Susannah Charleson





Susannah Charleson

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Susannah Charleson is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Scent of the Missing, as well as a flight instructor, service dog trainer, and canine search-and-rescue team member, who most recently began a non-profit organization called The Possibility Dogs, which rescues, trains, and places dogs with people suffering "unseen" disabilities. She lives with her search partner, Puzzle, a golden retriever certified for the recovery of missing persons, her service dog partner-in-training, Jake Piper, a German shepherd-pit bull-poodle mix, as well as a rabble of pomeranians, a chihuahua-cairn terrier mix, and two cats.


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Scent of the Missing: Love ...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 2,390 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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The Possibility Dogs: What ...
4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 441 ratings — published 2013 — 9 editions
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Possibility Dogs, The: What...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013
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“Finally, especially in the case of medical-response canines and those that serve handlers with invisible disabilities, it's not merely the necessity of the dog that's questioned but also the existance of the disability itself. And for these partnerships, some of the greatest problems arise.”
Susannah Charleson, The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of "Unadoptables" Taught Me About Service, Hope, and Healing

“Her dog. They would stay together all night in the intersection of lamplight and shadow, fall asleep watching reruns of Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Susannah Charleson, The Possibility Dogs: What a Handful of "Unadoptables" Taught Me About Service, Hope, and Healing

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