Beethoven is the proud owner of human, Bille Bruley.  Beethoven was born December 31, 2010 in Waco, Texas to a proud Saint Bernard father and a Border Collie mother.  A proud graduate of the PetSmart School of Obedience, he has always enjoyed the performing arts and is thrilled to be making his Virginia Opera debut.  Beethoven enjoys napping, chasing squirrels, playing with his toys, and chasing cows on the farm most of all.