Category Archives: BREW Alumni

A Tribute to FlorallySeptember 6, 2015

We lost Florally, also known as “Flo” and “Miss Flo,” on August 20, 2015.  She’d been diagnosed with Lymphoma seven months before that, so we knew it was just a matter of time, but it was still difficult. Even by Beagle standards, Flo had so much...
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A Tribute to KingstonApril 21, 2015

           In July 2008, my life forever changed. I went to a BREW adoption event in Alexandria and met Kingston, a beagle of approximately 8-10 years old. Kingston immediately caught my attention and he affectionately stayed by my side as if...
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Pippin and Laddie Aspinall go to Rainbow BridgeFebruary 28, 2015

Pippin was the queen of the house the first day she arrived and no matter who else was there or what other dog came in the door (foster or to live) she told them what to do and they did it.  And her people did...
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Maggie and MeadowOctober 17, 2014

SEPTEMBER 2014: Maggie and Meadow's Mom sent us a wonderful update. We are so glad to hear that they are doing so nicely! "They have become wonderful horse show dogs and we are met with broad smiles whenever we walk the show grounds.  Surprisingly, there...
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SoloOctober 12, 2014

Age: 10-11 years Gender: Male
Good with dogsHas a clueLargemalePrefers no kidssenior

I've Gone to the Rainbow Bridge

7 AUGUST 2017: We are sad to report that Solo passed away today in his foster home. He was loved  and will be missed by Biscuit, Brenna and his foster mom of three years. He and Buster are enjoying meeting up in doggie heaven. Buster is showing...
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A Farewell to BaileyOctober 30, 2013

Dear Bailey, We liked you as soon as we saw you at the adoption day back in September 2004.  You weren’t the peppiest or loudest beagle in the bunch, but we were drawn to your subdued demeanor and adorable little face.  Besides, we were looking...
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FaithSeptember 5, 2013

Age: 12 years Gender: Female
FemaleGood with catsGood with dogsHas a clueMediumsenior

I've Gone to the Rainbow Bridge

Faith passed away surrounded by her forever foster family in late 2015. She was very loved by her family, and we thank them for giving her such a wonderful home. 26 JUNE 2014:  Faith has been diagnosed with an incurable cancer. She will stay with...
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HoosierMay 9, 2013

Bad for apartmentCouch potatoCrate-trainedGood with dogsGood with kidsHousetrainedmaleMediumPotties on leashseniorSpecial needs

I went to the Rainbow Bridge Tribute from Hoosier's Foster Mom, December 2013: Hoosier came to our female household in May. He fit right in from the beginning. Given his medical problems and his early history, Hoosier could easily have become a cranky old fellow....
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Tribute to CloeMarch 14, 2013

On March 16, 2002 my wife and I travelled to Purcellville, VA for a scheduled appointment at Blue Ridge Veterinary Assoc. Our purpose was to meet a young female Beagle that BREW had named “Diana”. She was listed as #2-069. “Diana” was everything we had...
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Cindy has come full circleJanuary 24, 2013

Mary Catherine and I have been wanting to send out an update email to you on Cindy for a while now but wanted to get through the holiday season first. Cindy has come full circle. She is still a little shy around strangers but we...
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