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Bette Isacoff was a high school English teacher, juvenile probation officer, and computer programmer. She is also a registered nurse. Bette bred, trained, and exhibited Champion, Group, and Best in Specialty Show winning Finnish Spitz under the Kitsuna (reg.) prefix. She is credited with bringing the breed from total obscurity in this country to recognition by the American Kennel Club. Her writing has appeared the AKC GAZETTE, DOG FANCY, Golden Ages magazine, and The National Observer. She was the creator and twenty year Editor of The Finnish Line (monthly newsletter of the Finnish Spitz Club of America), and is a professional member of the Dog Writers Association of America. Isacoff obtained her BA, and MFA in Creative Writing, from Albert ...more

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I was almost halfway through my night shift when the phone rang at the Nurses’ Station. None of us jumped to answer it, because a call at that hour could only be one thing–an admission. No one wanted it. We enjoyed (most of) our patients, but a new one meant an arduous …


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