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Reagle (Rottweiler & Beagle Mix): Info, Pictures, Characteristics & Facts

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Height: 15-27 inches
Weight: 50-85 pounds
Lifespan: 10-14 years
Colors: Black, fawn, white
Suitable for: Families, people who have fenced-in yards
Temperament: Loving, loyal, easily trained, friendly

Reagles are dogs that come from mixing Rottweilers and Beagles. The puppies get traits from each of its parents, taking behavioral and physical elements to create a wonderful dog.

Beagles are known for their ability to sniff things out, and their low-set build makes it a particularly effective sniffer. They also have goofy and happy personalities, which makes them mix well both with humans and animals.

Rottweilers, on the other hand, are strong and proud, known for being committed to their owners, brave and determined.

When you put these two breeds together, you get a Beagle Rottweiler mix, a medium-sized pet that’s good with other animals and kids. It has a relaxed and pleasant demeanor and will be great in just about any home.

Are you interested in knowing more? Read on to find out everything you need to know about the Reagle.

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Reagle Puppies


Bringing home a puppy is an exciting time for anyone. But before you decide to add a puppy to your household, it’s a good idea to understand how much the puppy costs and how to find a breeder who has a good reputation and healthy puppies that you can count on.

When you are looking for your Reagle puppy, make sure that you are taking the time to research the breeders you’re considering. The right breeder should be willing to answer your questions, their facilities should be clean and cared for and they should be caring. When you are visiting breeders, ask about handling or petting the puppies. If the puppies haven’t been vaccinated, they may say no. but the good news is that there are ways you can tell how healthy the puppy is without touching them. Look at their coat, their eyes, and their behavior. This will help you know if they’re healthy.

Healthy puppies will be sociable, easy for you to play with, and energetic. You also want to ask if you can see the parents. If both parents aren’t available, seeing the mother is okay too. Make sure she is happy and sociable. The way that she acts will also be an indication of how they take care of their dogs.

It’s also a good idea to get references from your potential breeder so that you know how the satisfaction of other people who have gotten puppies from them. If your breeder is legitimate, they will be happy to provide references. They also may want vet references from you. This shows that they care about their puppies and that they’re not willing to sell a puppy to just about anyone.

3 Little-Known Facts About the Reagle

1. They can be very good hunting dogs.

Originally, one of the parent breeds, the Beagle, was bred for hunting rabbits and hares. They have a wonderful sense of smell and lots of stamina.

2. They have an ancient Roman heritage.

It’s been said that Rottweilers share their ancestry with the drover dogs. These were dogs that were bred back in Rome in ancient times and they were used for preventing cattle from escaping. They also protected the cattle through the night.

3. They are great working dogs.

Beagles are a great working breed due to their incredible sense of smell. They can detect bed bugs and are often used for searching for food in airport luggage.

Parent Breeds of the Reagle
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Temperament & Intelligence of the Reagle 🧠

Reagles are loving, sweet, easily trained and they will get along with almost everything and everyone. They generally lack the antisocial behaviors sometimes displayed by Rottweilers and they’ve adopted the demeanor of Beagles that make them want to please their owners.

The Reagle is a sweet, loving, easy-to-train the dog that gets along easily with almost everyone and everything. It typically lacks some of the more antisocial behaviors the Rottweiler occasionally displays and has adopted the aloof eager-to-please demeanor of its Beagle parent.

Reagles love to learn and they are pretty easy to train. They’re loving, gentle, and very dedicated to their owners. They’re very excitable and affectionate, and sometimes will underestimate their strength clumsily. They aren’t known for being aggressive. However, you should keep an eye on them when they’re around really little children or smaller animals since they might be too malicious in their play.

Reagles are sometimes distrusting of strangers or new people. But after they get to know the person, they readily warm-up and will be affectionate. They’re primarily indoor dogs, so they will enjoy and thrive being surrounded by their family and friends.

Beagles have been known for their smelling abilities since their nose is very powerful and will lead them before their other senses. This makes them always investigate new smells constantly and easily distracted. However, many people have used this ability for good, such as in the narcotics fields, to help find illegal stashes of drugs.

Are These Dogs Good for Families? 🏡

Yes, they are good for families. However, it’s important to watch them with small children.

Does This Breed Get Along With Other Pets? 🐶 😽

Yes, though you want to keep an eye on them with smaller animals so they don’t get too rough, just like with small children.

Reagle dog
Photo Credit: Laura Geul, Shutterstock

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Things to Know When Owning a Reagle:

Now that you know some of the basics of having a Reagle, you will want to know what life is like with this incredible dog.

Food & Diet Requirements 🦴

When it comes to food, Reagles are pretty easy to please. It’s recommended that they get 2.5 cups per day. Make sure you buy them high-quality food and read the labels. The food should have meat as the first ingredient. The price of their food will range from $30-$40 per month.

Along with their typical dry food, like any dog, Reagle’s love treats. Treating them to something special once in a while will help with growing the bond between you and help with enhancing their obedience towards you.

You can buy treats at the store or you can make them yourself. Look for treats made of turkey or chicken. If you want to give them something different, ocean fish or salmon will be greatly appreciated. If you want to give them something special once in a while, venison and lamb will make their tail wag hard.

It’s also important to be cautious with protein content because too much can cause your Reagle to have problems with indigestion.

Exercise 🐕

Reagles are moderately active dogs and they’ll enjoy walking or jogging with you each day. This will help ensure that they are healthy. They also will benefit from playing outside and exploring your fenced-in yard. This will let them play and run without having to be on their leash. When they’re outside in an area that isn’t fenced in, you should keep them on their leashes. The reason for this is because they often will run after objects or animals that they shouldn’t chase. Keeping them on their leash will keep everyone and everything safe.

Training 🦮

Reagles are very eager to please their owners, so they are fairly easy to train. Rewarding their good behavior and their successes while training using treats is a good idea. These types of techniques will help during training and increase the eagerness they have to obey and please you since they know they will be rewarded with treats.

Since they are not picky eaters, there’s no concern about trying to find something that they will like. They are happy to eat anything. It’s also important to avoid treats that contain soy, corn, or produced meats.

Grooming ✂️

Reagles aren’t known for being heavy shedders, so they’re pretty easy to groom. Brushing your Reagles two or three times each week is a good idea and this will help with keeping their coat healthy. Your Reagle should not shed heavily and is relatively easy to maintain. It’s a good idea to bathe them when necessary, or about six times a year.

A few times per week, take some time to brush their teeth. This will help their mouth and gums stay healthy. Their nails often grow quickly, so you want to make sure you’re clipping them as necessary.

You also want to keep an eye on their ears and eyes, since they are prone to problems with ear and eye infections. Keeping them both clean will help your pup stay healthy and happy.

Health Conditions ❤️

Regarding the health of a Reagle, the sad thing is that it often will get the afflictions that Beagles have. Although they are generally healthy, there are some things that you should be aware of and some avoidable minor issues.

For example, Reagles are susceptible to having epilepsy. These episodes can be very stressful on them and can lead to depression. Depending on its severity, your vet may prescribe valium for your Reagle.

Reagles also often will get infections and diseases of their urinary tract. This is things like bladder cancer. So, you want to make sure that your vet is checking them regularly for any type of cancer.

Reagles also have problems with eye infections because of their large and heavy eyelids. They often will have debris and gunk accumulating around their eyes, which can cause infection and discomfort. You should clean your Reagle’s eyes regularly if they have consistent buildup since this will help with keeping their eyes healthy.

They often have issues with elbow and hip dysplasia, which can make their joints dislocate easily and cause your dog discomfort and pain. There’s no cure. However, there are muscular rehabilitation options as well as surgical options to help your dog be more comfortable.

Finally, if your dog has a Beagle’s floppy ears, they’ll be susceptible to infection. This means that you have to regularly flush and clean their ears until it’s gone. If their ears or eyes become infected, call your vet. They will give you products for cleaning your dog’s ears or eyes and show them how they can be used at home.

Minor Conditions
  • Entropion
  • Epilepsy
  • Glaucoma
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Panosteitis progressive retinal atrophy
  • Von Willebrand’s disease
Serious Conditions
  • Bloat
  • Subvalvular aortic stenosis
  • Elbow & hip dysplasia
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Intervertebral disc disease

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Final Thoughts on the Reagle

If you are looking for a dog that is great with families and who is ready to please you, then the Reagle is the dog for you. These adorable little dogs make a wonderful addition to any household and bring joy to everyone who meets them. They are good with kids and other animals and make a great choice when you are searching for the ideal dog for you.

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