“Furio liked to play tug-of-war, but always cheated. He would put his mouth about an inch away from your hand so you didn’t have much to hold onto. He would get it away from you and then bring it right back for you to grab hold of.”
“Furio, Mommy and Daddy really miss you. There isn’t a day that goes by that we don’t think about you and wish you were here in the house we bought for you. I just want to hold you in my arms one more time. I miss you hogging my side of the bed. We miss you supervising us in the yard. I hope you understand why we did what we did.”
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“If you are traveling with your babies to other states, please please talk with your doctor about vaccinations or preventative care that you should take to ensure your dog is safe. Each state or region lends it’s own different set of challenges.”
Read here about vaccinations for Lyme Disease.
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Dallas and her husband rescued a Pembroke Tri very recently; Cooper is about three months old and has some of the same traits that Furio had. Dallas writes “I know Furio is watching and teaching Cooper habits.”
Thank you for sharing your story of beloved and darling Furio. It is apparent that he had the best care possible, I live in Colorado with our corgi and sometimes travel to Kansas. Thank you again for the information. I know Furio will live in your hearts forever.
That's a very sad story. I am so sorry! My Cardi has had Lyme a couple of times (and me too!) but a one month round of doxycycline cleared it up. The ticks in my area ALL seem to carry Lyme and Erlichia. I test my dogs several times a year.
I miss you fur-ball…you will always have a permanent place in my heart. Jessy & Tucker love their cousin Furio as well…
thank you for sharing the story…it deeply touched my heart and even made me cry. i never really though of tick control since we dont have any….but i will definitly have to get him on some medication to ensure this doesnt happen to my butterball. furio had the best/loving parents he could have gotten and im sure he was happy that you were there for him till the end.
Thank heavens my Amy is vaccinated against Lyme disease…hyper-vigilant mommy will always be on the lookout though, and thinking of Furio. How loved you were (and still are!) little Furio! Biskies everywheres to you!