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Dogs and the Women Who Love Them: Extraordinary True Stories of Loyalty, Healing, and Inspiration

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When the nurturing nature of women meets the loyalty and unguarded affection of dogs, remarkable connections ensue. This book showcases stories about these connections that result in courageous and compassionate acts of love and healing - for the dogs, the women, and all the people whose lives they touch. Readers will laugh, smile, and be moved by shelter dogs, police cani ...more
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Published June 29th 2010 by New World Library
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Barbara
Mar 22, 2012 Barbara rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have you ever wondered if you love your dog too much? Well, if you are a woman who loves spending every spare moment with your dog and appreciate and treasure the love and bond you have with your dog, this book is a must read. You will laugh and cry, just as I did, at each of these stories. Not only will you feel connected with these women, but you will fall in love with their dogs as well. You will walk away with a profound understanding that dogs truly are spiritual teachers and our best frien ...more
Deborah Darsie
Oct 20, 2012 Deborah Darsie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-dog
A varied collection of essays by women who had some incredible relationships with their dogs.
The first section touched me more than the other two sections - but I really enjoyed the majority of the book.

Thought-provoking connections between human and animal.
Working dogs, pets, doggie therapists - with some deeply personal stories shared with us.

L. Virelli
Jan 06, 2012 L. Virelli rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Being someone who is a woman and a dog lover myself, I love these stories. Don't forget to read the sweet, uplifting story by Lori Durante Rardin called "A Familiar Friend Turns Ordinary into Extraordinary." That one was written by me under my other name. :-) Enjoy.
Debbie Heaton
Sep 16, 2011 Debbie Heaton rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This collection of stories stem from a diverse range of women and dogs and the experiences that empowered their lives. They are uplifting and inspirational.
Cindy
Nov 30, 2010 Cindy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful and inspiring stories.
Laura
Dec 26, 2011 Laura rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Really good stories about how women met and lived and loved their dogs. Just a great read!! (If you are a woman who adores her pup!!)
Becky
Mar 12, 2017 Becky rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
"Dogs and The Women Who Love Them" - They say diamonds are a girl's best friend. The Anderson through the stories they compile from women of all shapes, sizes and such proof "they" wrong. A dog truly is a girl's best friend. The book was featured on Oprah.com as one of the top dog books of 2010, and remains on a must-read list for all those canine fans. It features numerous stories that not only inform but encourage and are inspiring. The women featured give honest, open epistles about their rel ...more
Marcela
Jan 16, 2014 Marcela rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Great book. You have to read this book, dog lovers, for it is a compilation of stories about, what else?, women that love, love, love, their dogs. Some of the stories will move you and even make you cry, while others will have you laughing hard. Another thing I liked was that at the end of every story the writer would ask a question or mention something to entice you and encourage you to think about your own life.
Spider
Sep 11, 2011 Spider rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought some of these stories ran on a bit, and that several of the writers gave many elements that were personally significant, but didn't really seem to relate how dogs helped or inspired them.
I am glad to have read this book just the same, and grateful to the women who took the time to share their stories, and to the Anderson's for making these stories available.
Doris Raines
Apr 16, 2016 Doris Raines rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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O. How. Precious. Is. She. O. How. Precious. Is. He. They. Are. Turelly. So. Special. They. Are. Also. Here. For. You. And. For. Me. Ruff _ ruff
Gloria
May 13, 2015 Gloria rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I'm a dog lover but for some reason this book was a drag to get through. I don't know why but something was lacking.
Jliongrrrl
Perfect beach book, unrelated short stories. It made me miss my dog though :(
Amy
Sep 01, 2010 Amy marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: nonfict, animals
This book looks great. But I probably won't ever read it because it looks like I would cry.
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