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Julie Barton and Bunker

Book Review ~ Dog Medicine by Julie Barton

Julie Barton’s book Dog Medicine, How My Dog Saved Me from Myself  tells her story of becoming healed by sharing her life with a golden retriever named Bunker. I have written about therapy dogs and have experienced the lifesaving intervention of our little Pomeranian, Puffy, …
Greyhound with glasses and rat on book

Artistic Dogs & Improbable Rats

PICCOLO: AN INTERN’S TALE If you enjoy the works of Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, you will enjoy  Piccolo: An Intern’s Tale, which is the first book of a series written by E. Merwin. It is the first person account …
Dog looking at rat on stack of books

Book Review: A Dog’s Purpose

I have often pondered the unfairness of some dogs living in luxury while others must endure lives as forgotten strays, or worse, as test animals or food. Although A Dog’s Purpose shows the various circumstances of human life through a dog’s perspective, …
Dog looking at rat on stack of books

Animals and the Afterlife

Animals and the Afterlife by Kim Sheridan—not your usual dog or cat book. Do animals have a soul? Do animals love? Do animals think? Are animals here to teach us to love or be patient? Can animals communicate with us? Do animals reincarnate? …