Dogs of Courage: Stories of Service Dogs, Police Dogs, Therapy Dogs, and Other Heroic Dogs from Around the World

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Thorndike Press, Jan 23, 2013 - Pets - 339 pages
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A celebration of the amazing canines who perform feats of bravery every day
Dogs don't just make lovable pets. They also work at an incredible number of jobs, helping humans in countless ways. From working with search-and-rescue teams to find missing persons to helping patients recover from injuries, Lisa Rogak covers the many ways in which dogs are an essential part of our world. And she tells the surprising stories of regular dogs who have gone above and beyond to help their owners--and even each other.
"Dogs of Courage "reveals the heartwarming and awe-inspiring stories of these hard-working dogs, from the training they receive to the ways we honor their sacrifices and reward their years of service. Affirming what every dog lover knows, this book shows how deep a dog's loyalty and friendship can go.

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LISA ROGAK is author of "The Dogs of War: The Courage, Love, and Loyalty of Military Working Dogs "as well as the Edgar- and Anthony-nominated "Haunted Heart: The Life and Times of Stephen King" and editor of "The New York Times-"bestselling "Barack Obama in His Own Words.

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