We got a dog a few weeks ago. he is a sweet beagle named Toby. He has really helped Rane get over her fear of dogs. I got him for free off of Craigslist. The vet said he is full-blooded. he has already won over the whole family.
I will say one thing, it seems like people LOVE beagles. Tina and myself get stopped every where. People want to pet him and play with him.