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Stavrinides, Liz.

Summary: 78 million dogs live as pets in the USA. These are the lucky ones. Five to seven million companion animals enter shelters every year, and more than half are euthanized due to the lack of space. Miracle Dogs celebrates and honors the rescuers and the dogs whose lives they’ve saved. It features wonderful stories and photographs of dog rescuers, dog trainers, and rescue organizations such as The...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 STA

Summary: A collection of 101 true stories from people about the incredible things their dogs have done, from funny to fearsome, from heartwarming to heroic.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Pub. 2012

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Summary: Our dogs make us smile every day with their crazy antics and acts of love. This book is full of hilarious and heartwarming stories about the many ways our canine companions surprise us, make us laugh, and touch our hearts. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Dog Did What? will have you saying just that, as you read these 101 humorous and heartwarming stories about our lovable, goofy, and comical...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC 2014

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Edwards, Lisa J.

Summary: "The dunce of obedience class with poor eyesight and a clumsy gait, Boo was the least likely of heroes. Yet with his unflappable spirit and boundless love, Boo has changed countless lives through his work as a therapy dog--helping a mute six-year-old boy to speak, coaxing movement from a paralyzed girl and stirring life in a ninety-four-year-old nun with Alzheimer's. But perhaps Boo's greatest...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2012

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 EDW

Grogan, John

Summary: Follows the life story of an exuberant Labrador retriever who gets into perpetual trouble and experiences a range of inspiring adventures.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Children's Audio 2007

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: CD J Grogan

Abramson, Jill

Summary: "An instructive and marvelously entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the managing editor of The New York Times One sparkling summer day, Jill Abramson brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over the following year, as she and her husband raised their adorable new puppy, Abramson wrote a hugely popular column for The New York Times's website about the joys and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Times Books 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.752 ABR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.752 ABR

Ryan, Tom

Summary: Drawn by an online post, Tom Ryan adopted Will, a frightened, deaf, and mostly blind elderly dog, and brought him home to live with him and Atticus. The only owners Will ever knew had grown too fragile to take care of themselves, or of him. Ultimately, Will was left at a kill shelter in New Jersey. Tom hoped to give Will a place to die with dignity, amid the rustic beauty of the White...

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.7 RYA

Ryan, Tom.

Summary: Relates how the author and his dog named Atticus M. Finch attempted to climb all forty-eight of New Hampshire's four-thousand-foot peaks twice to pay tribute to a friend who died of cancer and raise money for charity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Ryan 2011

Grenier, Roger

Summary: A collection of forty-three essays in which French author Roger Grenier profiles the great dogs of history and legend.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Chicago Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 GRE

Welsch, Roger L.

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Publisher / Publication Date: MBI 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 WEL

Foster, Ken.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 FOS

Ascher-Walsh, Rebecca.

Summary: Unlikely Friendships meets Marley and Me. In this heartwarming gift book, author Rebecca Ascher-Walsh presents a collection of inspiring dog stories and touching photos--dogs who comfort veterans, dogs who learn to surf, dogs who detect cancer, and dogs who save the day: Each one is devoted. These 38 uplifting dog stories showcase the most amazing dog rescues, accomplishments, and abilities...

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Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 ASC

Abramson, Jill

Summary: This book is a a work of narrative nonfiction that chronicles the author's first year with her Golden Retreiver, Scout, based on her blog of the same name from The New York Times. Is is an instructive and entertaining chronicle of a puppy's first year, by the author, the managing editor of The New York Times. One summer day, she brought home a nine-week-old golden retriever named Scout. Over...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning 2011

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 ABR

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Summary: A young puppy tells the true story of his and his owner's adventures in and around Kelly, Wyoming, including a rugged journey that teaches them both about the human-dog relationship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 KER

Foster, Ken.

Summary: "Filled with inspiring stories and photographs, this heartfelt tribute to the pit bull celebrates one of America's most popular yet misunderstood dogs. Perhaps more than any other breed, the pit bull has been dogged by negative stereotypes. In truth, pit bulls are innately wonderful family pets, as capable of love and good deeds as any other type of dog. Setting the record straight, Ken Foster...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Studio 2012

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Publisher / Publication Date: Voyageur Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.752 LOV

Knapp, Caroline

Summary: Examines the rich and complicated terrain of human-animal relationships.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1999

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7 KNA

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt, Inc. 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7092 KER

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2007

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 636.7092 KER

Dodman, Nicholas H.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 DOD

Kerasote, Ted.

Summary: Describes how the author adopted a dog living on its own in the wild and his decision to install a dog door in his house so that the dog could live both inside and outside, in a study of the human-dog partnership and animal consciousness and behavior.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Stern, Jane.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.7 STE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818.5403 DOG

Dibsie, Patricia.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yorkville Press 2003

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 636.7 DIB