The Beagle, also known as English Beagle, is a breed of small-sized hound, similar in appearance to the much larger foxhound. The Beagle is a scent hound, developed primarily for hunting hare. The Beagle is intelligent but single-minded. It is a popular pet due to its size, good temper, and lack of inherited health problems. Snoopy of the comic strip Peanuts has been promoted as "the world's most famous beagle." Check out our collection of Beagle names for your male or female Beagle puppies.