The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul

The Dog Who Healed a Family: And Other True Animal Stories That Warm the Heart & Touch the Soul - Jo Coudert Jo Coudert has gathered a collection of 19 stories that illustrate the human/animal bond. Dogs, cats, pigs, ducks, geese, pigs and even deer and raccoons "people" the pages of this short book.Coudert has chosen stories that will make her readers laugh, cry and experience the full range of motions in between. The common theme is that people and animals teach each other about love and compassion, as has been borne out by numerous studies and significant research.Science and empirical data is one thing, but the anecdotal evidence provided in this book seals the deal. Animal lovers are sure to be touched by stories about a fawn who makes friends with nursing home residents, a pig who helps heal his mistress' agoraphobia and more.Highly recommended.(Review based on uncorrected advance proof.)