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Schlimm, John

Summary: "A beautiful photo book showcasing more than 50 heroic dogs "in uniform" and their stories, from photographer Liz Stavrinides and author John Schlimm. Extraordinary Dogs portrays more than fifty working dogs, along with the police officers, firefighters,veterans, and other trained volunteer handlers who serve side-by-side with them. Their moving stories and beautiful photographs are an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Stamper, Judith Bauer.

Summary: Describes how dogs can help recapture exotic pets that have been released into the wild, locate endangered animals for tagging, and identify smugglers at airports.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bearport Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 636.7 STA

Foster, Ken.

Summary: Tells of the experiences of the author as he found himself adopting a growing assembly of stray dogs, relating how the animals offered a sobering counterpoint to his own misfortunes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Mowat, Farley.

Summary: A story of a canine friend named Mutt who refuses to accept the limitations of being a dog.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Laurel-Leaf 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MOW

Mannes, Elena

Summary: "An exploration of animal spirituality and the ability of animals to communicate with humans even in the afterlife"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bear & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Luttrell, Sharron Kahn

Summary: A volunteer service dog trainer discusses her relationships with an endearing yellow Labrador puppy and its felon partner in the Prison PUP program, describing coming to terms with the inmate's past and the program's requirement to release the dog after training.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B LUTTRELL LUT

Wolf, Steven D.

Summary: Relates the story of an attorney who adopts a retired racing greyhound named Comet, and describes how both dog and owner helped each other come to terms with retirement, debilitating injuries, and trusting one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Health Communications 1999

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.01 CANFI

Dodman, Nicholas H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Katz, Jon.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson/Gale 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.737 KAT

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: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 636.7092 KER

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Artisan 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dibsie, Patricia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yorkville Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 636.7 DIB

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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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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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2012

Copies Available at Interlochen

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

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Dowling, Mike C.

Summary: Tells the inspiring story of Sergeant Mike Dowling and his bomb-snifing dog, Rex, as they navigated the always-dangerous Triangle of Death region in Iraq in 2004.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.7044 Dowling 2011

Foster, Ken.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Skiff, Jennifer

Summary: There are 10 million dogs in the UK and 80 million dogs in the United States, and many of them profoundly touch the lives of the humans around them. They teach us about patience and love, they comfort us when we're feeling most alone, and they even perform miracles. In The Divinity of Dogs, you'll find dozens of inspiring and delightful examples of the many ways that dogs lead us to spiritual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House UK 2012

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