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On dogs and dying : inspirational stories from hospice hounds

Author: Michelle A Rivera
Publisher: West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2010.
Series: New directions in the human-animal bond.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book presents a series of real-life tales of the positive effects dogs have had on people at the end of their lives, chronicling the visits by two therapy dogs, Woody and Katie, to patients in a south Florida hospice facility."--P. [4] of cover.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle A Rivera
ISBN: 9781557535603 1557535604
OCLC Number: 528648828
Description: xiii, 130 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is animal-assisted therapy? --
Bring me a dog --
Pet therapy partners --
Man who could not eat --
Sato therapy --
Deathbed confession --
Preacher, step aside --
In denial --
Squirrel therapy --
But you cannot hide --
One of a kind --
White dog in the night --
Alfred and Tilly --
Rx for pain --
Time to walk the dog --
Hooray for Hollywood --
Peaches and Flo; where will they go? --
Kids and dogs club --
Therapist to therapists --
Rehabilitation of Maxine --
Will work for biscuits --
Children's festival --
Getting started as a partner with your pet.
Series Title: New directions in the human-animal bond.
Responsibility: by Michelle A. Rivera.
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Dogs know when we are feeling down. They love it when we are happy and seeking friendship and fun, and they understand when we are feeling sad and desperate. This book presents a series of real-life  Read more...

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