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Rufus Finds a Home

(Stories for the Early Years #2)

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A wonderful story about feelings, compassion, and caring for others, be they humans or animals! Rufus, a golden retriever, lives with Charlie, a man of many years. But now, Charlie must leave to live with his daughter. The old man doesn’t know what to do about Rufus, but when he meets Jimmy and his sister, Heather, the problem of finding Rufus a new home is solved.
Kindle Edition, 26 pages
Published January 25th 2017 by TJC Press, Wood Bridge Division
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Carolyn Wilhelm
Jul 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book tackles a tough problem many families and dogs might and do face -- the dog needs a new home and family. This does happen in real life. My friend just adopted a dog as the owner passed away right after her dog also did so. Children can learn about these situations and have some understanding for people and dogs in this situation.

In Rufus, the older man begins to face the fact he can no longer appropriately care for his dog. He forgets to feed it, and forgets it is outside (and in the
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Penny Minding Mom
Feb 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
My children love animals and their little hearts broke when our cat passed away last May. While they understood it was time for “Buddy” to go to heaven, they are having a hard time understanding why we haven’t gotten another pet. For us (the parents) it’s an easy decision for two reasons – my daughter is allergic to cats, and feels so much better now that our home is pet free and we are gone so often we don’t have time to properly care for the dog that my son so desperately wants. “Rufus Finds a ...more
Deanie Humphrys-Dunne
Feb 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing


5.0 out of 5 stars An unforgettable tale!, February 12, 2017
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"Rufus Finds A Home is a beautifully written, heartwarming story of a gentle retriever named Rufus. The devoted dog lives with an older man. He and Rufus have a great relationship. No matter what happens, Rufus is his sweet and friendly self.Rufus loves joining in on t
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Theodore Jerome Cohen ’60, MS’61, PhD’66
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A wonderful story about feelings, compassion, and caring for others, be they humans or animals!

Rufus, a golden retriever, lives with Charlie, a man of many years. But now, Charlie must leave to live with his daughter. The old man doesn’t know what to do about Rufus, but when he meets Jimmy and his sister, Heather, the problem of finding Rufus a new home is solved.
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