Beagle-Golden Retriever Mix: Everything Pet Owners Need to Know

Beagle-Golden Retriever Mix

Beagle golden retriever mix is a cross between two of the most popular breeds globally – the beagle and the golden retriever.

This mix is adorable and full of energy like their parent breeds, making them great for families with young kids and other pets. They are also very intelligent, which makes training them a breeze.

If you’re thinking about getting a beagle golden retriever mix, read on to learn everything you need to know about them!

History of the Beagle Golden Retriever Mix

The beagle golden retriever mix is a fairly new crossbreed, only becoming popular in the last few years. As such, there isn’t much information available on their history. However, we can look at the history of their parent breeds to better understand where they come from.

The Beagle

The beagle is a scent hound originally developed in England to hunt rabbits. They were bred to have a strong sense of smell and be tenacious in their pursuit of prey.

Over time, the breed became popular in other countries and used for different purposes. In the United States, they are commonly used as hunting dogs, while in Europe, they are more often kept as pets.

Recently, breeders found the beagle is an excellent parent breed.

Bonnie the Beagle
Bonnie – our Lemonm Beagle right after Crufts

The Golden Retriever

The golden retriever is a much newer breed, having only been developed in the late 19th century. They were originally bred in Scotland as gun dogs and were used to retrieve games that had been shot.

Nowadays, golden retrievers are among the most popular breeds globally (the third most popular breed) and are kept as both working dogs and pets.

Golden Retriever dog enjoying outdoors
Golden Retriever dog enjoying outdoors

Beago – The Beagle Golden Retriever Mix

Beago is a cross between the two breeds, the beagle and the golden retriever. As such, they inherit the best traits of both parent breeds.

This Golden Retriever-Beagle mix is a medium-sized dog typically weighing between 30 and 50 pounds. They have a short to medium-length coat that can be either straight or wavy. The most common coat colors are brown, black, and white, but they can also be found in other colors like red and blue.

A Beago via Instagram: @princess_graciemae

Beago Temperament

Beago is a friendly and outgoing dog that loves to be around people. They are very affectionate and love to cuddle. This Golden Retriever-Beagle mix is also very playful, energetic, and lively. They need plenty of exercise and love to play fetch or go for hikes with their human family.

Beago is an intelligent breed that is easy to train. They are quick learners and respond well to positive reinforcement training methods like treats or verbal praise.

Beago Size & Appearance

Beago is a medium to a large-sized dog (15 inches) that typically weighs between 30 and 50 pounds. The Golden Retriever-Beagle mix has long, floppy ears and a tail usually carried high. They have a broad head with a square muzzle. Their eyes are typically brown or hazel.

Beago Coat & Colors

Beagos have a short to medium-length coat that can be either straight or wavy. The most common coat colors are brown, red (Golden Retriever coat), black, and white, but they can also be found in other colors like red and blue.

Beago Maintenance & Grooming

The Golden Retriever-Beagle mix is relatively low maintenance when it comes to grooming. Their coat only needs to be brushed once or twice a week to remove any dirt or loose hair.

They should also be bathed as needed, but not too often as it can strip their coat of natural oils. Beagos only need their nails trimmed every few weeks.

Beago Exercise Needs

Beagos are very active dogs that need plenty of exercise. They love to play fetch and go for hikes or runs with their family. The Golden Retriever-Beagle mix should be taken on a daily walk or given access to a dog park or a fenced-in yard where they can run and play.

Beago Health & Lifespan

Beagos are generally a healthy mixed breed with few health concerns. However, like all breeds, they are susceptible to certain health conditions. These include hip dysplasia, elbow dysplasia, hypothyroidism, and allergies. Beagos have an average lifespan of 10 to 12 years.

Beago Training

Beagos are an intelligent breed that is easy to train. They are quick learners and respond well to positive reinforcement training methods like treats or verbal praise. Beagos should be started on basic obedience training as early as possible.

Beago Nutrition

Beagos should be fed a high-quality diet appropriate for their age, activity level, and size. Puppies and young dogs will need more calories than adults. Beagos are also prone to weight gain, so it’s essential to avoid overfeeding them.

Beago Puppies

Beago puppies are adorable and make great family pets. A beago puppy inherits the best traits of the beagle puppy and the golden retriever puppy. A beago puppy is a friendly, outgoing, and loving dog that loves to play. They need plenty of exercises and do best in a home with a backyard. Beagos are intelligent and easy to train. With proper care, they can live a long and healthy life.

Beago as Family Pets

The Golden Retriever-Beagle mix makes a great family pet. They are friendly, outgoing, and affectionate dogs that love to play. They need plenty of exercises and do best in a home with a backyard. Beagos are intelligent and easy to train. With proper care, they can live a long and healthy life.

While the Beago is an outgoing dog that loves people, it may not be the best fit for every family. Families with small children or other animals should consider another mixed breed as the Beago may be too energetic for them. Families who are not active or do not have a yard for the great dog to run around in should also consider another popular breed.

Final Thoughts on Beagle Golden Retriever Mix

The Beago is an excellent breed for active families and has a yard for the great dog to run and play in. They are friendly, outgoing, and easy to train. With proper care, they can live a long and healthy life. Just get your Golden Retriever-Beagle mix from a reputable breeder.

We hope you have enjoyed reading about the Beagle Golden Retriever Mix. Do you have a Beago? Tell us about your experience in the comments below!

Simon Wilson

Simon Wilson

Hi, I'm Simon Wilson, one-half of husband and wife team that created My Beagle Buddy. For over 12 years, we have had the pleasure of experiencing life with our Beagles, sharing our joy through the ups, and being steadfastly by our side through the tough times. We have learned a lot in those years, about ourselves and our Beagles. I love to write about my Beagle experiences so that others may find some use in my learnings. In my spare time, I actively maintain the Beagle Welfare website and help with volunteer duties.

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For over 12 years, I have had the pleasure of experiencing life with many loving Beagles, sharing the joy through the ups and being steadfastly by my side through the tough times.

I have learnt a lot in those years, about ourselves and my Beagles. I love to write about my Beagle experiences so that others may find some use in my learnings and experiences.

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