Canine Caper: Real-Life Tales of a Female Pet Vigilante

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Oct 25, 2002 - Pets - 245 pages
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This true story of Block's quest to rescue dogs from abusive and violent owners and the dangers of the streets is an awe-inspiring tale of her compassion and determination to help these animals, putting her job, her marriage, and even her life at risk. "More like an adventure novel than a memoir"--"Publishers Weekly."

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I've read about half of it thus far. It is really good! It's one of these that really toy with your emotions. One minute you're like really happy she saved this puppy, next you're in tears because the dog she tried to save died, then the next you're throwing a fit because she's talking about how this guy was beating his dog and he choked it to death! I'm not much of a reader, so it may take a while to finish it, but I'm looking forward to it! 

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Canine Caper is a quick, compelling read, even though poorly written. Block writes (strangely in third person) about her experiences rescuing dogs who have been terribly abused and neglected ... Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Rose Block left her accountant position to devote herself full-time to saving abused and neglected dogs. She and her husband, Bob, live in an undisclosed location.

Delilah Ahrendt, a writer and Chicago native, studied at Wright College and the University of Illinois, where she majored in English Literature and won several writing contests. She lives with her husband and children in Hillsboro, Oregon.

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