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Well i dont think i have to say i am new, You already know,

Anyways today i was delivered a 8 weeks old male beagle pup. it was a serprize. O_O

After he bit me playful. we named him Razer.he is tri-color, black and white body and a his face is black that fades to a tank and he got a white strip up his face, and his behind got a white strip. but it don't meet with the other one on the other side, it kinda carried from the white on his lag.

Anyways we wanted to say hello, and that we are looking to find out more about the breed being i know not a thing about them. all i know is that they are a hunting dog, I don't know how to train them or anything. we live in a 3 bed room house with a nice yard and behind that we got a big fild.

Anyways nice to meet you all. we hope to make some friends. :read:
 

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Hello, Ash and Razor and Welcome to the pack!! :wave:

I'm not an expert in beagle training, but many of us here can give you excellent advice on how to handle a beagle pup. All I can offer you right now are the three magic words I used (and I still do) when raising my beagle pup: Patience, Understanding, and (lots of) LOVE!!!

Once again, a warm welcome to you!!! /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
 

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Welcome to BW Ash & Razar ! :wave: First have all pics of Razar & plenty of stories about him . /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif There are probably a "Gazillon"people in here who at one time where were you are now . So ask away and we will try our best to give you the answer to any question you may have. Second take plenty of photos of Razar as a puppy because at about 10 months (sometime older)he will start right before you very eyes take on a defferent appearance ! I am like you this is my first and I knew about same as you did about a beagle ! You well find that if you post in Beagle Discussions you will get answered faster. Good luck!! :thumbup: :thumbup:
 

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Thanks for the welcome, /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif
I don't have a cam or anything like that, but i will get one soon, so i can take pics.

And he will change? like get bigger or his colors will chage?

So far the only thing i got a problem with, is Chawing clothes. wires, and toys from my 2 year old. he is well potty trained,

And he likes to drag my 5lbs of potatos and a throw rug around the house. :rotatesmiley2:

Ohh and how much should i feed him in a day? He was raised on Purina puppy chow food, And i know each dog is differnt,
 

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Welcome Ash and Razor...


Chewing is a problem that many dog owners have, especially beagles.... they just love it from some reason.
I have found that with Chloe, if I catch her in the act, I just say no (firmly) and replace whatever she is chewing with one of her chewy toys... I am in the process of fixing this, so I hope it will work - so far so good.

Another thing, about the food: follow the manufacturer's instructions by age and times a day for feeding. I started with chloe on the puppy chow, but found that she poops way too much with it, and decided to change (later found that there are much better food brands for puppies), so transfered her to Eukanuba (which improved it, but I wasn't completely satisfied) and then finally found my and her food of choice - Canidae! It's wonderful...
 

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That is what i been doing, at least it is right,
He has learned to play ball already he will push it with his noise to me and then turn and run, so cute, I never know at some dogs are that smart. :biglaugh:

Anyways i have never seen Canidae brand food here, but im happy right now with purina,I dont want him lossing waight like i seen some ppl dogs when they are switched,my hubby is outside alot, when he is not sleeping,he works nightshift, so he get to go out alot.

I am thinking of going to the pet shop with him thursday to get his nails cliped my heaven then things are so sharp. /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/frown.gif
 

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Welcome to BW to you and Razor!

A beagle puppy as a surprise! How did that happen?

My advice:

Do not spank or hit . That will only make him afraid of you. Instead, praise him when he does things right. And if he makes a mistake, a firm NO is what he needs.

Make sure your fence is escape proof . Beagles will follow a scent from a good distance away and he will follow his nose. Once he's on a scent, he will not respond to "come back". Some people on this forum have mastered their beagle to come to them when called, it's called "recall" but it takes work.

For the above reason, do not take him off leash in the field behind your house.

By all means, have the vet place a microchip in him and give him a comfortable, lightweight collar and tags with his name and your contact information . That is very, very important. And as he grows, don't forget to check how tight his collar is. Also very important.

Give him lots of gentle love and you will be rewarded. There is nothing like a loving beagle.

My Henry says "hello" to Razor. :wave:

~Denise
 

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Welcome to our world! :wave: My Li'l Girl was adopted as an adult, so I haven't had puppy experience for quite some time. However, there are many here who will be of great help to you.
 

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Howdy Ash :wave: Welcome to Beagle World, a big arrooo to Razer. Beagles are breed for independant thinking so the first trick is to realize they will evaluate commands (With Beagles it is more like requests). Beagles can't be trained with negative feedback *punishment". A stern No and a nose hug being the most I've ever had to do with my Bagel who is a well trained and well behaved beagle becuse of our efforts. Puppy socialization classes when his shots are completed, obedience school when he is old enough will work wonders. Beagles are very pack oriented and you are now Razer's pack so he will want to please, Positive feedback like treats and Priase works wonders in beagle training. All puppies mouth and bite when they are young, at least till they shed their baby teeth, it is necessary. Your job will be to train the pup that only certain things are appropriate to bite and "you" are not one of those things. Mamy of these traning techniques have been discussed numerous times so a search of the site for "biting", "housebreaking", etc. will be useful as a start but posting questions in the discussion forum also works. Again, welcome to Beagle World.
 

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Ash,the best rule of thumb on how tight a collar shoud be is if two of your fingers will slide under the collar then it is fine . I would suggest keeping him on lesh when out of your yard .Right now at his age he is still not to sure of things and will not tend to roam much. But older he gets that will change ! He will start getting the "I need to check out that smell" and once beagles locate a scent they tend to turn hearing off ! /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/laugh.gif It also helps a lot if you can have a fenced in yard but then even with that beagles are GREAT escappe artist and can dig holes like you would not believe ! Be sure to show LOTS of praise,love,and try not to speak with a loud voice around him. You & hubby are part of his pack now but as he grows he is going to "try" you for leadship of the pack. Be stern but not real load & above all regardless what many may say "no hitting". You want him to "obey" but not "fear" you. Have fun !! :thumbup:
 

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Ash a big welcome to BW. You have received some good advice already and once you attend puppy school you will learn a lot more. :wave:
 

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Hi Ash. Welcome to you and Razor. :wave: I bet he is really cute. We'll look forward to seeing pictures. When my Shiloh was a puppy we fed her Purina Puppy Chow too--it's what her breeder suggested. Probably after 9 or 12 months you'll want to switch to an adult food, because puppy food has a lot of calories that adult dogs don't need. You asked about color change: yes, beagle puppies change color as they get older. Shiloh is my first beagle too and I was so surprised when she started getting lighter in color, but it's normal. He'll be all through changing colors by a year. Till he starts getting whiter in the face, that is. Puppies do chew, and those teeth are really sharp--razor fits perfectly!! Try to keep everything valuable out of his reach and try to teach your child to do that too, and when you catch him chewing on something he shouldn't, say No and take it away. But don't hit him. When he's through teething he'll stop chewing on everything. It's good you're taking him out so much--the more exercise he gets, the better. But beagles are scent hounds, meaning if they smell something interesting (which is all the time) they'll follow the trail anywhere and not pay any attention to where they're going or what's around them. So you need to keep him on a leash or a long lead if you don't have a fenced in yard. It may seem like a lot of trouble in the beginning, but it will be so worth it--your boy will steal your heart in no time! /forums/images/%%GRAEMLIN_URL%%/smile.gif
 

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Welcome to BW Razor and Ash! :wave:
Molly and I are faily new as well, looking forward to seeing some pics of your puppy!

I'm sure you'll get alot of good advise for raising Razor here!
 

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:wave: Hi Razor and ash. I think you will love it here as I do , Even though I have just arrived to this site. Lots of helpful information here . I love my Beagle Hooper.Owning a beagle has been fun . It only gets better too ! I Hope you and Ash build a great relationship together and share it with us all here !
 
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