UPDATE - 25 JUNE 2018: I have now had Bucky for a little over a week, and he is just the sweetest little guy! He has completely charmed me. He has adjusted very well to living in a house and hasn't had an accident in a couple of days. He loves his crate and is quiet at night. He hasn't barked since his first night and is generally very quiet, even when my other dogs are barking at something. Bucky also crates well while I am at work. He gets along great with the other dogs and cats in the home and has shown no aggression toward anyone, including any children he has met. He and my youngest beagle have fun running and playing in the back yard. I haven't had him out on the leash much, but I did notice he isn't fond of loud traffic. He would not do well in a noisy environment or on city streets, but he loves trotting around in a quiet back yard and around the house. He wants to be wherever the humans are hanging out, so he is unlikely to want to stay out in the back yard when everyone else is inside. I go out with him and my gang, and then they all follow me back inside when their business is done. Bucky will play outside when I stay outside. Bucky is young, and I have started to see his very cute puppy side coming out. This is one very sweet little wiggle butt of a boy!
UPDATE - 18 JUNE 2018 (from Bucky's new foster mom): Bucky joined my gang of beagles two days ago and seems to be adjusting well. He is incredibly cute and follows me everywhere I go, his tail wagging the entire time. He gets along great with my three dogs and two cats. I don't think Bucky has ever been in a home before. He was cautious, at first, about stairs, and was fascinated with my refrigerator and his reflection in my oven window. He loves the back yard - just trots around checking out all the different smells. He has only pooped in the back yard, but we are working on his peeing in the house. He has tried to mark several spots but seems to be getting better about that. I haven't had him on the leash much, but he did pee when he was on the leash at the adoption event on the 16th. So far, he seems to be doing okay in a crate. He was crated for a few hours yesterday when I was gone and did fine. I hadn't heard a peep from him until last night when he decided he wanted to bark in the middle of the night. I brought him outside, just in case he needed to go to the bathroom, but I think he just wanted to get up and play. I learned my lesson to make sure he is fully exercised before bedtime. After a couple of loud "no's" he finally settled down (ignoring the barking just wasn't working). My fault - we spent too much time that afternoon/evening all cuddling up on the couch watching movies.
Overall, this is one very cute, very people-oriented, tail-wagging little guy. He has some training to do, but he is going to make a wonderful pet for some lucky family!
UPDATE - 16 JUNE 2018: Bucky went to a foster home today, so stay tuned as we get to know him better. He did great at the adoption event - seemed to love being around people. He was a little timid and submissive at times but very friendly and happy!
NEW - 30 APRIL 2018: Bucky is a happy little 2 year old, 18 pound beagle boy who is ready for a home. He’s very friendly and good with other dogs. He was a stray in Buckingham County in Virginia, so his history is unknown. He is fully vetted and available for fostering or adoption.