finest hunting dogs with their own unique skillsets: the Beagle and Pointer. Beagle Points are generally very active dogs with strong instincts. Hence, not suitable for many families.
They have a bold personality with huge demand for physical activity. If you can’t provide this for a Beagle Point, i’d look elsewhere for another breed.
Early socialization and obedience training is extremely important for this designer dog. They love to bark and will require training to keep this in check.
Parents: Rottweiler and Beagle mix.
The Reagle is an unusual cross of the Rottweiler and Beagle. The hybrid is known to be highly devoted to the family and very loving with the right environment.
As expected, the Reagle gets along great with children. They know how to interact with them, though I would still exercise caution when they’re playing with kids.
Reagles will usually inherit the amazing nose of the Beagle, so expect them to chase down squirrels and rodents around the yard. In general, they’re people-loving dogs that enjoy clowning around with loved ones.
Did we miss any Beagle mixes worthy to be on this list? Also, which Beagle mix was your favorite? Let us know in the comments section below!
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