Category Archives: Tributes

LilyJune 12, 2012

Lily 2000-2012 Lily was born in February 2000 and I acquired her in October of that year at the young age of 8 months after my first foxhound of 14 years died a few weeks prior to meeting Lily. Lily, who was formerly named Shirley...
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Tribute to DaisyMay 29, 2012

I adopted Daisy on November 4, 2005.  She had been named Leah and I renamed her Daisy because it just seemed more fitting.  In the days since her passing I've had lots of time to reflect on the wonderful times we had together.  When she...
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Sandy’s TributeMarch 31, 2012

Sandy introduced herself to me the way she led her life, calmly and with kindness that seemed to radiate from her heart-melting, big, brown eyes. She slowly waddled over as her pendulous belly swayed from side to side. She sat down beside me, nuzzled my...
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Our JosieFebruary 24, 2012

About 8½ years ago, BREW rescued a beagle they called Jewell, somewhere in Madison County, Virginia.  She had two puppies tagging along.  I think they called one Cassidy.  We never saw them - they were placed quickly.  But we saw Jewell at Crosspointe Animal Hospital...
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Our Sweet AbbyFebruary 24, 2012

bad beagle

There will never be another dog like Abby (and that’s probably a good thing).  She was the classic “bad” dog; she was fat, loud, and not housetrained. Abby started her time with us as just another foster beagle.  She wasn't supposed to stay.  But I...
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A Tribute to NewtonFebruary 24, 2012

The first time I saw him, February 24, 2005, he was cowering behind a table at a BREW adoption day. I carried a list of available beagles and this guy was not included. He was four years old, two years older than the maximum age...
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Libby Heads to the BridgeFebruary 24, 2012

Libby was part of our family for nearly 10 years. She passed away on February 2, 2010 at 10:30am. She was at least 14 years old. Cancer got the best of her, but not without a  fight! She’s finally resting and at peace. We adopted...
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OzzieFebruary 23, 2012

Ozzie came to me to foster along with his brother , Harry.  Ozzie had a broken leg and was wearing a cast, which became a chew toy for the other foster pups.  He was very playful, filling each day with a new adventure.  From day...
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Memorial for PeteFebruary 23, 2012

I adopted Pete (aka "Durango") from BREW at a PETCO in Northern Va in October 2002. At the time a sniper was shooting people at gas stations, so we didn't stop for gas or even a cup of coffee. His records show that he was...
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