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Amazing Dogs: Stories of Brilliance, Loyalty, Courage & Extraordinary Feats
     

Amazing Dogs: Stories of Brilliance, Loyalty, Courage & Extraordinary Feats

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by Lisa Wojna
 
Our best friends. They can be pets or working dogs; they race for sticks and balls or find survivors of disasters, and they are the subjects of some of the most amazing and touching stories:
• Employees of the Albany post office adopted a stray puppy named Owney, and in his life he traveled hundreds of thousands of miles with the mail to places around the

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Our best friends. They can be pets or working dogs; they race for sticks and balls or find survivors of disasters, and they are the subjects of some of the most amazing and touching stories:
• Employees of the Albany post office adopted a stray puppy named Owney, and in his life he traveled hundreds of thousands of miles with the mail to places around the world
• John Dignard, victim of a brain injury, introduced the concept of memory dogs by training a German shepherd help him
• Rescue dogs working 9/11 found a few survivors, but the remains they uncovered provided closure for grieving families
• Times were tough for Jude Stringfellow, but a bipedal puppy named Faith taught her to hope again
• The Sica family's golden retriever, Bullet, saved their three-week-old son from certain death from an undiagnosed heart condition
• Stubby, a mongrel boxer mutt, became a hero on the front lines when his frenetic barking alerted sleeping soldiers to poisonous gas
• Skippy, a hearing-ear dog, has given Kerena Marchant a taste of what freedom really means
• Blue heeler cross Skidboot has made appearances on Jay Leno, Oprah and the Late Show with David Letterman to perform his amazing tricks
• And so many more heartwarming stories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781894864725
Publisher:
Folklore Publishing
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Amazing Dogs: Stories of Brilliance, Loyalty, Courage & Extraordinary Feats 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
musushipt More than 1 year ago
If you're looking for something academic, Amazing Dogs isn't for you. BUt if you're looking for something inspiring--something that will reinforce and help you connect with your canine loved one, Amazing Dogs is the book for you. It's delivered in an easy-to-read manner, heart-wrenching stories challenge dog lovers everywhere, and even if you're not a dog lover you come away with the soft warm fuzzies for these creatures. Enjoy!