The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of ''Unadoptables'' Taught Me about Service, Hope, and Healing

The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of ''Unadoptables'' Taught Me about Service, Hope, and Healing

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by Susannah Charleson
     
 

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Susannah Charleson chronicles her journey intothe world of psychiatric-service and therapy dogs trained to serve the humanmind, a journey that began as a personal one. After a particularly grislysearch led to a struggle with PTSD, Charleson credits healing to herpartnership with search dog Puzzle. Inspired by that experience, Charlesonlearns to identify abandoned

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Susannah Charleson chronicles her journey intothe world of psychiatric-service and therapy dogs trained to serve the humanmind, a journey that began as a personal one. After a particularly grislysearch led to a struggle with PTSD, Charleson credits healing to herpartnership with search dog Puzzle. Inspired by that experience, Charlesonlearns to identify abandoned dogs with service potential and to train them forwork beside hurting partners, to whom they bring comfort and hope. From blackLab puppy Merlin to Ollie, the blind and deaf terrier, to Jake Piper, thestarving Pit Bull mix, The Possibility Dogs illuminates a whole newworld of canine potential.

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ISBN-13:
9781482912012
Publisher:
Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date:
06/04/2013
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Susannah Charleson works as a handler with her partner, a Golden Retriever named Puzzle, for the Metro Area Rescue K9 unit in Dallas, Texas, an elite volunteer canine Search and Rescue team responding to local, state, and national search and recovery cases.

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