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Dr. Bernie Siegel has long observed how relationships with animals have helped his patients, alleviating their suffering and heartbreak. Now, he’s gathered many inspiring true stories, including delightful tales from the “Siegel Family Zoo” where “squawks, purrs, chirrups, squeaks, barks, and so on” fill the house. Other stories reveal animals as teachers and messengers, d ...more
Hardcover, 304 pages
Published October 27th 2015 by New World Library (first published October 13th 2015)
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Rita
Aug 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
First, let me say — all the stories in this book were very good and very well written. I don’t think, however, that short stories (even nonfiction stories about animals) are my cup of tea.
Yycdaisy
Nov 26, 2019 rated it did not like it
There were a few interesting stories but the book comes off as a bit amateurish.
Karl
Jun 08, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Although traditionally trained as a medical doctor and surgeon (for humans), Dr. Bernie Siegel has spent much of his life advocating for patient’s ability to heal themselves through lifestyle changes and increased awareness. To help create this awareness, Bernie wrote numerous books; among them: “Love, Medicine and Miracles”; “How to Live between Office Visits”; “A Book of Miracles” ; “365 Prescriptions for the Soul” and now, “Love, Animals & Miracles.”

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Alyssa
Dec 20, 2015 rated it it was ok
A lot of stories packed into this- some short and some longer. I would have preferred there to be less and for more elaboration on each story. All of the stories are also separated by themes. I did not always enjoy the comments from Bernie after each section where he would critique each story's account and experiences. A touching book overall, but not my favorite book on animals. ...more
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Bernie Siegel is an American writer and retired pediatric surgeon, who writes on the relationship between the patient and the healing process. He is known for his best-selling book Love, Medicine and Miracles.

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