The Compassion of Dogs: True Stories of Animal Courage and Kindness

The Compassion of Dogs: True Stories of Animal Courage and Kindness

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by Kim Dearth
     
 
Cultivated by centuries of loyalty, the compassion of a dog is a connection that goes well beyond the basic pet-owner relationship. It characterizes the ability of dogs to sense the emotions of humans and generate deep and loving responses in the most adverse situations. The Compassion of Dogs is a celebration of the tender relationships that humans and dogs share.

Overview

Cultivated by centuries of loyalty, the compassion of a dog is a connection that goes well beyond the basic pet-owner relationship. It characterizes the ability of dogs to sense the emotions of humans and generate deep and loving responses in the most adverse situations. The Compassion of Dogs is a celebration of the tender relationships that humans and dogs share. Readers will find a fabulous collection of true stories that illustrate how dogs display such emotions as compassion, courage, intuition, and loyalty. These fascinating accounts of the powers of animal-human relationships feature the innate responses of dogs and their aptitude for seizing any opportunity to play humble hero, all the while earning the respect, love, and admiration of all who cross their trail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761535904
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/27/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Kim D.R. Dearth is an award-winning author who writes for Dog World magazine and has written four previous dog-related books. She has taught classes in obedience and agility. The former managing editor of Dog World and the former editor of Puppy Guide magazine, she lives near Sioux Falls, South Dakota, with her husband, Dave; son, Dylan; Shetland Sheepdog, Rio; and two cats.

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This is a heartwarming read and a great gift book. You don't have to read it through cover to cover but can pick it up and read a section or story when you are in the mood.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This was an excellent read. The short stories were easy to pick up but hard to put down. The relationships between the dogs and their owners were very emotional. This book is all about trust and relationships and it will make an impression on your heart!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book by Kim D.R. Dearth truly touches the dog lovers soul. It is full of wonderful stories about dogs and their owners. These pets are heroes to their owners. For those of us that love our pets and know what friends they are, surely shouldn't miss this one !