lifetime like a gentle summer rain.
They touch our hearts
Can Biscuit sing??
Biscuit wasn't always as happy and carefree as he appears above. Biscuit was "rescued" from the Mohawk-Hudson Humane Shelter near Albany, NY in October of 1996 by a terrific organization called "GRROWLS" (a nifty acronym for Golden Retriever Rescue Operated With Love - Statewide). Biscuit was 10 years old, in very poor health and had been turned in to the shelter; a death sentence under most any other conditions.
A GRROWLS volunteer took one look at his "happy face" and, in spite of his horrible physical condition, decided immediately that this was one Golden worthy of a reprieve.
Biscuit spent almost two weeks at
the vet, attending his many problems - eye infections, ear infections,
severe flea infestation and resulting skin dermatitis, rotted teeth, ring
worms, malnutrition and a previously broken hip and leg as a result of
being hit by a car
Here's Biscuit AFTER all the work
done by the vet,
Well, after six months or so of healing (including a near fatal antibiotic allergic reaction), Biscuit decided that, at 70 people years old, he'd had just about enough of snow and ice and it was high time to head South and spend some quality time lying around on a beach - heck, if humans do it, it must be good for a dog, too. He and his human thought long and hard about such a change (about 2 minutes) and it was good-bye Albany, helloooo Tequesta, Florida.
Here in Florida, Biscuit has been
named the official mascot of the