Entries Tagged as 'Human-Canine Bond'

Toby the Pet Therapy Dog and His Hospital Friends

March 16th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Animals used for therapeutic services are seen all over the American landscape, but their presence in children’s literature is just now making its foray. After chronicling her struggles with the real-life Toby (read: destructive, erratic behavior) in the adult work On Toby’s Terms, author Charmaine Hammond scripted the first in […]

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First Dog Fala

January 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In one sense, First Dog Fala is the ordinary story of the loving relationship between a dog and a human.  However, the human in the story is President Franklin Roosevelt, who, at the time this book takes place, was facing extraordinary situations: re-election for an unprecedented third term, war in Japan […]

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