The beagle is a hound with the task with the nose to hunt down a group (a Pack). He is alert (but not vigilant). They are often not so intelligent and with temperament. The dogs are generally friendly and not aggressive or shy. They love human companionship. Beagles well to adapt to a new owner. They are generally social to other dogs.
Beagles have plenty of exercise (an adult dog about 1.5 hours per day). It its own way dogs.