Yesterday, we lost our big, white, fluffy dog whose happy attitude was infectious. Join us today as we share a little Qannik tribute.
A little over 11 years ago, we dropped off some dog supplies to Sarge’s Animal Rescue Foundation. They asked if we would mind swinging by the animal shelter and checking on an all white Siberian Husky there they planned to pull the following week. We went to the shelter and were immediately greeted by this bouncing, smiling, happy Sibe.
At first glance, he had little to be happy about. His feet were cut and torn from standing inside a suspended crate with a chicken wire floor. A ring of bare skin around his neck showed damage from being tied up long-term with a rope. His ears were so fly-bitten they were bare of fur.
And, yet, he stood wooing in front of us, bouncing around the yard like he didn’t have a care in the world. Needless to say, we didn’t even qualify as foster failures. We were “visiting-the-animal-shelter” failures. Qannik went home to Chez Herd.
Yesterday, as we said good-bye to our cotton ball, our thoughts were on that infectious smile. That happy-go-lucky attitude. He wouldn’t want us to be sad, but to take a bad situation and try to smile our way through it. We will do out best, Q.
Born – Unknown
Adopted – July 14, 2007
Rainbow Bridge – September 7, 2018