Your Beagle will find this much more fun than taking your shoe!
If your Beagle does take something that is inappropriate, as long as it poses no danger to your dog, do not run after your Beagle and chase him.
This will be encouraging the dog to continue the behavior in order to play the game of “chase”. It is best to slowly approach your Beagle and make the trade for the interactive dog toy. Alternatively, do not allow your Beagle to engage you in a game of tug-of-war. Again, this will only prompt your dog to continue to take things, as they will learn that the outcome will be a game of tug!
You can help by obtaining an actual tug-of-war dog toy. This is usually a safe, strong rope with grasps on either side. You can set aside a certain time of the day, when your Beagle can expect that you will play this with her. Knowing that they have this daily fun to look forward to, can lessen the time that they put forth into taking objects in order to force you to play the game.
Taking a very important Object - There will most likely be at least one time that your Beagle takes something of great value to you. such as your pocket book that you wrote about.