Vets and Pets

Wounded Warriors and the Animals That Help Them Heal
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: BN12396
Released: Oct 17, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781543655353
Narrator/s: Teri Clark Linden
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Description

"Vets and Pets tells fifteen emotional and entertaining stories of the incredible bonds between wounded warriors, veterans, and other service members and their service and companion animals. Whether these special relationships are with dogs, cats, horses, pigs, or even birds of prey, readers will discover how these remarkable animals help veterans return to civilian life and live independently while simultaneously bringing joy and confidence into their lives. Tyler struggled to adjust to civilian life after losing both of his legs in Afghanistan, until he met his intelligent and willfully disobedient red European Doberman pinscher, Apollo. Vietnam veteran Patrick regained a sense of well-being and hope through the study of birds of prey. Mandi discovered that the intelligence and unconditional love of pigs were exactly what she needed to heal from an abusive past and a disappointing army-training injury. These are just a few of the uplifting stories that are featured in this striking collection. In addition to exploring the unique, lifelong bonds that can develop between veterans and their animal companions, Vets and Pets spotlights extraordinary nonprofits that unite wounded warriors with service and companion animals, including Hooves Marching for Mercy, Horses Helping Heroes, Avian Veteran Alliance, and Pets for Patriots, which will receive a portion of the proceeds of this book."

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eBook
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Product Number EB00749346
Released: Jan 15, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Skyhorse
ISBN: #9781510721944

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