While generally a hearty little hound, there are some concerns that reputable breeders test for.
Do your homework before committing to a puppy and ensure that the bloodline has been tested to be genetically clear of defects that could affect your dogs quality of life.
Remember a dog is a lifetime committment!
Musladin-Leuke Syndrome (MLS)
The Beagle Reverse Sneeze
Intervertabral Disk Disease