10–12 years old
Hounds and related breeds
The Greater Anglo-French Tricolor Hound is one of the brightest representatives of the Anglo-French dog group. Like their relatives, they appeared as a result of the crossing of French and English hounds in particular, the French Pointin and the English Foxhound.
Despite the calm disposition of the tricolor hound, these dogs are rarely kept as companions. The nature of the hunter and habits affect: these pets need space, they need many hours of walks every day and active games.
Representatives of the breed are very friendly and good-natured, they practically do not show aggression and anger. Together with cowardice, these qualities are unacceptable in the breed standard. Partly for this reason, the great Anglo-French hounds are considered poor guards and watchmen, they are too gullible.
The most important thing in the life of a large Anglo-French tricolor hound is its owner. The dog just loves it. She seeks to please the owner in everything and earn his praise.
However, hounds need socialization and education. Breeders recommend introducing a puppy to the outside world at the age of 2-3 months. Without socialization, a dog can become uncontrollable, ill-mannered and nervous.
As for training, they begin to carry it out quite early, already at 5-6 months. At first, training is held in a game format, and then in a more serious. As a reward, you can use both goodies and praise. It all depends on the specific dog.
The large Anglo-French tricolor hound has always been used as a pack dog, very rarely the breed representatives worked alone. So with relatives, the pet of this breed easily finds a common language. There are no problems with cats when the puppy grows with such a neighbor.
Big Anglo-French Tricky Hound not the best nanny for the baby. However, the dog treats school-age children warmly. The most important thing in a relationship is the upbringing of the dog and the behavior of the child.
The short coat of the Great Anglo-French Tricolor Hound does not require much grooming. It is enough to wipe the dog weekly with a damp towel or just with your hand to get rid of the fallen hairs.
Shedding takes place twice a year in autumn and spring. At this time, the combing process is carried out a little more often twice a week.
Conditions of detention
Beagles are very active and hardy dogs. They need exhausting workouts and outdoor play. If a pet of this breed lives in a city apartment, the owner must be ready for many hours of daily walks. It is also advisable to take your pet at least once a week to nature for example, to a park or forest.