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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:   eBook : Document : 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
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rivera, Michelle A.
On dogs and dying.
West Lafayette, Ind. : Purdue University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010003613
(OCoLC)528648828
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle A Rivera
ISBN: 9781612493978 1612493971 9781612495231 1612495230
OCLC Number: 1029352822
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 130 pages)
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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"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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