Category Archives: Animal Rescue

Give Your Beagle (or Any Dog) a Great Workout with Hot-Dog Catch

But beagles and lots of other hounds and working dogs don’t play catch for fun. According to beagles I interviewed for this blog, “if it’s not related to either eating food, or looking for food to eat — I’m not doing it!” Continue reading

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Can you Use a Beagle as a Fitness Device?

My beagles get so excited when they see the yoga mats come out. They know it’s going to generate some negative ions, or maybe they just like the scented candles, so they lay down on the bed to enjoy watching me twisting and sweating, while they drop into a deep REM sleep, often with snoring. Continue reading

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Happiness is a Warm Beagle!

I had one of the great joys of life today – seeing my friends adopt a new dog.   He is a beautiful beagle-basset hound, 1 year old.  Shiny black and white fur and boundless energy. My friend had a … Continue reading

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The Secret to Enjoying the Holidays

The same holidays come around every year and they always involve vast quantities of cookies and other seasonal indulgences.  They evoke memories of childhood, which can be wonderful or terrifying depending mostly on your own parents or spouses behavior. Here’s my … Continue reading

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Healing Rescue Dogs – Part 2

I published the first part of “Healing Rescue Dogs” and you can find it at http://www.carolinehealthier.wordpress.com.  After over 12 years of working with beagle rescue, http://www.brewbeagles.org     I have learned a great deal and want to share these tips with you.  … Continue reading

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Healing Rescue Dogs – Part 1

I have rescued about four beagles over the years, mostly through the Mid-Atlantic chapter of B.R.E.W., Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare at http://www.brewbeagles.org. I started with Sherman and then Kerry, and then crazy Pixie, and then sweet Roxy.  All of … Continue reading

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Pixie’s Story – The Little Beagle that Could!

This is a story about a tiny, fat, beagle who had a wonderful life in spite of terrible circumstances.  I found Pixie at  BREW Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare  in northern Virginia (check out their web site at http://www.brewbeagles.org).  Pixie … Continue reading

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