Working Like Dogs: The Service Dog Guidebook

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Alpine Publications, May 1, 2007 - Pets - 113 pages
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This is a wonderful book and should be given to anyone with an assistance dog. It gives solid information from start to the point when you eventually loose your dog. I believe that every assistance ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Marcie Davis is a writer, public speaker, advocate, and activist. She is the Chief Executive Officer of Davis Innovations, a public health and human service consulting firm based in Santa Fe, New Mexico that specializes in program development, policy, research, and advocacy. Marcie has been a paraplegic for over 30 years and has been partnered with a service dog for over thirteen years. She holds a Masters degree in Library Science from the University of Southern Mississippi and has received numerous awards and accolades for her tireless advocacy on behalf of individuals who cannot advocate for themselves.

Melissa Bunnell holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University and has specialized in family and crisis counseling. As an animal lover she became interested in the subject of service dogs through her colleague and friend Marcie Davis, a service dog recipient. For over five years she has researched service dog resources and interviewed service dog partners, veterinarians and other professionals in the dog world and in 2003 co-founded Working Like Dogs, LLC an organization dedicated to working dogs around the world. She lives with her husband and daughter in Texas and New Mexico.

Betty White began her career in television after a brief start in radio. She produced and starred in her own syndicated television series, "Life with Elizabeth, " and subsequently starred in "The Betty White Show" in 1954 and in "Date with the Angels" from 1958-1959. Following her portrayal of Sue Ann Nivens, the man-hungry television hostess on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" from 1973-1977, she appeared in the situation comedy "The Betty White Show" from 1977-1978 and played Ellen on "Mama's Family" in 1983. Most recently she has starred in "The Golden Girls, " for which she won her fifth Emmy award, and "Golden Palace."

White also narrated the Tournament of Roses Parade on network television for 20 years and for 10 years covered the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. A committed animal lover, she has been honored by numerous organizations for her dedication to animal health and welfare; she has worked with the Morris Animal Foundation for 25 years.

White is the author of three previous books: "Leading Lady" (with Tom Sullivan), "Betty White in Person, " and "Pet Love." She lives in Los Angeles.

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