My son wants a Beagle (SW Washington)

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  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Anyone have any beagle pups comming up? My son Loren wants one and he will be 6 the end of march. An "older" pup is ok too and he prefers a male. We don't have a lot of $$ to spend on buying one, but it will get the very best care and love once we have it. [​IMG]
  2. Hoot

    Hoot Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2009
    Canaveral Groves, FL.

    I have a female ready to deliver any day now. They are Beagle, Beagle/Blue tick mixed. Mother is about 12" tall and father is about 17" tall.

    Problem is, We couldn't live any further apart. You're in Washington, I'm in Florida.

    This is a great time for your family. A boys first dog is always special. And might I say he has impeccable taste in hounds.

    Good luck.
  3. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    That would be great, but too far away. [​IMG]

    My favoriate Hound is a Borzoi, but I think Loren's pick is a better match for a family dog. [​IMG]
  4. ams3651

    ams3651 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2008
    NE PA
    try your local animal shelter, they get lots of beagles because they are so mischevious. My own knows how to open the fridge [​IMG] they are great with kids too. Is there a resuce near you, try a search on the internet or

    PS, I like female dogs because they dont feel the need to "mark" everything and they dont run off after a female scent.
    Last edited: Feb 19, 2009
  5. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    I have not gone to the animal shelters yet, but there was nothing on Pet Finder. I really don't like pet finder because most of the "rescues" there do not want to adopt a small young dog to someone with kids. It is very discouraging.[​IMG]
  6. Sissy

    Sissy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 18, 2007
    Sevier county, Tn.
    If you son must be willing to run, run, run, run,
    with him. LOL

    we had one and they are playful
    and never get tired.. ours sure was a digger.
    He lived to a good age. and we miss his antics..
  7. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 31, 2007
    Washington State
    Hi Shellie,

    I had a pair of Beagles that I got from a breeder in IA. Now I only have Buck. Sadie and Buck dug out under the fence last year and went off chasing something. I'm guessing it was either the bobcat I shot or a coyote because Sadie didn't make it back. Buck was sitting on the porch the next morning. Pretty rough for the wear but he made it back. I'm sorry to say that I think Sadie tangled with something she shouldn't have.

    I am looking to breed Buck with another purebred. He's a 13" tri-colored and came from Champion Field Trial parents. He's one good rabbit dog but does really well around all my animals including the birds.

    One word of warning however, Beagles are bred to chase. If something takes off running, they are very likely to chase it down and pounce on it.

    Sadie and Buck killed one of my ducklings the first year we had birds but I taught them a good lesson and they never bothered a bird again. All except for the time when I pulled a real boneheaded move. It was last summer and it was a super nice day so I decided to take all the chicks in the house outside. I had them in one of those big Rubbermaid watertanks. Well, the wife was working outside and since we were all outside I let Buck out to roam around with us. He used to me a somewhat indoor/outdoor dog and I often feel guilty because I don't spend the time with him that I used to. Anyways, I got busy mowing the lawn and wasn't paying attention. Then I see Buck come barrelling down the hill with his jowls full and two little feet dangling out the front of his mouth.

    I knew right away that he had gotten into the brooder and gotten a chick. However, to my absolute horror and utter disappointment, he had killed all 25 of the chicks. I felt like an absolute murderer! I really couldn't discipline him because I was pretty sure he just looked in on them out of curiosity but instincts took over when they started fluttering around as young chicks will do. I'm sure it was totally instinct that took over and he was just trying to stop them from skittering around. Boy was I upset though.

    So be forewarned, if you do get a Beagle, be sure you don't have him/her around any small animals that are likely to get flighty. And teach him early to leave your birds alone.

    If you come across any Breeder with purebred 13" tricolored females that would like a stud, please let me know.

    God Bless,
  8. Hoot

    Hoot Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 12, 2009
    Canaveral Groves, FL.
    Hounds do need a lot of room to run. This weekend we are headed to the Ocala National Forest. Spending the weekend running beagles.

    Ours will run for miles. We have to use tracking collars to locate our dogs. We can track them up to 12 miles with the Johnson tracking collars.

  9. ravencreek

    ravencreek Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2008
    Benton TN
    My husband and his cousin raise hunting Beagles. We have a lemon and white female that we bred to a chocolate and we are expecting puppies soon. Of course I am in TN and our puppies won't be ready for at least 8 or so weeks. But if you can't/don't find anything by the time these are weaned I will GIVE you one. You just have to find a way to get it.
  10. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Quote:WOW That is so nice.
    I would have to figure out a "Puppy Train" or fly it out. Might be harder then I can do. Thanks so much for the offer. [​IMG]

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