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Meet Copper, the Beagle Pup

Category: Odds n' Ends | Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:42 pm



I've just been so busy lately! One of the reasons is that we have just gotten a new Beagle pup! The kids have named him "Copper" after the hound from Disney's "The Fox and the Hound". He is settling in well...pretty good on the housebreaking part. I've never had a Beagle before. My dh had one growing up. I had a hound mix growing up, so I have some experience with hounds.

This pup is pretty smart, but can be quite vocal (which I am learning is true in Beagles). He does really want to please so this helps with the training. He is so loving and playful! I've gotten him to play fetch, and he is learning to sit. He already knows the word "No" which helps when he starts to try and pull up my ferns!


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toni wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 6:52 pm:


Oh, he is a cutie. We had Beagles when I was growing up and yes they are quite vocal. They are great with kids tho.




 

hummingbird3172 wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:03 pm:


He's been so sweet with the kids...a bit nippy, but happy to chew a toy instead. He is so happy-go-lucky!




 

cajunbelle wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:22 pm:


He is adorable, we have a beagle, Basil the beagle, check out the pet forum for some pics of him. Beagles are happy go lucky and they make wonderful pets especially for kids. Dad raised them as hunting dogs and we always played with them while he was at work.




 

eileen wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:23 pm:


Awwwww what an adorable puppy. I just know Copper is going to be a great adddition to your family as they are perfect canine buddies for children.




 

hummingbird3172 wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:01 pm:


Thank you all! We really like him! My cats seem to like him more than I would have thought....even the mean cat is fairly tolerable....




 

Frank wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 10:19 pm:


What a handsome pup HB. The name Cooper always reminds me of Agent Cooper from Twin Peaks :)




 

CritterPainter wrote on Tue Aug 07, 2007 11:28 pm:


Too cute! My neighbors have beagles that sound like they are being skinned alive everytime their people drive off to work, just too funny! (they are several acres away so the noise isn't annoying 'tall)




 

glendann wrote on Wed Aug 08, 2007 5:18 am:


Oh how darling such a wonderful adorable little face.




 

dooley wrote on Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:53 pm:


My dad raised beagles. We always had one when I was growing up. He gave one to our boys. They had it all their growing years. They are beautiful dogs. dooley




 

hummingbird3172 wrote on Wed Aug 08, 2007 3:31 pm:


Yup, that is about right...sounds like he is being skinned alive. He's getting better about it...the barking doesn't bother me....but when he shrieks it is kind of piercing. His ears are so soft and velvety...and he has the sweetest brown eyes!





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