The Dog Next Door: And Other Stories of the Dogs We Love

The Dog Next Door: And Other Stories of the Dogs We Love

by Callie Smith Grant (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800734190
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 516,198
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Callie Smith Grant is the editor of A Prince among Dogs and A Dickens of a Cat. She is also the author of several nonfiction books for young readers and adults as well as many animal-themed stories and poems which can be seen in Guideposts anthologies and in magazines such as Small Farmers Journal.

Table of Contents

Introduction Callie Smith Grant 11

A Walk of Joy Virginia Smith 15

They Protect Their Children Sherri Gallagher 20

When Scooter Met Scott Max Parks 30

Willie Nelson and the Open Tread Stairs Millie Martin 36

On the Train to London Andrea Doering 40

The Purpose-Driven Dog C.J. Darlington 43

The Dog Next Door Richard Meserva 48

Rescue on Round Top Mountain Sandy Cathcart 53

Coming Home Sherri Gallagher 59

Gift of Love Ann H. Gabhart 66

Seventy Times Seven Cindy Crosby 70

Share the Wealth Sherri Gallagher 74

Something a Lot like Love Alison Hodgson 80

The Rescued Dog Who Rescued Me Back Shanna Verbecken 89

Skippy Given Ellis 95

Vicki Kelly Pickett Bishop 101

You Just Never Know Catherine Ulrich Brakefield 106

A Dinah by Any Other Name Lorilee Craker 112

The Money Dog-Worth Her Weight in Gold Chrissy Drzewiecki 117

A New Calling Sherri Gallagher 121

Jack and Willa-A Love Story Alison Hodgson 128

TLC for the OES Judythe Morgan 133

Three-Legged Sentinel Roberta Hupprich 139

Respect Paul Ingram 145

A Saving Transformation Chris Pedersen 148

The Pound Puppy Dorothy C. Snyder 157

Tennessee and Me Brooke Nolen 160

The Dog of My Heart Pamela S. Thibodeaux 165

Sam and Tiffany Sally Tolentino 169

Taking Care of Ginger Blue the Beagle Barbara Warner 174

Bachernalia Linda B. Greer 179

Not a Boat, Not a Beaver-It's a Lab! Dee Aspin 183

The Foo Foo Dog Cathy E. Watkins 189

Love Once More Sherri Gallagher 194

The House in the Woods Anonymous 204

Acknowledgments 209

Notes 211

Contributors 213

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Dog Next Door 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 27 reviews.
jules2574 More than 1 year ago
This book is for any dog lover out there. Such endearing stories and as a dog owner I can relate to some of these stories. I love my dog so much and she is a big part of the family. Some of these stories had me in tears.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very good book to curl up with, and it makes you want a dog more than ever
mellis More than 1 year ago
If you love dogs, or animals in general, then you will love these stories. Some sad, some happy, you can relate to them. Very good book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book. Its a book that youll want to read over and over again and again and again. :* See You Laterrrr.<3
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A must for any dog lover.
happyasalark More than 1 year ago
Heartwarming, inspiring stores of the four-legged members of our familial. A must read for all animal lovers.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very inspiring book. Great stories that show that dogs are truly soulful beings, they are not JUST dumb animals.
momm3SM More than 1 year ago
wonderful dog stories some just for fun, but many are inspirational. lots of the dogs in the stories are rescued dogs.
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Yep, nice.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These stories are great but beware and keep a tissue handy.
memax4 More than 1 year ago
Light, easy read. So sweet. You really need to read to get the full impact.
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This book was uplifting and very heart warming. Curl up and enjoy!
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less than I expected but O.K. as far as it went. It was mostly the memories of someone who obviously loved their dog.
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Is this book good. I am a dog lover because i have 2 and i loooove books with an eye catcher in them......please slmeone write a reveiw back!!!! Thanks so much!!
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Hi rite back