9/12 Flattery – Show A Little Love by houndstooth4 Via Flickr: For the Daily Dog Challenge – 9/27 “A Dash of Color”
For Our Daily Challenge – 9/27 “Part Of Me”
For 12 Months for Dogs – 9/12
I don’t think it’s much of a secret that the dogs are a part of me, or say a lot about me. Flattery is the younger of our two hounds, but she is such a sweetheart, and she’s really come into her own as a heart stealer. That is, when she’s not making mischief.
You can read more about Flattery at TalesAndTails.com.
When Jasmine was alive, she and the fawn, Bramble, were inseparable. Even birds would perch themselves on her nose and be led around the shelter.
“As soon as an animal is brought in, she walks over takes a sniff or two and then licks and cuddles them… she is like that with all of our animals, even the rabbits -which greyhounds usually chase down the track.”
Jan Brown has knitted over 300 sweaters for abandoned greyhounds and whippets through her company, Knitted With Love, which also sells sweaters and donates the profits to UK animal shelters.
“There are so many dogs that won’t be re-homed this Christmas, so for many of them it’s the only gift they will get.”
“It’s really sweet seeing them in their festive Christmas jumpers and it’s giving much needed help to the rescue centers. Greyhounds have very thin fur so they really feel the cold during the winter so my gifts help keep them warm during walks.”
“I can’t think of anything I would rather do than knit woolly clothing for dogs. I have spent over 4,000 hours knitting but it’s all worthwhile when I see them sporting their new jumpers and hats.”