It Takes A Dog to Raise A Village

It Takes A Dog to Raise A Village

True Stories of Remarkable Canine Vagabonds

eBook - 2000
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This collection of true stories celebrates the lives of a handful of vagabond dogs who spurned confinement and one-family ownership.Each dog's tale is unique:Boozer had his own bank account and appeared on Good Morning America; Owney spent his life riding U.S. mail trains and can now be seen in the Smithsonian Institute; Greyfriars Bobby snuck into the cemetery every night for 14 years to sleep on his deceased master's grave; Lampo became famous for riding the railways of Italy but always returned to the same station; Tricksey offered companionship to the residents of a nursing home; Patsy Ann.
Publisher: Minocqua, Wis. : Willow Creek Press, Inc., c2000.
ISBN: 9781607556848
1607556847
Characteristics: 1 online resource (193 p.)
Contents: Introduction
Boozer: a town's dog
Owney: the globe trotter
Patsy Ann: official greeter of Juneau, Alaska
Weela: a community hero
Lampo: Italy's canine tourist
Old Drum: Burden vs. Hornby becomes a community cause
Tricksey: a nursing home dog
Red Dog: of Western Australia
Greyfriars Bobby: of Edinburgh, the story of a dog's loyalty.
Summary: This collection of true stories celebrates the lives of a handful of vagabond dogs who spurned confinement and one-family ownership.Each dog's tale is unique:Boozer had his own bank account and appeared on Good Morning America; Owney spent his life riding U.S. mail trains and can now be seen in the Smithsonian Institute; Greyfriars Bobby snuck into the cemetery every night for 14 years to sleep on his deceased master's grave; Lampo became famous for riding the railways of Italy but always returned to the same station; Tricksey offered companionship to the residents of a nursing home; Patsy Ann.

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