Chandi: The Rescue Dog Who Stole a Nation's Heart

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Pan Macmillan, Mar 29, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 320 pages

Tina and Chandi won the hearts of the nation with their fantastic dance routines on Britain’s Got Talent. Now, in this heart-warming memoir Tina shares their story.

When Tina met Chandi she was a frightened, abandoned puppy in a local pound. Under Tina’s care she soon blossomed into an amazingly intuitive dog and together with Pepper, Tina’s first rescue dog, she gave Tina a reason to live after losing both her parents to cancer. Tina and Chandi developed a very special bond that allowed them to communicate at an extraordinary level and provided the magic element in their Freestyle dog dancing routines. They performed in front of thousands and went on to become Crufts champions and television stars.

This is Tina and Chandi’s story of incredible love and devotion.


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About the author (2012)

Tina Humphrey is one of the top dog trainers in the country. She accomplished the extraordinary feat of turning Chandi, a rescue dog, into a Crufts champion with four titles to her name. Tina was born in Milton Keynes but has spent much of her life in Shropshire. Possessed of a musical talent from a very young age, she studied Music at Oxford University and went on to teach piano and violin in schools and to private students. Over the years Tina has trained her dogs Pepper and Chandi, both rescue dogs, for many competitive events in the UK.

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