By Bob Drury
A decade in the past, former army counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious younger daughter, Kyria, on a visit to a nursing domestic as a way to let its citizens to play with their family members puppy, a golden retriever named riley. Terry used to be astounded by way of the differences that spread out sooner than his eyes. quickly after, Terry and Kyria began their carrier puppy association, paws4people, with the target of pairing canine with humans short of therapeutic, together with traumatized and wounded conflict veterans and kids dwelling with actual, emotional, and highbrow disabilities.
In A Dog's Gift, award-winning journalist and writer Bob Drury movingly captures the tale of a yr within the lifetime of paws4people and the damaged our bodies and souls the association mends. The booklet follows the adventure of domestic dogs bred via the association from their loving, if rigorous, early education to an emotional occasion that terry and Kyria have christened "the bump," the place every one person provider puppy chooses its new proprietor via a virtually mystical connection that ignites the therapeutic strategy. Incorporating brilliant storytelling, insights into canines knowledge, heritage, technology, and relocating stories of non-public transformation, A Dog's Gift is a narrative of miracles certain to be embraced by way of not just the 60 million americans who personal canines, yet via somebody with a whole center and a loving soul.
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A Dog's Gift: The Inspirational Story of Veterans and Children Healed by Man's Best Friend by Bob Drury