Sharbeagle Breed Information
Description: The Sharbeagle is a mix between a Beagle and the Chinese Shar Pei. The breed is described as an independent with less behavioral issues than their parent breeds.
Other Names: Sharp Eagle
Height: 15-18 in.
Weight: 30-45 lbs.
Colors: The common colors of Sharbeagle are black, sable, blue, brown, cream, fawn, red, pearl and white.
Coat: The coat of a Sharbeagle is short and straight.
Temperament: The Sharbeagle is made from two parent breeds with very different personality traits but typically, the hybrid combines the outgoing nature of the Beagle and the protective nature of the Chinese Shar-Pei. The Sharbeagle is a confident breed that has a high prey drive that can be offset with proper training and fun outdoor activities. With Children: The Sharbeagle loves all members of their family, especially energetic children. Young ones should be introduced to the dogs at the earliest time. With Pets: The Sharbeagle can mingle with other dogs as long as they are trained and socialized at an early age.
Watch-dog: This dog has an alert nature, making the Sharbeagle a great watch dog.
Guard-dog: The Sharbeagle is very protective and will defend their family at all costs, making them a great guard dog.
Care and Training: The coat of a Sharbeagle requires frequent grooming, along with thorough baths. The wrinkles of the dog’s skin need extra attention during cleanings to prevent skin infections. Training a Sharbeagle is easy as long as the owner implements a reward-based system that is consistent.
Learning Rate: High. This breed is known for their loyalty and attentiveness to instruction. Obedience: High. Problem Solving: High.
Activity: Moderate. These dogs are satisfied with a daily walk
Living Environment: The Sharbeagle can adjust to apartment life and thrive.
Health Issues: The Sharbeagle breed deals with health concerns like pulmonic stenosis, canine hip dysplasia and demodactic mange.
Life Span: 12-15 years.
Litter Size: 4-6 puppies.
History: The Sharbeagle is a hybrid of the Beagle and Chinese Shar-Pei breeds. The Sharbeagle has little recorded history but the story can be told from the past of the parent breeds. Beagles were established in Roman times, billed as hunting dogs in the mid-1800’s. Their keen sense of smell and laser focus energy earned them the reputation of being a trusted breed. The Chinese Shar-Pei originated in the southern provinces of China around 2000 years ago and are known for the wrinkles in their coats. They were bred for their strength and used on farms for hunting although later became fighting dogs.
Registries: ACHC, DDKC, DRA