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Hey guys!

Just wondering what other (if any) breeds you admire or own? Are there are any other breeds that you would like to own or like even from a distance (There are many breeds I would love to own but know wouldn't be right for me).

Apart from another beagle, I have found my husky is the perfect match for a beag! They are both quite stubborn breeds but are a good match activity level wise and character wise.

I also know people who have labs and beagles together.

My dogs get on really well together, we also have a little chihuahua x Tibetan spaniel (we think!) who is nine years old and is the boss of all the other pets, including the cat!

I adore Siberian Huskies as well as beagles, but I would also like to own a Std Poodle or Dobermann one day!

What are your other favourite breeds?

Here's a quick vid to show off my baby boy, Micha the husky. He is an honourary beagle, if how food motivated he is gives any idea!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrQJmmRbDY0
 

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I've always thought that Cavalier King Charles Spaniels were gorgeous. When I decided to become a dogowner, it was between the spaniel and the beagle. When I met Holly for the first time, it was a done deal. Now that I am thinking of expanding my canine family, I was again thinking of the spaniel, but then I visited a friend who volunteered at my local SPCA, and I met the most adorable poodle/terrier mix. He is exactly what Holly and I were looking for sex, age, temperament, and size wise. He and Holly get along great! Maybe when he and Holly get older I can again look into the spaniel =)
 

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I have a Cocker Spaniel right now. From what I've read Cockers and Beagles would be an okay match. My baby loves to track, she is moderately active indoors and active outdoors. She gets along with most other dogs and cats. I also know of another person who has this combination, and they say that they are a good match.

I can't wait for my little Beagle in a year or 2.
 

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In my almost 69 years I've had MANY dogs - including my beloved Sasha (Keeshond) who crossed the Rainbow Bridge in 1999 at the age of 14. I've loved all my dogs, but IF they weren't so "high maintenance", would love another Kees. As I've gotten older, the larger dogs are more difficult for me to handle (not that beagles AREN'T - great little pullers). One of the MOST loved dogs I've ever had was a Chow cross - don't know what he was crossed with, best guess is Collie or German Shepherd - he was more size of Collie - had hair MUCH longer than purebred Chow - and didn't have the rounded ears or "smushed in" face of the Chow, tho most people looked at him and said "what a beautiful Chow". He was my gentle giant and by far the most "compassionate" dog I've ever seen. I dognapped him from a neighbor who was abusing him, and I've always felt he was grateful for having a real home and not being starved. Max crossed the Rainbow Bridge much too young, after having a series of increasingly serious strokes, I believe his early life had a lot to do with it. I love my beagle pack and can't imagine my life without a beagle now.
 

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Micha is so pretty! I want another Husky. I grew up with them, but we just don't have the space for one. I haven't ever had more than one dog at a time, so I'm not sure what other dogs would be a good match.
 

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I always had a soft spot for Weimaraners, Viszlas and Great Pyranese..... I kinda like the big breeds, and it was a little strange for me at first with Chloe.
But now, I can't see myself with anything but a beagle... if there will be another breed, it will be an addition to the beagle in my life.
 

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We have a lab in addition to our three beagles and they get along wonderfully. The first time we had them all at the vet together one vet looked at the lab and said "what's wrong with this picture" and the other vet said "they all go together, if you consider ear infections". Ha!
 

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I too am a fan of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. My Amber was a Beagle/Cavalier mix. I grew up with Dobermans and Rottweilers and just love them. Dobermans especially. I would love to own one again in the future. We must have had a dozen of them over the years and only one was aggressive. He was a rescue and had been mistreated prior to joining us. And I absolutely adore English Bulldogs and Boxers. Other types of hound dogs are on my list too. Like the Foxhound, Bloodhound, Basenji.... Really, I just love dogs in general. I'll always have a Beagle though, no matter what. That's where my heart is.
 
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My passed Su was the only dog I ever owned for 15 years before my beag. and she was chow, Well I don't think they would be a good match, she would of ate him for breaky. seeing personalities are totally different.

For a match for Charlie seeing I can't get another chow, would be another cat....lol
 

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We have 2 older labs and they get along great with Duke. He is so full of energy and life that he has actually brought some life back into our older babies. It's so great to see Cassie playing with a rope again and Roscoe chase him around the yard.
 

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My Bagel has never met a dog he didn't like. The neighbor had a pair of Rottweilers and they adored playing with the Bagel even though none of the other dogs in the hood interested them. My friend has a Border Collie and Bagel visits them a couple times a month and they play till the 14 year old beagle tires out the 3 year old Border Collie, then they go around marking and remarking (they both male), drinks some more water, and start playing again. Bagel currently is sharing his backyard with a Lhasa Apso. This poor little ball of fluff, a temporary rescue, was white but now is a dirty grey from playing and getting to be a dog for the first time. The Bagel has the distinction of being the only dog to ever get along with “Duke” a German Shepard rescue I helped find a home. Bagel and I transported this un-socialized dog across Arizona and they got along fine BUT Duke has yet to meet another dog he will tolerate. Duke’s new owner still remarks in her emails to me how amazing it was that “Duke” and Bagel got along! Duke has had a good life, he was rescued in Las Vegas where he lived in a small cage for most of his life, moved to Albuquerque to a loving owner, moved with her to South Dakota, and is now living with her in Alaska . The fact that Duke has yet to me another animal he will tolerate suggests to me that beagles will do well with any breed and I suspect, while most all breeds will enjoy our little Canine Ambassadors of Goodwill, there will always be individual grumpy or un-socialized pooches.
 

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We've both only ever had pound specials growing up, never a pure bred dog.

After having these two beagles, I can honestly say I can't see us ever NOT having a beagle or two. There aren't really any other breeds I'd like to own, I've always wanted a beagle.

Maybe as we grow older we might start to like other breeds.
 

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I have an 8 1/2 year old black lab, Maggie. I adopted her at the age of 4 when Molly (my beagle) was just 6 months old. They have been like "peas and carrots" ever since. Molly uses Maggie as her personal bed and when she is upset or scared, she will seek Maggie out. And Maggie is quite protective of Molly too. If any dog gets too rough with Molly, Mag will let them know enough is enough. We call her "Mother Mag."

It seems the matching up of labs and beagles are quite common. Both are pretty happy go lucky breeds and great with kids and people. For us, it was a no brainer.
 

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Having "size-small" beagles, I can't help but to also be interested in the Medium, Large, and XL, tri-colored scent hounds. We saw a beautiful animal at the bark park on Sunday. She was about the size and build of a whippet. Very athletic. Maybe a harrier or fox hound I'm not sure.

Greyhounds are very sweet, but don't really have personality like a beagle. (What else does?)

If you want to talk about loyalty and guardian, my long-gone, 150 lb. malamute/wolf mix would have gone up against a grizzly to defend us... No doubt.
I wouldn't hesitate to own another malamute, except South Florida isn't a great place for them. You could tell he wasn't comfortable except on the two or three days a year when our temperature dips into the 30s.

Darn it! Now, after 16 years, I'm missing him all over again . /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/frown.gif Putting your arms around his neck was like hugging a lion. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
 

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Yes, labs and beagles are a good match. My lab, Jazzy, gets along great with Ted and Phoebe. Sometimes she does give me "the look" when the beags are on a tear, like "Oh, oh Mom, they're at it again!"
 

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Our roommate's husky/lab/chow mix gets along really well with Spock, though Bones is too much a nippy puppy to get more than a growl from him most of the time. My grandma's beagle/basset Bullwinkle gets along with her shih tzu/pom Dusty, and Bullwinkle was best friends for many years with a couple of cocker spaniels my mom took in.

My family has had cocker spaniels for many years; the best dog we ever had was a black cocker named Patrick, a rescue we picked up the day he was to be euthanized, who spent most of his life running around the yard with his nose to the ground and his little nub of a tail wagging for all it was worth. I also have spots in my heart reserved for Great Pyrs and border collies.
 

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Let's see....

My neighbors frequently put their dogs over our fence if they have to run short errands. That includes a mini poodle, a maltese, a German Shepard, a Sharpei and several mixed breeds. My beags have not met a stranger and even accepted Beagle/JRT mix into our home with no hard feelings at all.
 

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I have 2 Basset hounds as well as Griffin and the two breeds go really well together.The Bassets are even more stubborn than Beagles so its fun and games all the time :bounce2:
 

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Li'l Girl doesn't really interact that much with any of our other 3. She gets along with all of them, but I'd have to say that the one she likes most is Misty, our whippet mix.

As for great dogs, one of our rescues was a lab/dobie mix. Smoke was a jewel! :angel: She was loving, loyal, and protective. I'm convinced that she'd have put her life on the line for us.
 
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