Biscuit, a tan Basenji mix with a few white features, isn't an ordinary dog.
In fact, just being alive is an extraordinary feat for a dog who was hit by a car this fall and lost her vision.
Sadly, Biscuit's owners at the time didn't have the money for the vet care she needed after the accident. The wreck caused her eyes to bulge out, and she was in extreme pain. She was kept chained in a backyard and didn't always have adequate food or water.
When animal rescue group Macon Purrs 'N Paws learned of Biscuit's dire situation, it wasn't long before Purrs 'N Paws worked out an arrangement with Biscuit's owner to take her in for care. Her eyes were removed (her eyes are permanently shut now), and she has adjusted to not having her sight.
Biscuit is now up for adoption, but she will only be adopted into the perfect home. Because she is a special-needs dog, she will need a home without aggressive dogs and without young children. She needs to be in a clutter-free environment so she can learn her way around, and she needs someone to love her unconditionally and give her lots of quality time on a daily basis.
Biscuit, who is about 2 years old and weighs 25 pounds, is learning to become housebroken. She still has an occasional accident inside, but she is a quick learner and has done amazingly well without her vision, according to the woman who is fostering her.
Biscuit is spayed, heartworm negative and up to date on all relevant shots. She has learned to walk on a leash, loves to play with rubber balls and loves to cuddle.
If you'd like to meet Biscuit or have any additional questions, contact Macon Purrs 'N Paws on Facebook. She is being sponsored by The Telegraph.