North Country Beagle, Northern Hound or Northern Beagle was a breed of dog that existed in Britain probably until early in the 19th century. The exact date of its extinction is not known; it is likely that it was gradually interbred with other breeds, particularly the modern Beagle, until the genuine North Country Beagle bloodline ceased to exist.  in The British Encyclopedia of 1809, William Nicholson says that the North Country Beagle was kept by the “dashing class of sportsman” because it

North Country Beagle, Northern Hound or Northern Beagle was a breed of dog that existed in Britain probably until early in the 19th century. The exact date of its extinction is not known; it is likely that it was gradually interbred with other breeds, particularly the modern Beagle, until the genuine North Country Beagle bloodline ceased to exist. in The British Encyclopedia of 1809, William Nicholson says that the North Country Beagle was kept by the “dashing class of sportsman” because it

The beagle-type dogs were crossed with bigger breeds such as Stag Hounds to create the modern Foxhound.

The beagle-type dogs were crossed with bigger breeds such as Stag Hounds to create the modern Foxhound.

North Country Beagle

North Country Beagle

North Country Beagle The North Country Beagle, Northern Hound or Northern Beagle was a breed of dog that existed in Britain probably until early in the 19th century. The exact date of its extinction is not known; it is likely that it was gradually interbred with other breeds, particularly the modern Beagle, until the genuine […]

North Country Beagle The North Country Beagle, Northern Hound or Northern Beagle was a breed of dog that existed in Britain probably until early in the 19th century. The exact date of its extinction is not known; it is likely that it was gradually interbred with other breeds, particularly the modern Beagle, until the genuine […]

The North Country Beagle, possibly a cross between an offshoot of the Talbot stock and a Greyhound, was bred chiefly in Yorkshire and was typical in the northern counties.

The North Country Beagle, possibly a cross between an offshoot of the Talbot stock and a Greyhound, was bred chiefly in Yorkshire and was typical in the northern counties.

The long ears and big lips from the Beagle probably assist in trapping the scents close towards the nose.

The long ears and big lips from the Beagle probably assist in trapping the scents close towards the nose.

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