Another Good Dog

Another Good Dog

by Cara Sue Achterberg

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Overview

In 2015, Cara Achterberg’s Pennsylvania farm became a haven for Operation Paws for Homes, which rescues dogs from high-kill shelters in the rural south and shuttles them north to foster homes. Nine puppies arrived with less than a day’s notice; a heart-worm positive dog; a deeply traumatized stray pup from Iraq; and countless others who just needed a gentle touch and a warm place to sleep. The stories of these remarkable dogs—including an eighty-pound bloodhound who sang arias for the neighbors—and the joy they bring to Cara and her family (along with a few chewed sofa cushions) fill the pages of this touching and inspiring book.When asked how she can possibly say goodbye to that many lovable pups, Cara says, “If I don’t give this one away, I can’t possibly save another.” Filled with humanity and hope, Another Good Dog will take the reader on a journey of smiles, laughs, and tears—and lead us to wonder how many other good dogs are out there and what we can do to help.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781681778396
Publisher: Pegasus Books
Publication date: 08/07/2018
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 33 MB
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About the Author

Cara Sue Achterberg is the author of several books, including I’m Not Her and Girls Weekend, which were national bestsellers. She lives in New Freedom, Pennsylvania.
Cara Sue Achterberg is the author of several books, including I'm Not Her and Girls Weekend, which were national bestsellers. She lives in New Freedom, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

1 We Can Foster Dogs? 1

2 A Foster Puppy! 24

3 Hooked 33

4 Babysitting 53

5 The Dangers of Winnie-the-Pooh 65

6 Foster Fail? 79

7 Heartbreak 88

8 The Yin and Yang of Puppies 101

9 Puppydom 109

10 Hero Dog 122

11 The Healing Power of Safety 131

12 There's an Adopter for Everyone 141

13 What Lies Beneath 150

14 Trust 157

15 In the Groove 162

16 Pup Overload 171

17 The Best-Laid Plans 180

18 Breed Racism 191

19 Vacation 198

20 Making a Difference 205

21 Falling Down on the Job 214

22 Second Chances 221

23 Fiftieth Time's the Charm 229

24 Happy Endings 238

Epilogue 245

You Can Foster, Too! 249

Acknowledgments 255

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