Honoring Biscuit: Remembering His Smile
“Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog; it merely expands the heart. If you have loved many dogs your heart is very big.” ~Unknown
Today marks four months since our precious Biscuit passed away. Each day, Doug and I think about our beloved Biscuit. Biscuit added so much to our lives, which is difficult to accurately capture in words. Doug and I both will always remember Biscuit’s wonderful smile. As Doug stated in Biscuit’s eulogy, Biscuit’s trademark smile always began as a serious forward-looking stare; and then with perfect timing Biscuit turned his head to one side and opened his mouth, culminating in a full ear-to-ear smile. Biscuit’s smile transformed each day. We are very grateful for Biscuit entering our lives and for Biscuit giving us so much unconditional love.
Doug and I have been blessed again and we are extremely happy that Biscuit sent us our beautiful Victory. Without Biscuit entering our lives, we would never have met little Victory. Victory is gorgeous and we are also extremely grateful that Victory has entered our lives and that she has become a beloved member of our family. Doug and I love sharing our pillows with Victory and enjoy her evening sniffs and kisses — she loves sniffing and licking eye lashes and ears! Each day Victory is becoming more confident and comfortable in her new home. Biscuit has given us a wonderful gift — the ability to grow and love another dog deeply and unconditionally. We know that Biscuit is smiling down on us as he sent us another sheltie friend like himself who needed a second chance like him. There is no doubt that Biscuit sent us the ‘right’ sheltie, Victory! Biscuit is forever in our hearts and his images adorn our home along with Victory’s images.
From our wonderful experience, we highly encourage others to consider adopting a rescue or shelter dog who needs a loving furever home — I guarantee your life will be forever changed for the better.
Biscuit (top) and Victory (bottom) are pictured immediately below — our fur babies.