Sam the Beagle: That’s me. Just a year old, and a “doll” — like all beagles, right? Plain as vanilla. I’ll come right up to you, fit right into the household. Hey, I can sleep in a crate at night. But here’s my secret, just between us: I can knock you over talking about Yeats, Homer, any of the greats. And, when the mood is right, I can do “Sweet Georgia Brown” — but only for you.
This week three of my canine companions were joined with new owners. The Rappahannock Animal Welfare League (RAWL), 160 Weaver Road, Amissville, is open 8 to 1 daily. Call 540-937-3283 or visit www.rawldogs.org.