Beagles Vs Labrador Retrievers: Which One Should You Buy? –

Beagles Vs Labrador Retrievers: Which One Should You Buy?

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If you're a dog lover, you must have been confused about which dog to buy and which will suit your lifestyle the best. The most difficult choice to make is between a Labrador retriever and a beagle. Both have a lot in similar and yet differ from one another. Here's everything discussed below:

Description of the two breeds

Labrador Retrievers

  • Labrador Retrievers perform as of service for hunters, police officers and physically challenged.
  • They are very energetic and always found to be involved in some kind of physical activity.
  • Labrador Retriever is an athletic dog.
  • They are very affectionate to people and be friends very quickly and easily.
  • They take their training seriously and once trained, they use their potential to perform several tasks.
  • Labrador Retrievers make the perfect companion.


  • Beagles are very intelligent despite the fact that they are hard to train.
  • The breed is of very family friendly nature and takes no time to come to its playful version.
  • A beagle is very energetic and loves to go for walks, jogs, and even car rides.
  • A perfect pet for apartment and novice owners.
  • These are small to medium size dogs with very appealing and cute looking physical features like eyes, ears and wagging tail.

Labrador Retrieves vs Beagles

  1. On the basis of size

Beagles are small and medium-sized dogs with a height of 13 to 15 inches and a weight of approximately 20 lbs. On the other hand, Labrador Retrievers are large dogs that stand 21 to 25 inches tall with an approximate weight of 55 to 80 lbs.

  1. On the basis of shedding and grooming

Both Labrador retrievers and beagles have a short and thick double layer coat. Also, both of them shed year-round, especially during the spring season, when the shedding of heavy winter coat takes place.

  1. On the basis of personality and temperaments

Labrador Retrievers are very affectionate and have a very friendly personality. This is what keeps them at the top as a family pet.

Although beagles are also friendly dogs, they barely meet a stranger. They love another dog's companion but don't mix that well with someone they don't know. However, they love kids.

Both the breeds crave a lot of attention, interaction affection and play time. None of them can tolerate being alone.

These are the difference you can refer to, for making a good choice for the breed that you should choose.

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