Saturday, October 22, 2011

Hundreds attend funeral for coon dog

Tuscumbia, Alabama – With a crowd of more than 400 mourners looking on — including many dressed in camouflage — Bo was eulogized for his ability to hunt raccoons in all sorts of weather and terrain. His best friend recalled Bo’s fondness for doughnuts. Shawnee Hills Beaujolais, or Bo, was an 11-year-old black and tan coonhound from southern Illinois. He was buried at the world’s only cemetery dedicated to hounds who hunt raccoons. Ericka Seets, 6, said Bo was her best friend. “He was the goodest dog ever,” said Ericka, one of the dog’s owners. “I loved BoBo.”  more

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