Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink

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HarperTrue #ad - He lost the use of both of his legs, plus all memories of his children and much of his marriage. They 'adopted' each other, and endal became Allen's reason to communicate with the outside world, to come to terms with his injuries, and to want to live again. After five years of intensive therapy and rehab, he was still angry, bitter and unable to talk.

Until a chance encounter with a Labrador puppy - Endal - who had failed his training as an assistance dog on health grounds. This is the incredible story of Allen, his wife Sandra, and his family. The remarkable story of endal, voted ‘dog of the Millennium’, and how, through his remarkable skills, companionship and unstinting devotion, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again.

Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brink #ad - Allen parton was seriously injured while serving in the Gulf War. Not content with learning over 200 commands to help allen complete everyday tasks like getting dressed and going out to the shops in his wheelchair, Endal gave Allen the ability to start living again, and to become a husband and father again in his own special way.

And, of course, Endal. He was left unable to walk, talk or write - isolated in his own world.

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Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times

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HarperTrue #ad - Sally worried that she was missing out on the freedom of childhood. She needed help. She was only 28 and was training to be a Macmillan nurse – she wanted to care for the terminally ill. Unsure who to turn to, she happened upon Canine Partners and an extraordinary dog called Harmony. And harmony too, of course.

Sadly her first attempt was thwarted after her motorised wheelchair short-circuited. For them, climbing mountains made anything seem possible and represented their attitude to life. But a year after sally and Andrew were married Sally was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. But sally is a fighter and reached the summit in June 2011 with her husband by her side.

She has shown sally that the sky's the limit and, with a taste for independence that she hadn't felt since her mountaineering days, Sally set her sights on the peaks of Ben Nevis once more. In august 2010 sally planned to climb the hardest of the Munro Mountains. They formed an instant bond; harmony can perform over 100 chores – from putting groceries into the trolley to handing over Sally's purse at the till.

Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times #ad - Harmony is an unending source of comfort: she intuitively knows when Sally is in pain and calms Melissa when she suffers panic attacks. Harmony has given sally the ability to start living once more, and become a mother again in her own way. But sally was determined the disease wouldn't slow her down: she went back to work looking after others and, despite warnings that her condition could deteriorate in pregnancy, went on to have three beautiful children.

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Prisoner of War: Judy

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HarperCollins #ad - Judy saved frank’s life many times over and raised the morale of all the men in the camp. Extracted from the bestselling title the dog that Saved My Life, this short story tells the tale of a dog like no other, a dog who was awarded an animals’ Victoria Cross for her bravery and devotion. An inspiring and heart-warming short story of canine devotion and bravery.

The only dog to be officially registered as a Prisoner of War, Judy began her wartime career as a mascot aboard several Royal Navy warships. Torpedoed, shot at, sunk and almost drowned, the English Pointer survived only to be take prisoner and spend three years in Japanese camps in Sumatra. From the moment fellow inmate Frank Williams offered Judy his precious handful of rice she never left his side.

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Silver and Gold Angel Paws

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Short Stuff Press #ad - A dog searching for a home. Michael was looking for the perfect companion—smart, a real go-getter to keep up with his active lifestyle, athletic, beautiful, yet date after date ended in disaster. Two people searching for adventure. As michael surrenders to his fate, he realizes there are no accidents. Now michael and silver are out for another weekend adventure, hiking in the Cascade Mountains when a thoughtless risk turns into a life or death battle.

Stories in the angel paws series celebrate the unique bond between canines and humans with heartfelt, moving, and insightful tales for anyone who has ever loved a dog. A twist of fate to bring them all together. It took a visit to the animal shelter to find just who he needed.

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Chasing Chance Angel Paws

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Short Stuff Press #ad - Yet chance is out of control: chasing cars, running away, jumping on everyone, digging, chewing; leaving a path of destruction in his wake. When chance is nearly hit by a car after bolting out the front door, Julia is at her wits' end. Ashley can't bear the idea of chance being sent to a new home, but what can she do to save him?She fears it may take a miracle.

Stories in the angel paws series celebrate the unique bond between canines and humans with heartfelt, moving, and insightful tales for anyone who has ever loved a dog. She and her husband break the news to Ashley that Chance has to go. What if a member of your family was wreaking havoc on your life?Julia loves Chance, her family's adolescent Golden Retriever.

Chasing Chance Angel Paws #ad - Her twelve-year-old daughter, Ashley, is devoted to him.

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Jessica's Diary: A story about a puppy with three legs.

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#ad - In a foster home, warm and well-fed for the first time in her short life, Jessica's courage begins to fail as she wonders what will happen to her next. Young and bewildered, Jessica thinks only of surviving for another day. She falls ill, and is surrendered to the local animal shelter. The comfort of her mother and litter mates is far behind her, and she must face a big, dangerous world alone.

Who would want a dog with only three legs, after all? Then an encounter with a dangerous stranger changes everything… Inspired by a true story. This is a short story of approximately 35 pages. But it is too late to save Jessica's leg – it must be amputated. An angry outburst from her owner leaves her confined to a garden shed, her leg broken.

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The Wrong Dog: An Unlikely Tale of Unconditional Love

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Yellow Pear Press #ad - From david elliot cohen, the wrong dog is the heartwarming, often hilarious, story of Simba II, the multi-New York Times bestselling author of One Year Off, a mischievous white Labrador puppy brought home by accident. As he grows into an enormous ninety-pound dog with a huge personality, Simba cements the bond between two families and enriches their lives in countless ways.

When the family moves from san francisco to new york, the author is charged with bringing Simba to the family’s new home, so he and his best friend, load the old hound into the back of a station wagon and set out on a 3, Erick, 300-mile once-in-a-lifetime road trip across America. With stops at buck owens’ crystal palace; the las vegas strip; meteor crater; the painted desert; Cadillac Ranch; Winslow, the unconditional love between one dog and his family, this engaging and poignant volume chronicles an epic journey, New Mexico; Graceland, and other all-American landmarks, Arizona; Gallup, and the vast and benevolent role dogs play in American family life.

The Wrong Dog: An Unlikely Tale of Unconditional Love #ad - But most of all, the wrong Dog shows us how the end of life can sometimes be the richest part of all.

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A Life Worth Living

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Jennifer Probst #ad - Note: all proceeds will be donated to the local animal shelter. A short story for dog lovers, to the shelter, taking readers from his days of abuse, this touching memoir of a shelter dog shares his experiences in his own voice, to a home filled with love. Follow him on this extraordinary journey and fall in love with a new hero.

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Someone To Look Up To: a dog's search for love and understanding

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The 13th Sign #ad - By ippy and global Ebook Award Winning author. Jean gill has captured the innermost thoughts of this magnificent animal. Les ingham, pyr international A dog's life in the south of France. Top pick award from Litpick Student Reviews. One day, his human will come. During the twilight barking, he is shocked to hear his brother's voice but the bitter-sweet reunion is short-lived.

More misunderstandings take Sirius to Death Row in an animal shelter, as a so-called dangerous dog learning survival tricks from the other inmates. From puppyhood, sirius the Pyrenean Mountain Dog has been trying to understand his humans and train them with kindness. How this led to their divorce he has no idea.

Someone To Look Up To: a dog's search for love and understanding #ad - Doggedly, Sirius keeps the faith.

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Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World

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Citadel Press #ad - But there was something special about Sadie. An uplifting story with tremendous heart. With three “fur babies” already at home, Joal wasn’t looking to adopt another dog. With patience, and plenty of love, hope, Joal saw her canine companion grow in strength and joy. A must-read. Jodee blanco “what a wonderful book—moving and inspirational, touching and heartwarming.

Sue pethick. And before long, she discovered that sweet Sadie had transformed her life in ways she never could have imagined. Joyous and inspiring, saving Sadie is a triumphant story about the power of unconditional love and second chances—for humans and animals alike. A triumphant tale of second chances that shows how patience, hope, compassion and love can truly transform lives.

Saving Sadie: How a Dog That No One Wanted Inspired the World #ad - Modern dog “i fell in love with Sadie as you will, too. Fern michaels “saving Sadie will lift your spirit and open your heart. I couldn't put it down. Helen brown joal derse dauer was donating blankets at a local no-kill shelter when an injured and despondent dog caught her eye.

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A Short Read - The 9/11 Dogs: The heroes who searched for survivors at Ground Zero HarperTrue Friend

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HarperTrue #ad - And invaluably, they provided comfort and reassurance and lifted spirits by their pure presence. Sadly many of the dogs are no longer with us but their achievements will never be forgotten. For hours they searched, fighting off exhaustion with sheer determination and they continued every day long after the hope of finding survivors had passed.

There were faithful guide dogs who helped their sightless owners out of the Twin Towers and led them to safety showed unstinting devotion in the face of adversity. This book is to honour the dogs and their people. And later, therapy dogs arrived to bring comfort to the bereaved and confused. Some of them could only show that they were truly man’s best friend.

A Short Read - The 9/11 Dogs: The heroes who searched for survivors at Ground Zero HarperTrue Friend #ad - Not all of them showed human courage. Meet the dogs who searched for life amongst the ruins of the Twin Towers. Many heroes were made on 9/11 and in the weeks that followed. Isabel george was fortunate that the people close to the dogs were pleased to be asked to share their stories. At every stage of the operation, dogs were there helping humankind in various roles.

German shepherds, Labradors and Spaniels accounted for the majority of the four-legged heroes.

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