Toy Dogs R Us – August 2009
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This is my gorgeous Ella Fitzgerald. You might mistake her for a BLACK pug – but I think this shot proves she was a deep chocolate. She was rescued from the pound nearly bald from mange. She was 4 months old at the time. A few weeks after this shot – Ella got stung by a bee & went into anaphylactic shock – and the vets could not save her. She was 11 months old. Her brother Grisbi (also in my portfolio) misses her even more than I do – and that is hard.
Below is as she was found, abandoned at the pound at 4 months old – in August 2008: