38 Extraordinary Tales of Love, Loyalty, and Life With Dogs
By Rebecca Ascher-Walsh
(National Geographic, Hardcover, 9781426211584, 160pp.)
Publication Date: October 1, 2013
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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 that fascinate us and touch our hearts.
REBECCA ASCHER-WALSH is a writer who specializes in covering celebrities and lifestyles, but who also loves dogs and telling stories about amazing animals. She contributes to many newspapers and national magazines including Entertainment Weekly, The Wall Street Journal, and the L.A. Times and is active in social media. She is a volunteer at a high-kill shelter in Manhattan and a founding director of the Deja Foundation, devoted to covering the medical care and training costs of dogs rescued from high-kill shelters. A native New Yorker, she shares her home with two rescue pit bulls, Desiree and Buddy.
"A heartwarming and inspiring mosaic of stories to dramatically illustrate the many ways a dog can positively impact our lives." --Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Each one of these dogs is special in their own way and each story is heartwarming. If you’re a dog lover, this is one book you should definitely look into. You won’t be disappointed!" --Night Owl Reviews
"This book is a quick, enjoyable, read and I recommend that you hold the book in one hand and pet your dog with the other." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer