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Sharing special moments with our precious Grizz and some of our accomplishments.

He will always be our little "3 legged Hero". His determination and willingness to keep fighting was an inspiration to all who knew him and loved him.

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The Grizz and Friends Companion Animal Cancer Fund, is a 501(c)3 non profit fund, has been established at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine. It you would like to help whenever you are online shopping, please go to and a portion of your purchase will be donated by participating stores. Or donations can be made directly to UWSWM, c/o The Grizz and Friends Companion Animal Cancer Fund-P.O. Box 8860, Madison, WI  53708. All donations are tax deductible.

I established the "Grizz and Friends Companion Animal Cancer Fund", and made the first substantial contribution with the proceeds from my book in June 2004 at The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in Madison, WI-Oncology Department. We truly hope to make a difference with our efforts. Please remember: All proceeds from our sales will be donated to this and to other worthy animal organizations whose top priority is improving the quality of their lives.

Grizz enjoying the flowers on our deck. Yes! He is 3 legged!!

Where's my frosty paw???

:) Never handicapped!!! He enjoyed life to the fullest!!!

Such a hard day! Smelling flowers and chasing squirrels!

Having fun and enjoying the yard!

What a beautiful day!!!! This was taken in October 2002!!


Grizz in the winter of 2002. Watching the birds as they flew in by the feeders.
Award of appreciation from "Just Nice Photos" 2005 "Outstanding Acheivement Award" from the International Society of Photography 2004
A portion of your purchases made from the web site will be donated to the Grizz and Friends Companion Animal Cancer Fund. Click on the link to go shopping and help fight cancer in companion animals. "Outstanding Achievement in Poetry" from the International Society of Poetry-2004. Nominated for "International Poet of the Year" for 2004.

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