Female beagle dogs typically go into heat at 6 months old. Some beagles go into heat as early as 4 months old, while others wait until they are 12 to 15 months old.
Going into heat is part of the normal menstrual cycle for dogs. Once they have their first heat, it lasts two to four weeks and comes around every six months. Signs of a beagle going into heat include a swollen vulva, a pink or red discharge, and other male dogs becoming more interested in her, including sniffing her and becoming excited around her. BeaglePro.com suggests that female dogs, including beagles, may have discomfort and cramping while in heat. It is not uncommon for beagles to rest more often during heat cycles.Learn More
Yes, it is possible for a dog to go into heat if she has been spayed. This is only true if the dog had her tubes tied versus having a whole ovariohysterectomy, which removes all of the female reproductive organs.Full Answer >
On average, a female dog that hasn't been neutered or spayed goes into heat twice a year. The duration of the heat cycle is between 12 and 21 days, although this varies between breeds and individual dogs and can last up to four weeks.Full Answer >
Teacup beagles are unusually small beagles weighing 10 to 12 pounds and standing about 10 inches tall. They are also called pocket beagles or miniature beagles. Some are produced by inbreeding from small standard-sized beagles; others are actually crosses between beagles and toy terriers.Full Answer >
Beagles have an average life expectancy of 13 years, according to Beaglepro.com. Their lifespan depends on their genetic history, health issues and how they are cared for. A daily walk can keep beagles healthy and exercised properly.Full Answer >