Posts tagged "Maria Goodavage"

PETCAST: Dogs &Thanksgiving Day; Soldier Dogs, Dog Is My CoPilot, Delinquint Dogs; Choosing a Vet

PETCAST: Dogs &Thanksgiving Day; Soldier Dogs, Dog Is My CoPilot, Delinquint Dogs; Choosing a Vet
Listen HERE to a Petcast salute to turkeys everywhere, starting with David Frei, who it seems announces every dog show on the planet, including the upcoming National Dog Show Presented by Purina on (NBC at noon CDT) on Thanksgiving Day. There are too many emergency visits to veterinarians on Thanksgiving Day. Dr. Alexis Newman, president... Read more »

Solider Dogs, Celebrating our Working Heroes

Solider Dogs, Celebrating our Working Heroes
Click  HERE for my very timely interview on Steve Dale’s Pet World as author Maria Goodavage speaks about her book “Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America’s Canine Heroes.” Maria talks about what motivated her to do this book, in part because of the dog who helped to capture Bin Laden. She also tells explains... Read more »

Pet Books for Summer, from Solider Dogs to a Cow Kitty

"Soldier Dogs: The Untold Story of America's Canine Heroes," by Maria Goodavage (Penguin Publishing, New York, NY, 2012; $26.95). Truly an excellent read. Although the author is known for her work as a dog writer, she's a storyteller and a journalist first. Goodavage doesn't glamorize these dogs. She doesn't need to; just telling their stories is compelling. The truth is that insiders in the military consider our "war dogs" indispensable. Read this book, and you'll discover why. Among the surprising revelations, in addition to the record number of soldiers coming home with posttraumatic stress disorder syndrome, some military dogs are also returning with PTSDS.
Here some summer pet book reads – everything from touching and true stories of hero dogs to understanding the science of what animals can teach us about human health to a sweet kids book about adopting one special cat who looked like a cow. And, of course, if you’re a Kindle, Nook or Ipad person... Read more »
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