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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 Baxter Beagle Billy Beagle Bo
Bobby Boomer Brady Brandi Brandy Abely Buddy
Castine Cinnamon Clara Clover Daisy Dina
Ethel Bellomy Fitch 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 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