The Resource A dog's gift : the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend, Bob Drury, (electronic resource)

A dog's gift : the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend, Bob Drury, (electronic resource)

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A dog's gift : the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend
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A dog's gift
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the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend
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Bob Drury
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eng
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A decade ago, former military counterintelligence officer Terry Henry joined his precocious young daughter, Kyria, on a trip to a nursing home in order to allow its residents to play with their family dog, a golden retriever named Riley. Terry was astounded by the transformations that unfolded before his eyes. Soon after, Terry and Kyria started their service dog organization, Paws4people, with the goal of pairing dogs with human beings in need of healing, including traumatized and wounded war veterans and children living with physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities. In A Dog's Gift, award-winning journalist and author Bob Drury movingly captures the story of a year in the life of Paws4people and the broken bodies and souls the organization mends. The book follows the journey of pups bred by the organization from their loving, if rigorous, early training to an emotional event that Terry and Kyria have christened "the bump," where each individual service dog chooses its new owner through an almost mystical connection that ignites the healing process. Incorporating vivid storytelling, insights into canine wisdom, history, science, and moving tales of personal transformation, A Dog's Gift is a story of miracles bound to be embraced by not only the sixty million Americans who own dogs but by anyone with a full heart and a loving soul
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Drury, Bob
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Read by Traber Burns
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  • Animals as aids for people with disabilities
  • Service dogs
  • Psychiatric service dogs
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  • Human-animal relationships
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adult
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A dog's gift : the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend, Bob Drury, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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9781504601504
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A dog's gift : the inspirational story of veterans and children healed by man's best friend, Bob Drury, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11346933
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 10 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781504601504
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11346933
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sound
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digital recording
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11346933
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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