Dear CSU Friends-
As you know, we lost our beloved black lab, Sammy. But your tireless efforts gave us an extra 4 ½ years of great, quality time with her. We hope you can see the light in her eyes in the portrait we’ve enclosed. She really did live a terrific tripod’s life!
We are writing to thank you for the care you’ve shown both Sam and us at every turn. Because of you and our CSU-trained vet, Dr. Schuff, she got to be an “old lady”…
You make us know we were doing the right thing when she had her surgery. Or Nurse Mary checked on us so often and with such genuine care. And when we had to let her go, you offered us such earnest condolences. Dr. Worley, thank you for your call, your skills, your dedication. Thank you all for the book, too.
Will you treat us when we fall ill? Your care should be the model for all creatures even as humans!
We hope Sammy’s story and portrait inspire others when they need it.
With heartfelt gratitude,
Mike and Carol
A poem from Sammy to Papa
Devotion defined my every moment’s thought.
But could it have been something more that I fulfilled for you?
I always tried to show my gratitude for a life so rich and complete.
Did I do a god job, Papa? – was my only worry.
I trusted you ever step of the way – even when I was missing a limb!
What can I tell you that will bring you comfort?
Your faithfully forever,