Characteristics of a Healthy Beagle Puppy

By Susan McCullough

Part of Beagles For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When choosing a Beagle puppy, use these tips to help you select a happy, healthy new pet to welcome into your family and your household.

  • A clean, healthy, friendly mother

  • Easy movement without limping or apparent pain

  • Bright, clear eyes

  • Dry, odor-free ears

  • Clean skin and full coat with no bald spots

  • Healthy stools

  • A friendly but not hyperactive personality