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This section is devoted to our beloved dogs who are waiting at the Rainbow Bridge. If you would like to include a tribute to your B.O.N.E.S. beagle(s) that crossed to Rainbow Bridge, please send your story and/or photo(s) to

Read all of the tributes by paging through them below or click on a name to go to a specific article.

Alexandra Angel (Baby Girl) Autumn Babe Baxter Beagle Billy Beagle
Bo Bob Bobby Boomer Brady Brandi
Brandy Abely Buddy Buddy Bones Castine Cinnamon Clara
Clover Daisy Dina Ethel Bellomy Fitch Frodo Baggins
George George Ginny Golda Gracie Cook Gus
Hanna Hannah Jake Jake and Destiny Jasper Jewel
Jimmy JJ Libby Loo Brew Lucy (Greer) Lucy (Merchan) Lyle
Maggie (Marigold) Mercedes Mickey Webbert Milo Omar Missy Moxie
Muffy Nittany Patty Petey Rigby Rocky
Roscoe Sammy Wiegand Sandy Shelby Shelby Sir Rufus
Skippy Snoopy the Sweetie Sophie T-Bone Teddy Abely Tucker Abely
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Patty Patty was the first dog that my husband and I adopted together.

It wasn't hard to fall in love with her right away. An incredibly sweet beagle-basset, she had long ears, out-sized paws, and a slightly dopey demeanor. She was always getting herself into trouble and needing to be rescued — like the time she rolled over after napping on our bed and slid down between the mattress and footboard with all four paws straight up in the air!

She was never very coordinated on land, but in the water she was grace itself and she loved to swim.

Our poor Patty Poocharoo had medical issues from a week after we adopted her – epilepsy (B.O.N.E.S. offered to take her back, but we were already smitten!), followed by hypothyroidism, and then later in life she was diagnosed with cancer and congestive heart failure. The medicines she was on for congestive heart failure made her need to relieve herself often, so it became a nightly occurrence for either me or my husband to be standing in the yard in the middle of the night in pajamas and a winter coat, holding Patty's leash. To get through this sleep-deprived time, we told ourselves that someday we'd wish we were standing out in the cold in pajamas with Poocha again and we were right.

We miss her every day.

Mark and Kendra Vandervalk