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The possibility dogs : what a handful of "unadoptables" taught me about service, hope, and healing

Author: Susannah Charleson
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Wheeler Publishing, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Large print book : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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After a particularly grisly canine search-and-rescue mission led to a struggle with PTSD, Susannah Charleson credits her healing to her partnership with search dog Puzzle. Inspired by that experience and having met dogs formally trained to assist in such crises, Charleson learns to identify abandoned dogs with service potential, and to train them for work beside hurting partners, to whom these second-chance dogs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susannah Charleson
ISBN: 9781410459510 1410459519
OCLC Number: 837145743
Description: 491 pages (large print), 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Susannah Charleson.

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After a particularly grisly canine search-and-rescue mission led to a struggle with PTSD, Susannah Charleson credits her healing to her partnership with search dog Puzzle. Inspired by that experience and having met dogs formally trained to assist in such crises, Charleson learns to identify abandoned dogs with service potential, and to train them for work beside hurting partners, to whom these second-chance dogs bring intelligence, comfort, and hope.

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