research beagles

16 More Celebrity Research Beagles

On March 21st, 2014, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

As part of our ongoing collaboration with biomedical research facilities, we have rescued 39 “celebrity” research beagles since mid-December. All of the dogs have celebrity names—from George Clooney to Tina Fey. There are 16 more beagles in need of rescue as part of this current project. When the dogs come to us, we will place them in..

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Celebrity Research Beagles

On December 14th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Lights, camera, action! Happy Paws is gearing up for the release of more than 40 star-studded research beagles over the next several weeks. (Yes, it has increased from 11 to 40+!) These celebrity dogs, ranging from the studly Ryan Gosling to the debonaire George Clooney, will walk the red carpet from life in biomedical research facilities..

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Trooper’s Happy Tail

On January 26th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Five weeks ago, we asked if you’d join us on the journey of a laboratory beagle with an undiagnosed medical condition. We suspected he would require major surgery, but had no idea where his path would lead us. Little did we know that it would take us to dozens of friends who would help name..

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Trooper’s Year

On January 9th, 2013, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

On Thursday, a vet at North Star VETS will fix Trooper’s broken heart. After he recovers in a month or so, he will be adopted to a loving forever home. 2013 is going to be Trooper’s year—we can just feel it. The vet will remove the blood vessel in Trooper’s heart that is restricting his..

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Trooper’s Surgery

On December 30th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

Trooper’s name suits him just right—he is quite the trooper. He is a purebred beagle that was released from a biomedical research facility on December 27 with an undiagnosed medical condition. Based on the information we were given prior to his release, we believe it is a rare condition called PRAA. In dogs with PRAA,..

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The Beagle’s Journey

On December 20th, 2012, posted in: Blog by 0 Comment

When we rescue a dog, we have no idea where that dog’s journey will take us. We don’t know if he will be with us for a week or months. We don’t know what “surprises” are in store. And we dream about the wonderful supporters and loving adopters we know we’ll meet along the way...

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