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Amazing but True Canine Tales

Published by Andrews McMeel Publishing
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Packed with fun, interesting, and touching anecdotes, Dogmania's tales of tail waggers are sure to amaze and delight the more than 50 million people in the U.S. who are proud dog owners.

They are cheerful, brave, and faithful. They demonstrate unconditional love, remarkable intelligence, and startling sensitivity. They are eager to play-and to please. And all they ask for is a pat on the head and food in their bowl.

Dogmania is a celebration of courageous and canny canines whose antics and adventures will entertain all animal lovers. Included are amazing tales about such dogs as:

* Selvakumar, a mongrel who dragged a seven-year-old boy to safety in the face of the swirling waters of the 2004 tsunami.

* Blue, the Australian blue heeler, who fended off a huge alligator to save his elderly master's life.

* Sweetie, the overweight terrier who emerged from her grave after she was mistakenly buried.

* Samson, the German Shepherd mix who acts as a guide dog for his blind canine sweetheart, Delilah.

Dogmania features more than 150 stories never before told in book form. This canine collection is sure to amuse and amaze the nearly 40 percent of U.S. homes that have a dog as a part of their family.

About The Authors

 Mara Bovsun is a member of the Dog Writers of America and a volunteer handler at New York City's Animal Haven Shelter. A freelance journalist and coauthor of six books, she lives in New York City.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing (April 1, 2006)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780740757723

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