Hero Dogs

Hero Dogs

[remarkable Stories of Courage and Devotion]

eBook - 2012
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A book of canine courage published in association with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and Cruft's 'Friends for Life'. Amongst the stories are that of Gander, the Newfoundland mascot of the Royal Rifles of Canada who received a posthumous award for saving the lives of Candian infantrymen during the Battle of Lye Mun, Hong Kong in 1941. Echo, the search and rescue dog who has worked in Haiti; and the TEAM dog specially trained to work with congenitally deaf child and her family. This is a tribute to so many of man's best friends - and not only his best friends but his bravest as well.
Publisher: Shrewsbury : Quiller, 2012.
ISBN: 9781846891656
1846891655
Characteristics: 1 online resource (177 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: Introduction
Chapter one. Best friends in burgundy coats
Chapter two. The fire in the dog
Chapter three. Every dog's Lassie moment
Chapter four. Hunting high and low
Chapter five. 'For gallantry'
Chapter six. Step forward super-dogs!
Chapter seven. In the line of duty.
Summary: A book of canine courage published in association with Hearing Dogs for Deaf People and Cruft's 'Friends for Life'. Amongst the stories are that of Gander, the Newfoundland mascot of the Royal Rifles of Canada who received a posthumous award for saving the lives of Candian infantrymen during the Battle of Lye Mun, Hong Kong in 1941. Echo, the search and rescue dog who has worked in Haiti; and the TEAM dog specially trained to work with congenitally deaf child and her family. This is a tribute to so many of man's best friends - and not only his best friends but his bravest as well.

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