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Honoring Biscuit: Remembering His Fluffy Fur Coat

“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.  All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” ~Helen Keller

Today marks six months since our precious Biscuit passed away.  Anyone who met Biscuit or saw photographs of Biscuit knew that Biscuit had a beautiful and fluffy fur coat, as shown below.  Biscuit went through a magical transformation both physically and emotionally from the time when we first met Biscuit.  Biscuit literally blossomed.  Biscuit was a trooper and he let me give him a bath with no issue.  Most of the time, Biscuit was pretty cooperative with me brushing out his fur coat to keep him looking his best in exchange for some prescription kibble!  Biscuit did not particularly like going to the groomer, but he tolerated it in order to get his nails and paws trimmed.

Most of all, Biscuit’s beautiful fur coat is evidence that humans can have a huge positive impact in dogs’ lives.  We hope that Biscuit’s rescue story helps influence others to consider dog rescue.  There are so many dogs in need of furever homes.  When it comes to Biscuit, I am not sure who rescued who.  Biscuit was a gift.  Doug and I still think of Biscuit daily and we are very grateful for our time together.  We know that Biscuit sent us a gift — our little Victory!

 

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  1. Pat Pope #

    What a BEAUTIFUL picture photo of Biscuit!!!

    January 7, 2014
  2. carol strotheide #

    You might want to think about saving the coat you brush out of Voctory. I save all of my own dogs hair and it can be made into yarn. From that you could make a scarf or sweater or throw for the couch. Many people now a days process and spin the dog hair for other people. Just take it out of the brush and put it into a bag until you have lots and lots of it in a couple of years. Am sure you wish you had something like this from Biscuit.

    Carol Michigan Sheltie Rescue

    January 7, 2014

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