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Devoted : 38 extraordinary tales of love, loyalty, and life with dogs

Author: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this heartwarming book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories -- dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: each one is devoted. These thirty-eight uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities that fascinate us and touch our hearts.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
ISBN: 9781426211584 1426211589
OCLC Number: 825046808
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Love, honor, and devotion : introduction --
Cheyenne : the power of a puppy --
Ricochet : putting the "surf" in service --
Deedee : an unusual path to service --
Schoep : understanding what it means to heel --
Doogie : a reptilian wrestling match --
Hooch : a leap for love --
Hank : women's best friend --
Shana : redefining rescue dog --
Rosie : taking the stand --
Jasmine : the friendliest dog in town --
Wendy : good for the heart and soul --
Sonntag : call of the wild --
Brock : flying to the rescue --
Chancer : a lesson in loyalty --
Willow : for the love of learning --
Henry : the art of the save --
Luca : deaf to disability --
Faith : walking the walk --
Effie : sniffing away disease --
Pearl : a worldwide helper --
Chaser : mastering the English language --
Duchess : keeping her eyes on the prize --
Izzy : the gift of courage --
Jarod : protecting a family --
Picasso : keeping the pace --
Louise : giving the gift of solace --
Bear : the war dog who came home --
Cooper : the blind hunter --
Alfie : in good company --
Casey : finding the way home --
Wang Cai : patience is a virtue --
Hattie : the power of hearing --
Lilly : protector from peril --
Rocky : leading the way --
K'os : staving off disaster --
Dingo : a true survivor --
Wilma : holistic heroine --
Santina : a new kid of muse --
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"Aheartwarming and inspiring mosaic of stories to dramatically illustrate the many ways a dog can positively impact our lives."" --Publishers Weekly," starred review "Each one of these dogs is Read more...

 
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