Transparency is a buzz word that often comes up in conversation among breeders. Some advocate for breeders to “air their laundry” for all to see, for the betterment of the breed, displaying all health clearances publicly. While I am all for genetic testing and other health testing, there is much more that goes into making … More Transparency

Setting Goals

At church yesterday, a friend, who was thinking about getting a puppy, asked me how they might find a good breeder. I suggested visiting the AKC website or the national breed club website for the breed(s) that they were interested in. “Oh! I don’t want a show dog.” they replied. I reassured them that, as … More Setting Goals

This and That…and Packing My Bags

I’ve spent this morning making a start on some long-needed edits to my website. This is a project that will keep me busy well into the fall. I hope to update the site with many of the beagles from my past, many pet photos I’ve wanted to add to the gallery, articles that I’ve wanted … More This and That…and Packing My Bags

2021 Puppy Placements

I made final decisions about the placements of puppies from the 2021 litters this weekend and confirmed the final pet placement yesterday. I haven’t had a chance to reach out to those on the waiting list and I know that there will be disappointment. I wish that I had puppies for everyone. A couple of … More 2021 Puppy Placements


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About Me

Hi, I’m Carrie. Beagles have been a part of my life for more than 35 years. As a supporting member of the National Beagle Club, I breed beagles that can excel in the show ring, the performance venue, and on the family couch. As an approved breed mentor with a degree in education and more than 45 years’ experience judging animals, I hope that you’ll find my blog and my website informative.

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