Beagles typically weigh between 18 and 30 pounds, with males trending slightly heavier than females. American Kennel Club standards for the beagle do not have specific weight requirements.Continue Reading
The AKC has two height categories for beagles: 13 inches and 15 inches. A beagle measuring taller than 15 inches is disqualified. A beagle's height is measured at the withers, the ridge between an animal's shoulder blades. AKC breed standards call for a muscular appearance in the shoulders, chest, back, hips and thighs, which favors beagles in the middle of the average weight range.
The popular house pet breed descends from the scenthound family, which originated in England in the 1300s, states Animal Planet.Learn more about Dogs
Adult beagles can weigh 18 to 30 pounds and reach 13 to 15 inches in length. The dog's medium size makes it easy for it to maneuver through brush and other plants while hunting rabbits and other small game.Full Answer >
Chihuahuas can mate as soon as they are sexually active, but a responsible breeder will wait to start breeding his or her Chihuahuas until they have reached full sexual maturity at 12 to 15 months for males and 6 to 18 months for females, says the AKC. Some female dogs can take as long as two years to reach full sexual maturity; however, the AKC also cautions that females should never be bred during their first heat cycle.Full Answer >
According to the ASPCA, humping objects, other animals and people is normal behavior for most dogs and is done by both males and females. Dogs may mount objects or other living things if they are experiencing stress, sexual tension, feeling playful or suffer from a compulsive disorder.Full Answer >
As of 2014, the most popular names for puppies and dogs include Max, Buddy and Charlie for males, and Bella, Lucy and Daisy for females. Other popular names include Jack, Cooper, Molly and Lola.Full Answer >