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Admit it, some of the dogs in your life have learned at different rates. Some catch on quickly in puppy kindergarten and basic obedience. Others, well, not so fast. Guess what? Two-legged students are the same. Take it from Jennifer Mogren, a first-year Auburn Riverside High School language-arts teacher, and Mary Berry, a longtime Issaquah […]
If there is a subject that embodies the definition of underdog, it’s Rudy, whose odyssey is an intoxicating blend of tension and passion. We Americans love our underdogs, no matter what the playing field, from politics to sports, from business to personal life. They are scrappy and defy the odds of winning—or in […]
“My Old Dog: Rescued Pets with Remarkable Second Acts,” by Laura T. Coffey; photographs by Lori Fusaro. New World Library. $24.95. Beautifully written and photographed, this inspiring gem is about rescue and rebirth—the latter for the dog as well as its new owner. Upon finishing it I wanted to go out and adopt one of […]
“Elle & Coach,” by Stefany Shaheen with Mark Dagostino. Hachette Books, $27. Educational and engaging, this emotionally powerful read travels the slippery slope of a family in near chaos to one that slowly transitions to confidence and control. The authors frame young Elle’s odyssey from her original Type 1 diabetes diagnosis in November 2007 through […]
“Buster: The Military Dog Who Saved a Thousand Lives,” by Will Barrow as told to Isabel George. Thomas Dunne Books, $24.99. Buster, an English springer spaniel, is a decorated military veteran with five tours of duty, a celebrity at home in England and a soldier’s best friend. This gripping narrative takes the reader on two […]
The Rescued Dog Problem Solver, by Tracy Libby. I-5 Publishing. $19.95. Rescue dogs come packaged with a checkered past and plenty of uncertainty. Consequently, fashioning a well-balanced guidebook for preparation and managing that waif has been almost non-existent until now. It’s not like you can turn to match.com or one of its equivalents and maneuver […]