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Elle & Coach

“Elle & Coach”

“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 […]

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The Rescued Dog Problem Solver

“The Rescued Dog Problem Solver”

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 or one of its equivalents and maneuver […]

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Newtown-Guy Bacon (4)

The Dogs of Newtown

No one can capture the heart and soul of the therapy dogs of Newtown (Conn.) like a youthful recipient. And no better person than 11-year-old Guy Bacon, whose sister Charlotte was one of the 26 victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shootings in December 2012. A beneficiary of the hands-on goodwill dispersed by these […]

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