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Dog Tales: Inspirational Stories of Humor, Adventure, and Devotion

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Animal owners consider their pets God-given gifts and love to read about their exploits and adventures. With passion and heart, ardent dog lover Susy Flory offers true, inspirational stories about amazing acts of courage, boldness, and dedication by canines, including


Guide dog Roselle, who led her partner down 78 flights of stairs after the World Trade Center attack.
Kaiser
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ebook, 160 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Harvest House Publishers
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Jennifer
Jul 06, 2011 Jennifer rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"A dog is a man's best friend." Susy Flory, a dog lover herself, has written a wonderful book, Dog Tales, featuring stories of dogs who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in taking care of their people and other animals. The stories are endearing and a wonderful reminder of how our Creator made them to be a human's companion. They illustrate the truth of the quote mentioned above. Here are a few of the dogs featured in her book:


You will discover the courage of Roselle, a seeing-eye dog
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Lorena Bathey
Jul 27, 2011 Lorena Bathey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What's not to love about a book about man's (and women's) best friend? This is a compliation of stories that will leave you reaching for a tissue box when you feel the love, strength, committment, and amazing capabilities of dogs! See how the littlest critter never gives up and be inspired to be more like a dog.

Well written Dog Tales creates smiles and joy for anyone who has, had, or ever wanted a dog.

A great gift for the holidays!

Angela
Jan 21, 2012 Angela rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just a pleasant book of all good dog stories!! By far the best was at the end when the author shared her own.
Claire
Jul 11, 2011 Claire rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I approached the reading of this book expecting a pleasant bedtime interlude. Was I surprised! I found myself touched by some stories, in tears because of some. I was especially impressed with the stories of Hunter, Kaiser and Toast and their vital relationships with their humans.

Susy Flory takes these and more stories, seventeen in all, and tells them skillfully and lovingly. Her attention to breed detail is helpful and informative for a non-dog-owner such as myself, and her love of dogs and h
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Sue
Aug 25, 2015 Sue rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful book! Really incredible stories. Not a good book to read before going to bed because the stories are so riveting they keep you wide awake! Will read again for sure!
B.J. Taylor
Jul 07, 2011 B.J. Taylor rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Susy Flory did an excellent job with these incredible stories. I particularly enjoyed "Don't Mess with the Brute" about a big golden retriever who takes a hit for his family. And the one that I love the most is "Papa Loves You, Kaiser," about a dog and his owner, reunited. Touching and heartfelt, this book about dogs and what they mean to us will be enjoyed by dog lovers everywhere.
Jason Lewis
Sep 19, 2011 Jason Lewis rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A great heartwarming collection of events involving man's best friend to the end. Shows the compassion that people tend to overlook in many dogs all around us. Loved the fact that she gave updates as to what has happened since the stories took place, with both the people and the pets. An excellent book for any dog lover.
Marcela
Oct 16, 2011 Marcela rated it liked it
Very nice stories. Some of them very touching and amazing.
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Susy Flory is a New York Times best selling author who grew up on the back of a quarter horse in Northern California. She took degrees from UCLA in English and psychology, and has a background in journalism, education, and communications.

She first started writing at the Newhall Signal with the legendary Scotty Newhall, an ex-editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and a one-legged cigar-smoking curm
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