Cooper Cares

The Cooper Cares project is a very special gift from Tammy Nelson, whose canine companion, Cooper, passed away from cancer in 2018. Tammy and Cooper had not had the opportunity to schedule their photo session, and Tammy wanted to “pay the gesture forward” to another family whose canine was facing cancer. Hence, the “Cooper Cares” award was born.

This project, is Tammy’s way to memorialize Cooper, and also bring a once in a lifetime gift to those in this cancer fight. The “Cooper Cares” award is presented by Steve Dahlgren and Roseanne Opsahl Dahlgren of Dog Grin Photography.

Those awarded receive a complimentary photo session, along with a table top book of priceless memories of the day. All compliments of Tammy Nelson, Dog Grin Photography, and Cooper, who we all know is with Tammy in spirit each day. On behalf of Czar’s Promise, we are forever grateful to Tammy for her ultimate act of kindness and love, in honoring the memory of such an incredible companion, Cooper; and providing the opportunity to create such timeless memories.


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