Beagles Run for Rolling Pumpkins in Prospect Park

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Our beagle Huckleberry has invented the sport of chasing pumpkins down a hill in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. His reward is he gets to eat the pumpkin, which he’s able to break into after several rolls.

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Many Ubiquitous TV Jingles Make Dogs Sing, But Why?

Dog howls to music: does he like it or hate it?

Dogs sing to the most ubiquitous songs on TV. Do they hate the Empire Carpet jingle as much as we do? Or do they like the familiarity of another Law and Order?

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How to play the peanut butter tree game with your hounds

Milligan is a beagle triathelete: he jumped right on this stump to get peanut butter, he sings and he charms his way into many treats.

Beagles will climb a tree if you smear it with peanut butter.

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Beagles howl to shofar on Bastille Day in Prospect Park

About 30 hounds romped and sang on the Long Meadow in Prospect Park on Bastille Day. Some were not well behaved enough to pose patiently like these 25 clever dogs. Pictured: ground: Brady (best howler); first step (l to r): Cuzko, Slim, TK, Bess. Second Step: Chestnut. Third step: Daisy, Penelope, Pepper, Rocky (Moxie's boyfriend), Dudley, Luigi (howling). Fourth step: Stella (who is up for adoption), Charlot. Fifth step: Huckleberry and Moxie (co-hosts), Oliver (puppy), Bailey. Sixth step: Milligan (champion singer), Matilda, Agnes. Seventh step: Ally McBeagle, Arturo (bounding), Simone (smiling). Ninth step: Rosie.

30 or so beagles partied for Bastille Day in Prospect Park. We blew a shofar to set off the baying and activate their inner beagle.

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Beagles compete for singing dog prize on Bastille Day in Prospect Park

Beagle in a beret

Dozens of beagles are meeting up Prospect Park on July 14 for a singing contest and Bastille Day coffee and bagels. Beagles love all hounds, so if you think your mutt might be part beagle, you’re officially invited. Free biscuits till 9 am.

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How to find a dog-sitter online, sorting through the DogVacay, Care.com and Yelp options

Gratuitous adorable picture of my beagles, Moxie and Huck, killing Barney

A ton of new websites promise to find you a local dog sitter. Care.com and its ilk end up inundating you with a depressing number of emails. DogVacay lets you find local dog lovers who open their homes. But I found a dog sitter I love on Yelp.

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Beagletown in the Berkshires

Crazy beagle fun time in Beagletown

Clover Hill Farm’s main work is horses, but it moonlights as an inn and a beagle paradise.

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Ricky Gervais helps stop breeding beagles for research

B&K Universal lab animals

A big campaign blocked–for now–what would have been the UK’s biggest breeding farm for laboratory beagles. About 75,000 U.S. dogs are being tested on; the biggest US breeder, Charles River, has 736 dogs.

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We gave laboratory beagles a home, they gave us a baby

beagles and baby

After years of fertility treatments, we got pregnant the day we adopted two beagles.

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FaceTime, the new Master's Voice

Huckleberry knows something is up

The iPhone’s new video chat service, FaceTime, is so good it fools dogs.

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