Beau was ten months old when Joel rescued him from an animal shelter.
They had an instant mutual affection for each other. Beau knew what to do around young kids and that of course was to herd them, oh and give dog kisses. Beau loved those kids.
One day his Joel came home without them. He grieved with his master. Beau ended up saving Joel from his unbearable grief. Forcing him out into the sunlight, insisting on a game of Frisbee.
Bright, handsome, and fearless, Beau is the hero in this story.