The Beagles…and Life

(You will see in this post that Seamus is ever-present in my mind, so I’m sharing with you one of the photos of him that we just got from the photography session we did in January before we even knew that he had cancer again. I’ll forever be grateful we...

He’s Famous and He Knows It

Chris and I escorted Seamus to the Rainbow Bridge this afternoon. He went peacefully while we both held and petted him and told him what a funny, fantastic, inspirational and awesome dog he had been. Seamus had gone to work with me yesterday and we were able to spend...

An Update I don’t Want to Write

This will be the hardest blog post to write to date. And given how this blog started that’s saying a lot. There is no easy way to say this, and I’ve been avoiding it for weeks now, so I’ll just have to say it, because I think you all will want to...

The Beagle Goes National!

I know we’ve been absent from the blogosphere, but that’s because we’ve been busy on book tour. Updates soon, but I just wanted to let you know quickly that Seamus and I will be appearing on CNN!! Set your DVR or watch CNN Newsroom Sunday live at 4pm...

The Canine Mammary Tumor Program

This is just so full of awesome that I had to share: The Penn Vet Shelter Canine Mammary Tumor Program. Be sure to click through and read the article to see just how animals should be a part of science–when it’s helping them! As an added bonus, it helps us...

Seamus’s Battle with Canine Cancer

There is no easy way to say this so let me just start with, Seamus is fine and resting comfortably, but we did, finally, have to have his left eye removed. It happened yesterday. The tumor got aggressive two weeks ago and his eye was very inflamed. Increased steroid...