A Dog Named Boo

A Dog Named Boo

How One Dog and One Woman Rescued Each Other--and the Lives They Transformed Along the Way

Large Print - 2012
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"Lisa Edwards wandered into a pet shop on Halloween, well aware that the last thing she needed was a dog. But when she laid eyes on Boo, the runt of an abandoned litter, something compelled her to make him her own. The dunce of obedience class with poor eyesight and a wobbly gait, Boo was the least likely of heroes. Yet with his unflappable spirit and boundless love, Boo has changed countless lives through his work as a therapy dog. He has helped a mute six-year-old to speak, coaxed movement from a paralyzed girl, and stirred life into a ninety-four-year-old nun with Alzheimer’s. Ultimately, Boo gave Lisa the greatest gift of all – faith in herself. A beautifully written, heartwarming story full of little miracles that speak to the transformative power of animal therapy, A Dog Named Boo tugs at the heartstrings." -- from publisher's website.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2012.
Edition: Center Point large print ed.
ISBN: 9781611735529
1611735521
Branch Call Number: L.P 636.7 Edw
Characteristics: 351 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.

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Nov 29, 2013

A sweet story; true underdog tale.

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Sep 16, 2013

A good story which I quite enjoyed. Not too sappy, though there are difficulties to overcome the story is not a pitty party. Interesting life story of a woman training 'helping dogs'. Very interesting.

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