Jeff Adams sent in this photo of Boomer, his late dog, lying on a patio loveseat on the family’s back porch.

Jeff Adams sent in this photo of Boomer, his late dog, lying on a patio loveseat on the family’s back porch.

Jeff Adams of Festus said his late dog, Boomer, was easygoing, but he kept watch over his family.

“He was a typical basset hound-beagle mix,” said Adams, a sales rep for the Leader. “He loved to lay around the house.

“He knew all the family members. He was very protective of us.”

However, if Boomer decided a visitor was OK, he would quickly warm up to the person.

“If he knew you were a dog lover, he’d walk up to you and be friends with you automatically,” Adams said. “Boomer loved my dad, who’d visit us now and then.”

Boomer died a few years ago, at age 11.

He loved to hang out on the back porch, lying in his favorite chair – an outdoor patio loveseat, Adams said.

“That was his spot,” Adams said. “Whenever we were outside, he wanted to be with us.”

Boomer is missed, Adams said.

“We enjoyed Boomer.”

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