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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Overview

Dogs are truly one of God's finest creatures, a marvelous gift for us humans. In the perfect follow-up to A Prince among Dogs, Callie Smith Grant compiles a delightful collection of true stories that celebrate the dogs in our lives. These stories will touch our hearts, renew our spirits, and show us how God made these wonderful creatures for unique purposes.

Readers will love these uplifting glimpses into the lives of ordinary and extraordinary dogs and the people who love them. The stories are warm, captivating, and ideal for a good curl-up-and-read or a perfect gift for any dog lover.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800734190
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Pages: 222
Sales rank: 620,998
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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