Are Beagles a Healthy Breed of Dog?
Beagles in general, are a very healthy and long lived breed of dog. However, like all purebred dog breeds, they can be prone to certain hereditary health problems. That is why choosing a responsible Beagle breeder from which to purchase your puppy is very important. Responsible Beagle breeders will be well educated about the breed and carefully screen their breeding dogs for disorders that can affect these dogs.
Some health issues that may affect the Beagle include, but are not limited to:
- Patellar luxation
- Intervertebral disc disease
Further Reading about Beagle Health Issues: