January Astraddle the Line
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January Astraddle the Line

Astraddle the Line By Kaylynn Cole Hello readers! Welcome to 2019 as we kick off the new year with a revolutionary twist to the publication Beaglers have enjoyed for many years. As you flip through the pages, I hope you find the new look as useful as it is appealing. The support throughout this transition has been overwhelming and I thank you all so much! Change is always scary and involves risk. However, change for the better can...

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January Sneak Peek
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January Sneak Peek

If You’re Cold, Are They Cold? By John Gibble If you’re cold, they’re cold. Bring them inside! That’s one of the cliché’s we hear this time of year about dogs being kept outside. Last year in Pennsylvania, the legislature passed “Libre’s Law”, a sweeping update of animal cruelty statutes. The new law made it illegal to keep a dog tethered outside for more than 30 minutes if the temperature is below 32 or above 90. Similar laws...

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January Sneak Peek
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January Sneak Peek

Beagle Club Spotlight By Rev. John Parks Recently our HOUNDS AND HUNTING Editor, Kaylynn Cole and I were discussing various beagle clubs around the country, and I mentioned that I had always been under the impression that the National Beagle Club in Virginia was the oldest, but I didn’t know what other clubs might have early origins also. Kaylynn mentioned the Columbus Beagle Club in Ohio and suggested that I should check out when it...

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January Sneak Peek
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January Sneak Peek

The Pilgrimage By Joe Ewing The western mountains of Maine in autumn The western mountains of Maine came alive again this past October with glorious and melodious hound music as three adventurous members from the Big Woods Hare Hunters of the Allegheny unleashed their beagles in search of the illusive snowshoe hare. The great hare hunting state of Maine came alive during the many enthusiastic pursuits of the magnificent lagomorph. The...

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August 2018 Better Beagling Sneak Peek
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August 2018 Better Beagling Sneak Peek

More Recycling By Millie Baker Ragosta The introduction of personal computers was supposed to be the precursor of the paperless age. As an author whose income depends on the sale of books, I admit I felt a bit of trepidation at that, but, immediately, was ashamed of my selfishness. Any librarian could tell you all the paper on earth could crumble into dust soon. The thought of Millie Ragosta’s “Huntingdon Chronicles” disappearing...

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August 2018 Hounds and Hunting Sneak Peek
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August 2018 Hounds and Hunting Sneak Peek

Field Corn By Rev. Bob Ford It is August, and that means that we are getting closer to two things that are related, at least for me, here in Pennsylvania. Longer chases and corn. Let me explain. By late August, we will be getting some cooler mornings, hopefully, and that means that the dogs will be running more, in preparation for hunting season. I will probably brace or solo dogs, in my favorite hunting spots, to assess the...

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