Assist Dogs and their people
|Format||Paperback / softback|
|Book Size||230 x 170 x 23|
|Imprint||New Holland Publishers|
This book tells the stories of dogs working in assistance roles, helping their human friends when they are most in need. They guide those who cannot see and listen for those who cannot hear. They carry out physical tasks for people with mobility issues, offer emotional support for those struggling to cope with life's challenges and are the ever watchful companions for those suffering from medical conditions.
The dogs in these pages have both saved lives and allowed lives to be fully lived. These are tales of courage and heroism, but above all they are love stories showing the remarkable things that can happen when bonds of friendship run deep.
Assistance dogs have undergone intensive training for their roles but are far more than trained assistants. They are Dogs, at once perceptive and heroic, glorious and goofy helping their human friends eagerly and unconditionally.
Through a series of 41 inspiring and heartbreaking interviews author Sue Allison reveals the unique bond, the heart-warming and funny moments shared as they negotiate life together.
Sue Allison is a journalist and award-winning freelance writer whose work has appeared in many magazines. She is author of Secrets of Small Gardens also published by New Holland.