The House of the Free Beagles !


Beagles of Burgundy is a non-profit organization created in 2016 to fight against animal suffering by offering a life of freedom to survivor beagles who have been in captivity, have undergone laboratory testing, and were destined for euthanasia.
Our mission is to save these beagles, to rehabilitate them, and to offer them for adoption.

The organization is financed by private donations.

Give beagles the happiness they give us

Beagles of Burgundy is a non-profit organization dedicated to offering a true life to beagles that have been used for scientific research in laboratories.

We travel throughout the world to rescue beagles as soon as we are notified that laboratory protocols have ended and the dogs are scheduled for euthanasia. We stand ready to help any experimental laboratory looking for an alternative to euthanasia.

We shelter beagles at our House of the Free Beagles, in Burgundy, in France. We care for them; we acclimate them to live a normal Free Beagle life among people. We encourage them to play, to discover, and to learn by letting go of their fears.

When they have developed confidence in human beings, we look for families who will adopt them and love them forever.

" We help animals who are suffering and we give them a chance to be happy ! "

  Our story

BoB is the result of our our passion for beagles, and our investment in the welfare of creatures who are used for scientific experimentation.

Virginia Mouseler, President of BoB, tells the story…

The House of the Free Beagles

We found a paradise for beagles in the French county of l’Yonne. The House features nearly 30 acres of open, inspiring land in the heart of Burgundy that encourages running and playing, and gives the beagles a sense of freedom for the first time in their lives.  Additionally, the House has a cottage specifically designed just for the beagles.

It is not a shelter or a kennel. It is a home, a hearth. It is the House of the Free Beagles.

How to reach us

3-5 rue de L’Ancien Hôtel de Ville

89450 Vézelay – FRANCE

The House of the Free Beagles is open to the public by appointment.

Beagles of Burgundy
is a non-profit organization
3-5 rue de l'Ancien Hôtel de Ville
89450 Vézelay - FRANCE
+33 (0) 6 60 60 21 43 / +33 (0) 6 20 74 12 97