Category Archives: BREW Alumni

Vernon Ends Family MeetingsApril 16, 2011

About six months ago, my older daughter Vivi announced that she wanted us to have family meetings, so we sat down formally to discuss her topics. Vivi had only one agenda item--she wanted a dog. Our younger daughter Kelly immediately agreed, and the meeting quickly...
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Who Saved Whom?April 16, 2011

Bonnie and Clyde were six week-old beagle puppies when we adopted them from the Westerly dog pound in 1981. Clyde died when he was ten, and Bonnie was put to sleep in January at 18 1/2 years. She was with us longer than the children...
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A Happy Ending for HappyApril 16, 2011

After thirteen years of living in a townhouse, my husband and two sons and I moved into a single family house with a large fenced yard in October, 1999. Our son, Billy, had been wanting a dog for years, but in a townhouse with no...
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Libby Travels Far for a New HomeApril 16, 2011

We adopted Libby from BREW during the Fall of 2000; She is an adorable beagle, rescued originally by the Puerto Rican organization called "Save A Sato" (www.saveasato.com). Her story is this: Libby was bought as a puppy in New York with a male companion in...
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Fred and Ginger: Changing Lives for the BetterApril 16, 2011

Our two beagles came to us directly from our friends at BREW. Their mother was in the care of a BREW foster home when she had a litter of two girls and a boy. One little girl was adopted quickly by a family with two...
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Ladybug: Overcoming her FearsApril 16, 2011

Sharon & I adopted "Ladybug" in August of 2000. She evidently had been badly abused in Charlottesville, Va. She was extremely shy, and would jump at any movement. She was so nervous that when she ate, she would be ready to run away at any...
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From Rags to RichesApril 16, 2011

Having been raised with beagles, I have always been a devout beagle lover. When hearing the story of the 16 beagles in West Virginia that had recently been rescued by BREW, my fiance and I knew that we would have to bring one into our...
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Perfect Timing… For Both Lily and JenniferApril 16, 2011

In October 2000, my foxhound Holly, of fourteen years, died. I was completely devastated as this dog was my best friend for all those years. Although I am still mourning her death, I couldn't bear the void she left and decided to look for a...
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Millie Becomes a Therapy DogApril 13, 2011

Here is a "happy ending" photo illustrating the good things that can happen to rescued beagles and their people. My beagle Millie and I were trained and tested together for her to become a certified therapy dog. We were successful and now make weekly visits...
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Batman says “Thanks for my new home!”April 13, 2011

Hello, I want to just write a short happy ending for our wonderful Bubba (Batman old name) We have only had him 9 days and he is wonderful. He plays and sleeps all curled up with his older but little brother Theo. He sleeps in...
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