Great Dog Stories

Heartwarming Tales of Remarkable Dogs

By (author): Roxanne Willems Snopek
ISBN 9781926613970
Softcover | Publication Date: August 15, 2011
Book Dimensions: 5.5 in x 8.5 in
128 Pages
$9.95 CAD

About the Book

From small mixed-breed pets to devoted work partners performing life-saving duties, dogs are remarkable and versatile creatures, and they enrich our lives immeasurably. Roxanne Willems Snopek shares 11 moving stories that illustrate the bonds between exceptional dogs and their owners. A service dog named Zephyr changes the life of celebrated children’s author Jean Little. Mojo, an aging black Labrador retriever, gives the gift of courage to a cancer-stricken young boy. A woman who rescues unwanted and abused dogs is herself saved by a pair of brave Rottweilers during a hike in the bush. Eve, a sheepdog with a fear of sheep, becomes the first civilian-owned dog in Calgary to be certified as an RCMP Civilian Search and Rescue Dog. These inspiring tales of the love, dedication and intelligence of humankind’s canine companions are certain to be treasured by all dog lovers.

About the Author(s)

Roxanne Willems Snopek has been writing professionally for close to three decades and is the author of over 25 books of fiction and nonfiction and hundreds of magazine articles. A member of the Romance Writers of America, she’s also a past-member of the Periodical Writers Association of Canada, Dog Writers Association of America, Cat Writers Association, and numerous other writing organizations. She lives in Abbotsford, BC, with her partner of thirty years, two brilliant poodles, and a variety of foster kittens.