A heartfelt look at real-life animals who visit, cuddle, and help kids in unexpected ways This book is full of stories about some of God's amazing animals with very special jobs.
- JoJo the golden retriever who calms anxious kids at the dentist
- Gracie the therapy cat who encourages reluctant readers
- Parfait the service dog who helps a boy with seizures
- Magic the miniature horse who comforts children in hospitals
- Ricochet the dog who surfs with special-needs kids
- And many more!
Peggy Frezonis contributing editor of All Creatures magazine, and the author of Faithfully Yours. Her inspirational and animal stories appear regularly in Guideposts and Angels on Earth,Chicken Soup for the Soul books, and All Creatures daily devotional (Guideposts Books). She lives in upstate New York where she enjoys sharing her love of animals with her two granddaughters. She and her husband rescue senior golden retrievers and are involved in therapy dog work. They share their home with two faithful golden retrievers, Ernest and Petey.
"Peggy Frezon loves animals. More than that, she also understands children. While this book is full of touching true stories of animals and kids together, it's Peggy's heartfelt empathy and friendly voice that makes them shine." --Aline Alexander Newman, National Geographic author of How to Speak Dog and How to Speak Cat
"With great warmth Peggy Frezon shows young people that companion animals can be more than companions. They can also be our guides, bringing us to greater kindness, courage, and well being." --Gayle Boss, author of All Creation Waits
"The Dog in the Dentist Chair is also valuable for an adult reader. It's an inspiring resource for parents, teachers, and caregivers looking for ways to reach and heal the children in their care." --Melinda Johnson, author of Piggy in Heaven
Paperback 160 pp