Reagle

He is not recognized by the F.C.I.

Origin
Germany <> Great Britain -> U.S.A.
Translation
Francis Vandersteen

A brief presentation of the Reagle

The medium-sized Reagle is a cross between a Rottweiler and a Beagle. This hybrid is very loyal and devoted to its owner, enjoying showing affection to members of the household. The Reagle will do well with children and other pets, and enjoys playing and interacting with them. Because of the olfactory skills inherited from its Beagle parent, the Reagle can easily be caught out chasing rodents and other animals and therefore requires appropriate training to avoid doing so. They can sometimes act like clowns, and are great fun to be around. While the Reagle is initially wary of strangers, it doesn't take long for it to happily accept them.

History of the Reagle

The Reagle is a relatively new hybrid, although the two breeds that make up the hybrid have a long history.

 

        

A little of the Rottweiler

        
The Rottweiler is thought to have originated around 74 AD, when Roman soldiers from the 11th Legion of the Roman Empire arrived in the Württemberg region of Germany. During this time, they crossed German Shepherds with the dogs they brought with them, Roman cattle dogs or Mastiffs, to herd cattle and act as guards. The result was a big, strong dog that was eventually named the Rottweiler, after the region became known as Rottweil. Initially used to herd cattle and guard them at night, the dogs were later put to work pulling carts and wagons, as well as hunting bears. By the mid-1800s, when the railroads were built, driving cattle was no longer permitted. Once donkeys were working as the main draft animal, the Rottweiler lost popularity until butchers began using them to pull meat carts. Dogs of the breed began working as police and guard dogs during the First World War, and the breed was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1931.
Standard of the Rottweiler

 

        

A little of the Beagle

The term “beagle” is thought to come from a French word meaning “open throat”; in the case of the breed, the name is thought to have been given in response to the way Beagles bark. The breed's history is not well documented, although it is thought that the Beagle is a descendant of pre-Roman pack dogs. The Beagle we know today originated in England in the 1800s as a result of breeding between the Talbot Hound, North Country Beagle and Southern Hound. The breed was bred to have a relaxed temperament and good hunting skills. In the 1840s, the Beagle came to the U.S.A. to function as a hunting dog and was recognized by the American Kennel Club in 1885.
Standard of the Beagle

Appearance of the Reagle

The Reagle will inherit traits from both its parent breeds; as with all mixed breeds, you can anticipate that it may inherit more physical characteristics from either parent breed, or a relatively equal combination of traits from each. The Rottweiler is often black with tan markings, while the Beagle usually has a white base and markings of another color. The color of the Reagle will vary considerably. The dogs will be medium-sized with a compact build, usually with almond-shaped eyes, a long muzzle and floppy ears. The Reagle's coat will be of medium length, often with a shorter, softer undercoat around the chest and thighs.

Temperament of the Reagle

The Reagle will inherit its behavioral traits from its parent breeds, the Rottweiler and the Beagle. Your hybrid will enjoy lounging with its humans and spending time outdoors being active with other people and dogs. When meeting someone new, your Reagle will probably need a little time before he's comfortable, but once he's that social dog, he'll be happy to have a new friend. The Reagle will often exhibit behavior described as clownish and will be great fun to be around. As the hybrid can be obstinate on occasion, obedience and socialization training should begin as early as possible. A hybrid dog will generally be loving and loyal to its humans and should not spend much time outdoors, away from its family.

Needs and activities of the Reagle

You can expect your Reagle to be an active dog, he'll love going for walks or jogs with you and this will ensure good health. He'll also benefit from engaging in outdoor play and the opportunity to explore outdoors in a fenced yard where he can run and play off-leash. When your Reagle is not in a fenced area, it's important that he stays on leash. Because of his genetics, the Reagle is likely to run after animals or objects he shouldn't, and the leash will help keep him, and other animals, safe. Physical and mental stimulation will be important for your Reagle, as it will keep him physically fit and prevent boredom.

Maintenance of the Reagle

Your Reagle shouldn't shed much and is relatively easy to care for. Brushing two or three times a week is recommended and will help keep his coat healthy. Bathing should take place every two months or when necessary because your dog is particularly dirty. As with all dogs, you'll want to brush your Reagle's teeth several times a week to ensure long-term dental health. Rottweiler nails tend to grow quickly, so it's important to keep an eye on your Reagle's nails and trim them if necessary.

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